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So I only have one wire in my switch box and it’s going up to the light. I can only grab my power from the ceiling but I don’t want to fight inside of a plaster wall to get a wire back down. Is there anyway possible just using that one wire that I could make this work.

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    Do you mean one wire, or one cable containing black, white, and green or bare wires? If it's the latter, this could be a switch loop; see many past answers about that. If it's the former, you can't do anything; with it.
    – keshlam
    Commented Feb 18 at 5:52
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    You have a switch...Is it working now? It's not clear what your situation is but you may find this useful: thisoldhouse.com/electrical/21016047/… Commented Feb 18 at 6:03
  • Photo of the switch and box, as they are wired now., would be helpful. Photo of how the light fixture is wired up would also help; that would help us confirm whether this really is a switch loop.
    – keshlam
    Commented Feb 18 at 8:48
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    Have we established a canonical Answer for "what is a switch loop, how is it wired, what colors slight I expect to see (remembering that colors differ by country and by electrician's competence), how do I figure it out and put it back together if I've already fully disassembled it?" to use as a master Duplicate Of?
    – keshlam
    Commented Feb 18 at 8:52

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