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Chapter 1.  PARTsolutions Administration / PARTadmin

Table of Contents

1.1. Launch
1.1.1. Client authorization rights
1.2. Structure and functions of user interface
1.3. PARTsolutions
1.3.1. Language selection
1.3.2. Installed modules
1.3.3. Catalog update
1.3.3.1. Catalog update Online
1.3.3.1.1. Launch
1.3.3.1.2. Welcome tabbed page
1.3.3.1.3. Catalog update tabbed page
1.3.3.1.4. Download tabbed page
1.3.3.1.5. Preferred Catalog tabbed page
1.3.3.1.6. Check project changes in detail (after the installation)
1.3.3.1.7. Check project changes in detail (before the installation)
1.3.3.1.8. PARTupdate - Notification on available catalog updates
1.3.3.2. Catalog installation / Catalog update: Offline
1.3.3.3. Before the catalog installation Check and Compare
1.3.3.4. Catalog versions
1.3.4. Index administration
1.3.4.1. Function overview
1.3.4.2. User interface of the Index administration at a glance
1.3.4.3. Icons and display in the index tree
1.3.4.4. Commands
1.3.4.4.1. Generate new display index
1.3.4.4.2. Update display index
1.3.4.4.3. Cleanup versions
1.3.4.4.4. Geometry import
1.3.4.5. Context menus
1.3.4.5.1. Overview of context menu commands
1.3.4.5.2. Context menu commands in detail
1.3.4.5.2.1. Update Full-text search index (and Geometrical search index) for finding topological values via Full-text search
1.3.4.5.2.2. Geometrical search index for Partial search
1.3.4.5.2.3. Manage fingerprints
1.3.4.6. Index administration at the client computer and/or in user mode
1.3.4.6.1. Display in user mode
1.3.4.6.2. Restricted configuration options and commands
1.3.4.7. Index administration - Background information
1.3.5. ERP environment
1.3.5.1. Define Database interface
1.3.6. Material
1.3.7. Document types
1.4. CAD integration
1.5. eCATALOGsolutions
1.6. Translations
1.7. Configuration files
1.7.1. Editing of configuration files in PARTadmin
1.7.1.1. User interface at a glance
1.7.1.2. Export in text file
1.7.1.3. Filtering blocks and keys
1.7.1.4. Editing blocks and keys
1.7.1.4.1. Adjust key values
1.7.1.4.2. Activate key / Deactivate key
1.7.1.4.3. Editing blocks, keys and key values
1.7.1.4.4. Additional functions in $CADEANS_DEFAULTUSER
1.7.1.4.5. Additional function with activated $CADENAS_SITESETUP
1.7.2. Editing configuration files on file level
1.7.2.1. Translation of "Short description"
1.7.3. $CAEDENAS_DATA/datasetup
1.7.3.1. avoid_parts.cfg
1.7.3.2. classsystem.cfg
1.7.3.2.1. Limit classification to projects, directories, catalogs
1.7.3.3. replace_std.cfg
1.7.3.3.1. General settings
1.7.3.3.2. Settings on project level
1.7.3.3.3. Settings on directory level
1.7.4. $CADENAS_DEFAULTUSER and $CADEANS_USER
1.7.4.1. partconnection.cfg
1.7.4.1.1. Key "StartupMode"
1.7.4.1.2. Key "SynchronizeMode"
1.7.4.1.3. Key "ErpMode"
1.7.4.1.4. Key "ErpCondition"
1.7.4.1.5. Key "ConnectionMode"
1.7.4.1.6. Key "SkipHoleValuesFilter"
1.7.4.1.7. Key "IgnorePrecisionOfHoles"
1.7.4.1.8. Key "ReplacedParts"
1.7.4.1.9. Key "WarnOnConnectionTypeSwitch"
1.7.4.1.10. Key "UseTableRestrictions"
1.7.4.1.11. Key "SkipLengthCalculations"
1.7.4.1.12. Key "AlphaMode"
1.7.4.1.13. Key "FormatInch"
1.7.4.1.14. Key "ValueRangeResolveDepth"
1.7.4.1.15. Key "ComputationIterations"
1.7.4.1.16. Key "RecentFiles"
1.7.4.2. partsolu.cfg
1.7.4.2.1. Block [PROXY]
1.7.4.2.2. Block [INDEXTREESEARCH]
1.7.4.2.2.1. Key "SHOW_MISSING_INDEX_HINT" - Suppress note at missing search indexes
1.7.4.2.3. Block [Common]
1.7.4.2.3.1. Key "IsAdmin" - User mode
1.7.4.3. partupdate.cfg
1.7.4.3.1. Block [Common]
1.7.4.3.1.1. Key "ShowInExcludeListButton" - PARTadmin Online-Catalog update: Show only specified catalogs
1.7.4.4. pdatamgr.cfg
1.7.4.4.1. Block [SettingsIndexTree]
1.7.4.4.1.1. Key "HiddenItemToolbarEntries" - Set buttons in search result list visible or hidden via configuration file
1.7.4.4.1.2. Key "PreviewPerLine" - Search results: Show line preview images
1.7.4.4.1.3. Keys "DefaultCellSize" "MinCellSize" "MaxCellSize" - Adjust minimal and maximal tile size in the Symbols view
1.7.4.4.2. Block [PARTCOMPARESETTINGS]
1.7.4.4.2.1. Key "DisplayGeoDistances" - Tabular Compare - Display geometric similarity
1.7.4.4.3. Block [ASSEMBLY]
1.7.4.4.3.1. Key "automaticRecalcAfterFileOpen" - Configure mode for part recalculation
1.7.4.4.4. Block [OPTIONS]
1.7.4.4.4.1. Key "HIDEMODI" - Nominal thread and/or Core diameter in PARTdataManager
1.7.4.4.4.2. Key "CAPTION3D" - Change title in 3D view
1.7.4.5. prjdependency.cfg - Project dependencies in diagram form
1.7.4.6. psolopt.cfg
1.7.4.6.1. Block [SettingsIndexTree] - Settings for part selection
1.7.4.6.1.1. Key "GenerateMissingTopologyData" - Suppress regeneration of missing topology data
1.7.4.6.1.2. Key "ClickableVariables" - Search result - Clickable variables and values
1.7.4.6.1.3. Key "SearchFilterHint_MaxResults" - Search result filtered - Control of message
1.7.4.6.1.4. Key "ShowDisplayRanking" - Search results: Placement number
1.7.4.6.1.5. Key "EnableOverlayPopup" - Search results: Popup window
1.7.4.6.1.6. Key "LINKCLASSLIST" - Adjust dialog area "Links"
1.7.4.6.1.7. Key "SHOWUSECASESDOCK" - Use Cases (Online)
1.7.4.6.1.8. Key "ShowInstallHistory" - Show/hide Installation history
1.7.4.6.1.9. Key "KeySynonyms" - Synonym editor
1.7.4.6.2. Block [SettingsSearch] - Main settings for searching
1.7.4.6.2.1. Keys "LoadGeometryEnabled" and "LoadFromCadEnabled"
1.7.4.6.2.2. Key "VisibleSearchPages" - Visible search methods
1.7.4.6.2.3. Key "GeoSearchHintStepSize" and "GeoSearchHintMinValue" - Search results: Extend minimum similarity at geometric search successively
1.7.4.6.2.4. Key "ShowEditSearchTemplates"
1.7.4.6.3. Block [SettingsTable] - Table settings
1.7.4.6.3.1. Key "ShowOnlyPrefRanges" - Button Preferred ranges - Determine initial status
1.7.4.6.4. Block [PARTCOMPARESETTINGS]
1.7.4.6.4.1. Key "PreviewImageSize" - Part comparison - Enlarged preview image in the tooltip
1.7.4.6.5. Block [InfoPane] - TagCloud
1.7.4.7. reports.cfg
1.7.4.7.1. Key "SearchForProjects" - Duplicate report - Comparison on project level
1.7.4.7.2. reports.xml - Storage location of reports
1.7.4.8. seamless.cfg
1.7.4.8.1. Call up PARTadmin
1.7.4.8.2. Key "ShowOnlyIcons" - Show only icons (no labels)
1.7.4.8.3. Key "Show2dTab" - Show 2D derivation tabbed page
1.7.4.8.4. Key "ShowCatalogFilter" - Show/hide "Manufacturer filter" on tabbed page "Catalogs"
1.7.4.8.5. Key "ShowCatalogFilters" - Show/hide "Catalog filter" on tabbed page "Search"
1.7.4.8.6. Key "RootNodes" - Show/hide main items on the tabbed page "Catalogs"
1.7.4.8.7. Keys "ShowItemToolbar" and "HiddenItemToolbarEntries" - Show/hide specific buttons
1.7.4.8.8. Key "HiddenContextMenuItems" - Show/hide context menu commands
1.7.4.8.9. Key "HiddenSearchPages" - Show/hide search methods
1.7.4.8.10. Key "TOP_SHOW_SYNONYM_BUTTON" - Show/hide checkbox for Synonym search
1.7.4.8.11. Key "TOP_SHOW_HELP_BUTTON" - Show/hide Help button
1.7.4.8.12. Keys "TOP_SHOW_SAVEQUERY_BUTTON" and "TOP_SHOW_LOADQUERY_BUTTON" - Show/hide button for "Load/save search templates"
1.7.4.8.13. Key "TOP_OFFLINECD_MODE" - Search in / for show/hide
1.7.4.8.14. Key "Tabs" - Adjust sequence and visibility of tabs (Part selection)
1.7.4.8.15. Key "ViewTabs" - Adjust sequence and visibility of tabs (Part view)
1.7.4.8.16. Key "CONTEXTMENU3D_HIDE" - Hide context menu commands in 3D view
1.7.4.8.17. Key "SeamlessWindowInCompareSide" - Seamless - Part comparison | Right-left setting
1.7.4.8.18. Seamless with ERP integration
1.7.4.8.18.1. Block [ERP_HIDDENCOLUMNS] - Hide ERP columns
1.7.4.8.18.2. Seamless: Enter ERP number during export
1.7.4.9. startup_assistant.cfg
1.7.4.9.1. Block [title_bottom] -> Key "url"
1.7.4.9.2. Block [common] -> Key "show_next_time"
1.7.4.10. varsearch.cfg
1.7.4.10.1. Block [VariableSearch]
1.7.4.10.1.1. Keys "FieldPriorizations" and "SynonymFieldPriorizationMultiplicator" - Full-text search: prioritization of fields to be searched
1.7.4.10.2. Block: [DidYouMeanSearch] -
1.7.4.10.2.1. Key "Enabled" - Did you mean on/off
1.7.4.10.2.2. Block [SimilarWordsSearch] -> Key "Enabled" - Related results on/off
1.7.5. $CADENAS_SETUP
1.7.5.1. Overview on configuration files under $CADENAS_SETUP
1.7.5.2. 2dscales.cfg - Use scale for 2D view
1.7.5.3. catalogicons.cfg - Icons on catalog preview image
1.7.5.4. bugreport.cfg - Catalog Feedback
1.7.5.5. cfginfo.cfg
1.7.5.6. class_mod.cfg - Name mapping of published elements
1.7.5.7. din962_global.cfg - Variants in screws and nuts (DIN 962)
1.7.5.8. filesystems.cfg
1.7.5.8.1. Caching of index files of $CADENAS_DATA on PARTapplicationServer
1.7.5.8.2. Caching index files of $CADENAS_DATA onPARTapplicationServer
1.7.5.9. geomsearch.cfg
1.7.5.9.1. Block [settings] Key ShowMirroredIconPercentage - Configure visibility of mirrored parts
1.7.5.9.2. Block [settings] Key PartialSearchCatalogs - Partial Search
1.7.5.9.3. Block [FeatureGroups]
1.7.5.9.4. Geometry import - Maximum number of Triangles
1.7.5.9.5. Geometry import - Maximum number of features
1.7.5.9.6. Dependency of extension values from orientation
1.7.5.9.7. Cache search results in working memory
1.7.5.9.7.1. Caching for versions up to 9.07
1.7.5.9.7.1.1. Description of different caches
1.7.5.9.7.1.2. Log file evaluation - Find best settings
1.7.5.9.7.2. Caching / geometric search index as of V9.08
1.7.5.9.7.2.1. Structure of indices
1.7.5.9.7.2.2. geomsearch.cfg -> Block [settings] - Common settings
1.7.5.9.7.2.3. Creation of Geo and Topo indices
1.7.5.9.7.2.4. Changes at the actual search
1.7.5.9.7.2.5. Caching settings
1.7.5.9.7.2.6. Log file evaluation - Find best settings
1.7.5.9.7.2.7. Access on Topology values via VBS
1.7.5.10. if<cadname>.cfg
1.7.5.11. ifacecommon.cfg
1.7.5.12. material.cfg (without ERP integration)
1.7.5.13. material_assign.cfg (with ERP integration)
1.7.5.14. menustructure_<application name>.cfg / menuvisibility_<application name>.cfg
1.7.5.15. online_translators.cfg
1.7.5.15.1. Use online translation services directly from PARTproject
1.7.5.15.2. Configuration of the Online Translation Services
1.7.5.15.2.1. Integration mode of translation service
1.7.5.15.2.2. Structure of configuration file
1.7.5.15.2.3. Google Translator - Create account
1.7.5.15.2.4. Microsoft Translator - Create account
1.7.5.16. pappclient.cfg
1.7.5.17. pappserver.cfg
1.7.5.18. partconnection.cfg
1.7.5.18.1. Block [PARTconnection]
1.7.5.18.1.1. Key "SkipErpRoleConditions"
1.7.5.18.1.2. Key "LocalConnectionsPath"
1.7.5.18.1.3. Key "SkipPrecalculation"
1.7.5.18.1.4. Key "MergeOptions"
1.7.5.18.1.5. Key "ShowSynchronizationMenu"
1.7.5.18.2. Block [EXPORT]
1.7.5.18.3. Block [NecessaryIndexes]
1.7.5.18.4. Block [Unit]
1.7.5.18.5. Block [Hole]
1.7.5.18.6. Block [Counterbore]
1.7.5.18.7. Block [Types]
1.7.5.18.8. Blocks [<specification of types>]
1.7.5.18.8.1. Key "ClassIdsSkipErp"
1.7.5.19. partsol.cfg
1.7.5.19.1. Block [Common] - Common settings
1.7.5.19.1.1. Key "stlMaxTriangleCount" - Geometry import
1.7.5.19.1.2. Key "ExportSubAssemblyStructure" - Support for subassemblies
1.7.5.19.2. Block [VARSEARCHCLSVARS]
1.7.5.19.3. Block [EOLService] - Show/hide lines to be avoided
1.7.5.19.4. Block [PARTdataManager] - Global settings for PARTdataManager
1.7.5.19.4.1. Keys "TOP_SEARCHPATH_SELECTION_..." - Search path selection: Show/hide single options
1.7.5.19.4.2. Key "TOP_SHOW_PATH_SELECTION" - Show/hide search path selection list field (Search in)
1.7.5.19.4.3. Key "TOP_SHOW_VIEWMODE_BUTTON" - Show/hide view mode selection (Search for)
1.7.5.19.4.4. Key "TOP_SHOW_SYNONYM_BUTTON" - Show/hide button "Search for synonyms"
1.7.5.19.4.5. Key "TOP_SHOW_HELP_BUTTON" - Show/hide Help button
1.7.5.19.4.6. Keys "TOP_SHOW_SAVEQUERY_BUTTON" and "TOP_SHOW_LOADQUERY_BUTTON" - Search templates
1.7.5.19.4.7. Key "INDEX_SHOW_SEARCH_SETTINGS" - Button "Search settings" on/off
1.7.5.19.4.8. Key "INDEX_SHOW_SAVEININDEX" - Button "Save search results in favorites" on/off
1.7.5.19.4.9. Key "INDEX_SHOW_SAVEINFILE" - Button "Save search results in a file" on/off
1.7.5.19.4.10. Key "INDEX_SHOW_GENERATE_FILTER_ASSISTANT" - Button "Extended search filter assistant" on/off
1.7.5.19.4.11. Keys "TABCONTENT_..._ENABLED" and "TABCONTENT_..._HIDE_..." - Availability and visibility of tab content
1.7.5.19.4.12. Key "TABCONTENT_SEARCHRESULT_DEFAULT_REQUEST_PATH"
1.7.5.19.4.13. Key "TABBAR_PLUSBUTTON_ENABLED" - Plus button on/off
1.7.5.19.4.14. Keys "PARTSELECTION_SHOW_..." / "PARTSELECTION_..._AS_TAB" - Show/hide "Structure" items or move on tab
1.7.5.19.4.15. Key "TOP_SEARCHPATH_SELECTION_HEADER" - Search path selection: Show/hide headers
1.7.5.19.4.16. Key "INDEX_SHOW_CATALOG_FILTER" - Restrict Search results via Catalogue filter
1.7.5.19.4.17. Key "INDEX_SHOW_MAPVIEW" and "INDEX_SHOW_CLUSTERMAPVIEW" - Show/hide buttons for Cloud Map and Partition Map view
1.7.5.19.4.18. Block [PARTdataManager] -> Key "STYLESHEETS" - Customer stylesheets for GUI elements
1.7.5.19.4.19. Keys "TABBAR_ORDERABLE" and "TABBAR_ORDER" - Tabs: Allow drag & drop and tab order
1.7.5.19.5. Block [PARTdataManager:CustomDockContent:0] - Create custom docks with a web-view via config
1.7.5.19.6. Block [PARTcadAssistant]
1.7.5.19.6.1. Key "EXE" - PARTcadAssistant
1.7.5.19.7. Block [NATIVEPARTS]
1.7.5.19.7.1. Key "NATIVEPOOLDIR" - Pool and project directory for native parts
1.7.5.19.8. Block [FULLTEXTSEARCH]
1.7.5.19.8.1. Key "SimilarityFactor" - Prioritize catalogs
1.7.5.19.9. Block [INDEX:LUCENE]
1.7.5.19.9.1. Key "TopologyCatalogs" - Find topological values with Full-text search
1.7.5.20. pcdstart.cfg
1.7.5.21. plinktemplates.cfg
1.7.5.22. Catalog Quality Seal
1.7.6. $CADENAS_SITESETUP
1.7.7. $CADENAS_USER
1.7.8. Keys in catalog directory and subdirectories
1.7.8.1. search.cfg
1.7.8.2. dir.prj
1.7.8.2.1. Key "SEARCHVARS" - Certain variables, always display
1.7.9. Optimize user interface
1.7.9.1. Optimize user interface - Overview
1.7.9.2. Tweak menus, menu items, toolbars, buttons and context menu commands
1.7.9.2.1. Overview
1.7.9.2.2. Tweak PARTdataManager user interface
1.7.9.2.2.1. menustructure_PARTdataManager.cfg
1.7.9.2.2.1.1. Block [Tweakmenu]
1.7.9.2.2.1.1.1. Menus
1.7.9.2.2.1.1.2. Toolbars
1.7.9.2.2.1.1.3. Context menus
1.7.9.2.2.1.2. Block [hasSubMenuActions]
1.7.9.2.2.1.3. Block [AltButtons]
1.7.9.2.2.2. menuvisibility_PARTdataManager.cfg
1.7.9.2.2.2.1. Specification of modes (roles)
1.7.9.2.2.2.2. PARTdataManager: Action names (key names) of menu items / buttons / context menu commands
1.7.9.2.2.2.2.1. PARTdataManager: Action names (key names) of menu items and buttons
1.7.9.2.2.2.2.2. PARTdataManager: Action names of context menu commands
1.7.9.2.3. Tweak PARTproject user interface
1.7.9.2.3.1. menustructure_PARTproject.cfg
1.7.9.2.3.2. menuvisibility_PARTProject.cfg: Action names of menus, menu items, toolbars and buttons
1.7.9.2.4. Settings in partsolu.cfg
1.7.9.2.5. Tweak settings and scripting
1.7.9.3. PARTdataManager GUI settings in partsol.cfg
1.7.9.4. Activate/deactivate windows
1.7.9.5. Define windows positioning
1.7.9.6. Show/hide search methods
1.8. License administration
1.8.1. Open License administration
1.8.2. License Types
1.8.3. Clients
1.8.3.1. "General" tabbed page
1.8.3.1.1. Hostid sources
1.8.3.1.2. Use FLM server
1.8.3.2. "Licenses" tabbed page (Single workstation)
1.8.3.2.1. Entering licenses... (Single workstation)
1.8.3.2.2. Check licenses... (Single workstation)
1.8.3.2.3. Change licenses (Single workstation)
1.8.3.3. "Protocol" tabbed page
1.8.3.4. "License product preselection" tabbed page
1.8.3.5. "Request licenses online" tabbed page
1.8.4. FLM server
1.8.4.1. Changes as of V10
1.8.4.2. Changes as of V9.03
1.8.4.3. Precondition for the usage of floating licenses
1.8.4.4. FLM-Server - V9.03 + V8.1 - Different scenarios
1.8.4.5. "Connected servers" dialog area
1.8.4.6. "Licenses" tabbed page (FLM)
1.8.4.6.1. Entering licenses... (FLM)
1.8.4.6.2. Check licenses... (FLM)
1.8.4.7. "Named User" tabbed page
1.8.4.8. "Checkouts" tabbed page
1.8.4.9. "Access control" tabbed page
1.8.4.10. "Events" tabbed page
1.8.4.11. "Security" tabbed page
1.8.4.12. "Protocol" tabbed page
1.8.4.13. "Status" tabbed page
1.8.4.14. "Statistic" tabbed page
1.8.4.15. "Request licenses online" tabbed page
1.9. PARTsynonym
1.10. More administrative setting options
1.10.1. Request parts via e-mail - Part information (Mident) attached as ".psmid" file (9.03)
1.10.2. Connections
1.10.2.1. Connections
1.10.2.1.1. General information
1.10.2.1.2. Basic settings
1.10.2.1.3. Execute script
1.10.2.2. Connections: Always show holes (also without ERP integration) when "preferred rows" and "filtered tree" is on (9.03)
1.10.3. Batchconvert.exe
1.10.4. Replace_std.cfg - Adjust paths after Update
1.10.5. Define search template
1.10.5.1. Search templates
1.10.5.2. Algorithms
1.10.5.2.1. Display algorithms in PARTdataManager
1.10.5.3. Other settings
1.10.5.4. Background information
1.10.5.4.1. Indexes
1.10.5.4.2. Index files
1.11. Statistical evaluation of PARTcommunity data
1.12. Logging
1.12.1. Global Logging System
1.12.2. Logging Viewer (9.03 SP2)
1.12.3. Crash dump (9.03 SP2)

PARTadmin with category "Catalog update" -> "Online"

PARTadmin with category "Catalog update" -> "Online"

[Tip] Tip

With pressed Ctrl key you can scale up and down the icons with the mouse wheel.