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1.7.  Configuration files

1.7.1. Editing of configuration files in PARTadmin User interface at a glance Export in text file Filtering blocks and keys Editing blocks and keys Adjust key values Activate key / Deactivate key Editing blocks, keys and key values Additional functions in $CADEANS_DEFAULTUSER Additional function with activated $CADENAS_SITESETUP
1.7.2. Editing configuration files on file level Translation of "Short description"
1.7.3. $CAEDENAS_DATA/datasetup avoid_parts.cfg classsystem.cfg Limit classification to projects, directories, catalogs replace_std.cfg General settings Settings on project level Settings on directory level
1.7.4. $CADENAS_DEFAULTUSER and $CADEANS_USER partconnection.cfg Key "StartupMode" Key "SynchronizeMode" Key "ErpMode" Key "ErpCondition" Key "ConnectionMode" Key "SkipHoleValuesFilter" Key "IgnorePrecisionOfHoles" Key "ReplacedParts" Key "WarnOnConnectionTypeSwitch" Key "UseTableRestrictions" Key "SkipLengthCalculations" Key "AlphaMode" Key "FormatInch" Key "ValueRangeResolveDepth" Key "ComputationIterations" Key "RecentFiles" partsolu.cfg Block [PROXY] Block [INDEXTREESEARCH] Key "SHOW_MISSING_INDEX_HINT" - Suppress note at missing search indexes Block [Common] Key "IsAdmin" - User mode partupdate.cfg Block [Common] Key "ShowInExcludeListButton" - PARTadmin Online-Catalog update: Show only specified catalogs pdatamgr.cfg Block [SettingsIndexTree] Key "HiddenItemToolbarEntries" - Set buttons in search result list visible or hidden via configuration file Key "PreviewPerLine" - Search results: Show line preview images Keys "DefaultCellSize" "MinCellSize" "MaxCellSize" - Adjust minimal and maximal tile size in the Symbols view Block [PARTCOMPARESETTINGS] Key "DisplayGeoDistances" - Tabular Compare - Display geometric similarity Block [ASSEMBLY] Key "automaticRecalcAfterFileOpen" - Configure mode for part recalculation Block [OPTIONS] Key "HIDEMODI" - Nominal thread and/or Core diameter in PARTdataManager Key "CAPTION3D" - Change title in 3D view prjdependency.cfg - Project dependencies in diagram form psolopt.cfg Block [SettingsIndexTree] - Settings for part selection Key "GenerateMissingTopologyData" - Suppress regeneration of missing topology data Key "ClickableVariables" - Search result - Clickable variables and values Key "SearchFilterHint_MaxResults" - Search result filtered - Control of message Key "ShowDisplayRanking" - Search results: Placement number Key "EnableOverlayPopup" - Search results: Popup window Key "LINKCLASSLIST" - Adjust dialog area "Links" Key "SHOWUSECASESDOCK" - Use Cases (Online) Key "ShowInstallHistory" - Show/hide Installation history Key "KeySynonyms" - Synonym editor Block [SettingsSearch] - Main settings for searching Keys "LoadGeometryEnabled" and "LoadFromCadEnabled" Key "VisibleSearchPages" - Visible search methods Key "GeoSearchHintStepSize" and "GeoSearchHintMinValue" - Search results: Extend minimum similarity at geometric search successively Key "ShowEditSearchTemplates" Block [SettingsTable] - Table settings Key "ShowOnlyPrefRanges" - Button Preferred ranges - Determine initial status Block [PARTCOMPARESETTINGS] Key "PreviewImageSize" - Part comparison - Enlarged preview image in the tooltip Block [InfoPane] - TagCloud reports.cfg Key "SearchForProjects" - Duplicate report - Comparison on project level reports.xml - Storage location of reports seamless.cfg Call up PARTadmin Key "ShowOnlyIcons" - Show only icons (no labels) Key "Show2dTab" - Show 2D derivation tabbed page Key "ShowCatalogFilter" - Show/hide "Manufacturer filter" on tabbed page "Catalogs" Key "ShowCatalogFilters" - Show/hide "Catalog filter" on tabbed page "Search" Key "RootNodes" - Show/hide main items on the tabbed page "Catalogs" Keys "ShowItemToolbar" and "HiddenItemToolbarEntries" - Show/hide specific buttons Key "HiddenContextMenuItems" - Show/hide context menu commands Key "HiddenSearchPages" - Show/hide search methods Key "TOP_SHOW_SYNONYM_BUTTON" - Show/hide checkbox for Synonym search Key "TOP_SHOW_HELP_BUTTON" - Show/hide Help button Keys "TOP_SHOW_SAVEQUERY_BUTTON" and "TOP_SHOW_LOADQUERY_BUTTON" - Show/hide button for "Load/save search templates" Key "TOP_OFFLINECD_MODE" - Search in / for show/hide Key "Tabs" - Adjust sequence and visibility of tabs (Part selection) Key "ViewTabs" - Adjust sequence and visibility of tabs (Part view) Key "CONTEXTMENU3D_HIDE" - Hide context menu commands in 3D view Key "SeamlessWindowInCompareSide" - Seamless - Part comparison | Right-left setting Seamless with ERP integration Block [ERP_HIDDENCOLUMNS] - Hide ERP columns Seamless: Enter ERP number during export startup_assistant.cfg Block [title_bottom] -> Key "url" Block [common] -> Key "show_next_time" varsearch.cfg Block [VariableSearch] Keys "FieldPriorizations" and "SynonymFieldPriorizationMultiplicator" - Full-text search: prioritization of fields to be searched Block: [DidYouMeanSearch] - Key "Enabled" - Did you mean on/off Block [SimilarWordsSearch] -> Key "Enabled" - Related results on/off
1.7.5. $CADENAS_SETUP Overview on configuration files under $CADENAS_SETUP 2dscales.cfg - Use scale for 2D view catalogicons.cfg - Icons on catalog preview image bugreport.cfg - Catalog Feedback cfginfo.cfg class_mod.cfg - Name mapping of published elements din962_global.cfg - Variants in screws and nuts (DIN 962) filesystems.cfg Caching of index files of $CADENAS_DATA on PARTapplicationServer Caching index files of $CADENAS_DATA onPARTapplicationServer geomsearch.cfg Block [settings] Key ShowMirroredIconPercentage - Configure visibility of mirrored parts Block [settings] Key PartialSearchCatalogs - Partial Search Block [FeatureGroups] Geometry import - Maximum number of Triangles Geometry import - Maximum number of features Dependency of extension values from orientation Cache search results in working memory Caching for versions up to 9.07 Description of different caches Log file evaluation - Find best settings Caching / geometric search index as of V9.08 Structure of indices geomsearch.cfg -> Block [settings] - Common settings Creation of Geo and Topo indices Changes at the actual search Caching settings Log file evaluation - Find best settings Access on Topology values via VBS if<cadname>.cfg ifacecommon.cfg material.cfg (without ERP integration) material_assign.cfg (with ERP integration) menustructure_<application name>.cfg / menuvisibility_<application name>.cfg online_translators.cfg Use online translation services directly from PARTproject Configuration of the Online Translation Services Integration mode of translation service Structure of configuration file Google Translator - Create account Microsoft Translator - Create account pappclient.cfg pappserver.cfg partconnection.cfg Block [PARTconnection] Key "SkipErpRoleConditions" Key "LocalConnectionsPath" Key "SkipPrecalculation" Key "MergeOptions" Key "ShowSynchronizationMenu" Block [EXPORT] Block [NecessaryIndexes] Block [Unit] Block [Hole] Block [Counterbore] Block [Types] Blocks [<specification of types>] Key "ClassIdsSkipErp" partsol.cfg Block [Common] - Common settings Key "stlMaxTriangleCount" - Geometry import Key "ExportSubAssemblyStructure" - Support for subassemblies Block [VARSEARCHCLSVARS] Block [EOLService] - Show/hide lines to be avoided Block [PARTdataManager] - Global settings for PARTdataManager Keys "TOP_SEARCHPATH_SELECTION_..." - Search path selection: Show/hide single options Key "TOP_SHOW_PATH_SELECTION" - Show/hide search path selection list field (Search in) Key "TOP_SHOW_VIEWMODE_BUTTON" - Show/hide view mode selection (Search for) Key "TOP_SHOW_SYNONYM_BUTTON" - Show/hide button "Search for synonyms" Key "TOP_SHOW_HELP_BUTTON" - Show/hide Help button Keys "TOP_SHOW_SAVEQUERY_BUTTON" and "TOP_SHOW_LOADQUERY_BUTTON" - Search templates Key "INDEX_SHOW_SEARCH_SETTINGS" - Button "Search settings" on/off Key "INDEX_SHOW_SAVEININDEX" - Button "Save search results in favorites" on/off Key "INDEX_SHOW_SAVEINFILE" - Button "Save search results in a file" on/off Key "INDEX_SHOW_GENERATE_FILTER_ASSISTANT" - Button "Extended search filter assistant" on/off Keys "TABCONTENT_..._ENABLED" and "TABCONTENT_..._HIDE_..." - Availability and visibility of tab content Key "TABCONTENT_SEARCHRESULT_DEFAULT_REQUEST_PATH" Key "TABBAR_PLUSBUTTON_ENABLED" - Plus button on/off Keys "PARTSELECTION_SHOW_..." / "PARTSELECTION_..._AS_TAB" - Show/hide "Structure" items or move on tab Key "TOP_SEARCHPATH_SELECTION_HEADER" - Search path selection: Show/hide headers Key "INDEX_SHOW_CATALOG_FILTER" - Restrict Search results via Catalogue filter Key "INDEX_SHOW_MAPVIEW" and "INDEX_SHOW_CLUSTERMAPVIEW" - Show/hide buttons for Cloud Map and Partition Map view Block [PARTdataManager] -> Key "STYLESHEETS" - Customer stylesheets for GUI elements Keys "TABBAR_ORDERABLE" and "TABBAR_ORDER" - Tabs: Allow drag & drop and tab order Block [PARTdataManager:CustomDockContent:0] - Create custom docks with a web-view via config Block [PARTcadAssistant] Key "EXE" - PARTcadAssistant Block [NATIVEPARTS] Key "NATIVEPOOLDIR" - Pool and project directory for native parts Block [FULLTEXTSEARCH] Key "SimilarityFactor" - Prioritize catalogs Block [INDEX:LUCENE] Key "TopologyCatalogs" - Find topological values with Full-text search pcdstart.cfg plinktemplates.cfg Catalog Quality Seal
1.7.8. Keys in catalog directory and subdirectories search.cfg dir.prj Key "SEARCHVARS" - Certain variables, always display
1.7.9. Optimize user interface Optimize user interface - Overview Tweak menus, menu items, toolbars, buttons and context menu commands Overview Tweak PARTdataManager user interface menustructure_PARTdataManager.cfg Block [Tweakmenu] Menus Toolbars Context menus Block [hasSubMenuActions] Block [AltButtons] menuvisibility_PARTdataManager.cfg Specification of modes (roles) PARTdataManager: Action names (key names) of menu items / buttons / context menu commands PARTdataManager: Action names (key names) of menu items and buttons PARTdataManager: Action names of context menu commands Tweak PARTproject user interface menustructure_PARTproject.cfg menuvisibility_PARTProject.cfg: Action names of menus, menu items, toolbars and buttons Settings in partsolu.cfg Tweak settings and scripting PARTdataManager GUI settings in partsol.cfg Activate/deactivate windows Define windows positioning Show/hide search methods

For all configuration files (file extension ".cfg"), you can find basic information under PARTadmin -> category Configuration files -> dialog area Short description. For some configuration files, in the dialog area Documentation, further information is displayed in order to explain more complex context. These files are found in this chapter. Configuration files to control the ERP integration are normally referenced under Chapter 4, Strategic Parts Management . Configuration files of the CAD interfaces are referenced under Section 2.3, “CAD specific information”.

This chapter is organized as follows:

  • Editing of configuration files in PARTadmin

    Here you can find information on the user interface and on how to perform settings.

  • Editing configuration files on file level

    In exceptional cases editing of configuration files has to be performed on file level.

    Here you can find detailed information on the specific tags.

  • Now all configuration files are following subdivided by their storage path, which is represented by an environment variable.

  • Keys in catalog directory and its subdirectories

    Here you can find keys from files of the catalog directory or its subdirectories. Not all files have the extension ".cfg".

  • Configuration files to control the user interface follow at the end of this chapter.