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3.3.9.  "Part selection" tabbed page

  • Show window 'project selection' at program start : Option field to show/hide part selection dialog areas of the PARTdataManager. By clicking on Part selection you show the respective dialog area in case the option is not activated.

  • Show bitmaps during selection of project: ...shows part bitmaps. Otherwise only neutral folders or symbols are used.

    Off

    Off

    On

    On

  • Show vector graphics in project selection : ...shows vector graphics of parts. Otherwise only folder or bolt symbols are used.

    [Note] Note

    The speed of assembling bitmap and/or vector graphics requires high capacity processors.

  • Show small logos in project selection

    With standard symbols

    With standard symbols

    With logos

    With logos

    [Note] Note

    The activation is the prerequisite for the selections Show bitmaps during selection of project or Show vector graphics in project selection.

    If no activation has taken place, the standard symbols will be used.

  • Show company logos in favorites and links: ...shows the company logo (if available) of the respective catalog.

    Off

    Off

    On

    On

  • Do not show empty classifications: Classifications, whose projects were allocated, are not displayed in the directory tree

    Empty classifications displayed

    Empty classifications displayed

  • Selection with single click: Without this option the directories must be double-clicked to be opened.

  • Show date: ...shows date directory/project was created.

  • Show end of life date:

    Option activated: If standards ran out, were replaced or changed, the validity date is displayed.

    Validity date

    Validity date

  • Show unit: Option activated: The corresponding unit for projects is shown.

  • Show version:

    Option activated: The version itemized according to date and time is shown.

    [Note] Note

    May only then be displayed if the Size of preview has been set to Medium..

  • Show quality seal:

  • Show tooltip with previews

    Especially when Preview and Company logo are small it is helpful to move the mouse over the preview images in order to get an enlarged view via tooltip.

    The feature is available both in the Details view in Part selection and in the Search dialog of the complex search.

    If the option 3D Tooltip is enabled (see next item) then this option will not come into effect.

    Big preview image in Details view

    Big preview image in Details view

    Also compare Navigation mittels Registerseiten "Kataloge", "Symbole", "Details" and Suchergebnisspalten - Reihenfolge und Sichtbarkeit.

  • 3D Tooltip

    • No 3D Tooltip

    • Small

    • Medium

    • Large

    In the project selection (or also in the dialog box Links) 3D Tooltips are available. Drawing the mouse over a 3D preview image, the tooltip is displayed. In the down right corner, this has an icon, where you can draw up the size.

    3D Tooltip in "Details" view

    3D Tooltip in "Details" view

    3D Tooltip in "Links" dialog box

    3D Tooltip in "Links" dialog box

  • Show extended project and catalog information

    You can display catalog and project data directly in the part selection on directory and project level at the bottom right.

    Details window

    Details window

  • Content of the link window :

    In the Links dialog similar parts are shown. Determine which classification should underlie during the comparison.

    • Last selection

    • Directory

    • Accessories

    • Similar parts

      A geometric search is carried out in the background.

    • Special classification

  • Max. search results: ...restricts the number of search results to the value set here.

    [Note] Note

    The value "0" does not correspond to a restriction!

  • Font for project selection: Via Browse ... the menu to select the font for the Part selection opens.

  • Project filter:

    If projects are prepared accordingly by catalog manufacturer, then you can set the created filters here.

    • All (All Projects): Activation is equivalent to activation of no option.

    • NONE (project without filter):

    • All other filters are filters are created on the side of catalog manufacturer.

      Those project lines are displayed, which contain the respective filter value.

    Details on creation of filters can be found under Section 5.9.2.6, “Menu item Table filters ” in eCATALOGsolutions Manual.

    The filters can also be used when checking out a catalog, in order to receive a filtered catalog variant. On this see Section 5.8.2.1.14.8, “ Check out catalog ” in eCATALOGsolutions Manual.