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3.3.15.1. General

On the General tabbed page you have the following setting options available:

  • Maximum number of search results : Set the desired value.

    With each click on Show more results ... the next block of results is displayed successively.

  • Ask for unit when opening a 3d file

  • Show suppressed option dialogs again:

    Example on Geometric search (3D). Is valid for LIVEsearch -> Automatically update best result in part compare analogously (see ???).

    1. In the dialog box Geometric search (3D), click on Load file.

      -> An Explorer window is opened.

    2. Select the desired file and confirm with Open.

      -> The dialog box Selection of file format is opened.

    3. Determine the desired format and confirm with OK.

      -> The respective dialog box for Import options is opened.

      Import options for Format STEP file input

      Import options for Format STEP file input

    4. Determine the desired options and confirm with OK.

      -> The desired part is loaded in the 3D view.

    5. [Note] Note

      Normally the settings remain for other imports.

      In this case activate the option Do not show the dialog for this format anymore.

      Should the settings dialog be needed later again, activate the option Show suppressed option dialogs again.

  • Open dialog for search options when searching via context menu:

    This option concerns the dialog box Geometric search (3D).

    The option is deactivated by default, because in this case no search part has to be selected.

    Example: Geometrical search for this part

    Example: Geometrical search for this part

    However, if settings shall be performed, activate the option.

    If this option is activated the dialog box appears, otherwise the search is directly performed with the options set in the window.

    If this option is activated the dialog box appears, otherwise the search is directly performed with the options set in the window.

  • Units for geometrical and topology search

    • Unit for lengths

    • Unit for areas

    • Unit for volume

  • Use table settings for ERP columns:

    When clicking the secondary mouse key in any column header, the dialog box Select columns can be opened.

    When activating ERP variables here, then these are displayed in the table of search results.

    If the layout settings such as color of columns or text (as displayed in the Part view by default) shall also be displayed under Search results (mode Details and Table), activate the option Use table settings for ERP columns.[135]



[135] Colors of columns and values (possibly depending on value), etc. can be set by administration. See Section 4.8, “Table layout for PARTdataManager and (PARTlinkManager) ” in PARTsolutions / PARTcommunity4Enterprise - Administration Manual.