DriveWorks Pro 15: Projects [send feedback...]

Information

The Projects task is used if the project files have been moved and require re-mapping or if project information is to be removed form the group.

The Projects list can be be filtered by using the filter at the top of the list.

Please see the topic How To Use Filters for more advanced filtering information.

To update the location of a project:

If all projects have the same file location then only the file location will need browsing to.

  1. Right click the required folder from the folder tree on the left hand side of the window.
  2. Select change location. This will then enable you to browse to the new location of the folder.
  3. Click "OK" when the required folder has been selected.
  4. This will then update the projects found in that location.

If the projects have a different file location then they will all need browsing to.

  1. Right click the required project from the model list.
  2. Select change location. This will then enable you to browse to the new location of the project.
  3. Click "Open" when the required model has been selected.
  4. This will then update the captured information for that project.

To delete a project

  1. Right click the project from the project list and select delete.

Show Missing Files Only

By default the projects task will display all projects in the group. Projects that can be found will be displayed in a dark font. Projects that cannot be found will be displayed in a red font.

If projects have been copied to a new location, and still exist the original location it will be shown as being found. This can be changed by using the methods above.

Missing files only can be displayed by clicking the missing files button from the toolbar.

Refresh listed information

The displayed list of files in the group can be refreshed at any time by using the refresh button from the toolbar.

Import Project

Projects can be imported from other DriveWorks groups (individual or shared) from DriveWorks 7 onwards.

Follow the steps below to import a project.

Step 1Click the Import Project button
Step 2

Click the Browse button to open the Group wizard.

This allows an individual group to be located and opened or a shared group to be connected to.

Step 3

Once the group that contains the project to be imported has been selected enter the log-on credentials for that group

Click Log-on

Step 4

Select the project to be imported from the Project list.

Only one project can be imported at a time.

Click Next

Step 5

Browse to the Project Folder the imported project is to be located.

This can be the same location as an existing project but the imported project must have a unique name.

Enter the Project Name for the imported project.

By default the Project Folder name will be populated in this field. This can be changed if it is undesirable.

Click Next

Step 6

Select the Additional Files to import

All files and sub folders of the project folder will be included by default.

Click Next

Step 7The Import Summary screen will summarize the project to be imported, the location and name of the imported project and any components that will be imported with the project.

Copy Project

Projects can be copied from within a group.

Step 1Click the Copy Project button
Step 2

Click Browse to browse to the location for the copied project.

This can be the same location as the existing project but the copied project must have a unique name.

Enter the Project Name for the copied project.

By default the Project Folder name will be populated in this field. This can be changed if it is undesirable.

Click Next

Step 3

Select the Additional Files to copy

All files and sub folders of the project folder will be included by default.

Click Finish

The project will be copied.

Data Management Filtering

Filtering is available throughout the Data Management Tool.

Filter boxes are found at the top of the file and file location columns in the main window of the following Data Management Tasks:

  • Captured Information.
  • Projects.
  • Specifications Information.
  • Released Files.
  • Released Master Files.

Specifications Information has a new column added which displays the Last Modified date and time of each specification made.

Specifications can be filtered based on the date they were created by entering the required date in the filter box.

Filtering

To Filter the information select the Data Management Task for which the information is to be filtered.

Once the task has been selected all of the information about that task is presented in the main window. The information is presented in 2 separate columns, which represent:

  • File Location
  • File Information

If you require to filter based on file location, use the filter box above the left column of the main window.

If you require to filter based on file information, use the filter box above the right column of the main window.

  1. Enter the filter criteria in the appropriate filter box

The information in the corresponding column will be filtered to match the criteria entered.

Clear the Filter

Once a filter has been applied it can be cleared by:

A. Removing the characters from the Filter box by using the backspace or delete keys on the keyboard.

Or

B. Clicking the clear button from the filter box (The black cross that appears once characters are entered).

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