The Specification explorer is where new specifications are created from projects, and existing ones viewed and modified.
The Specification 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.
Once a new specification is entered a navigation will appear at the bottom of the form. This will allow movement back and forth to different forms through the use of the "Next" and "Previous" buttons.
The following is based on the Default Specification Flow.
The "Cancel" button will end the current specification without saving.
The "Finish" button will save and finish the current specification and give the option of releasing or editing at a later data.
The "Release" button will release the specification to either Model Generation Server or to be generated in SOLIDWORKS. This depends on the general setting.
The "Save" button will save the current specification ready to be edited at a later date.
The specification explorer contains a section named Tasks. This is where the Form Messages appear. Not until all Tasks are completed will you be able to move on to the next form, finish or release the specification.
Once you have finished, released or saved a specification it will appear in the specification explorer. To view any created reports or documents click the required specification and they will appear in the pane next to the specification. at which stage documents are created is controlled in General Settings.
To edit, release, copy or delete a specification click the required specification and find the actions available in the Actions pane in the bottom right of the window.