The Released Master Files task is used to manage the SOLIDWORKS files that have been released to be generated. This includes:
Whereas the Released Files tab shows the files that have been created by DriveWorks, Released Master Files shows the reference to where the Master Files were when the Specification was run, like a snapshot in time.
Next to each item is a colored orb that indicates the status of each released master file:
Generated (Green orb)
Generation failed (Red orb).
Neither generated or failed (Blue orb).
Not failed, but DriveWorks is unable to determine if it's been generated (Grey Orb).
The Released Master Files 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.
If all released have the same file location then only the file location will need browsing to:
If all released files have a different file location then they will all need browsing to:
There are three options available when deleting released files.
There are three filters that can be applied to the released files list when the View By is set to Target File Location.
|Toggles released files to be generated on/off|
|Toggles released files that have been generated on/off|
|Toggles released files that have failed to be generated on/off|
DriveWorks Pro keeps a reference to the master files used to generate the released files.
If the location of the captured information changes the location of the masters for any released files will need updating if the released files were ever to be regenerated.
To change the folder location of all released master files
To change the folder location of individual master files
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:
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.
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:
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.
The information in the corresponding column will be filtered to match the criteria entered.
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.
B. Clicking the clear button from the filter box (The black cross that appears once characters are entered).