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Manage Master Drawing Catalog folders

Last updated September 10, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2018i

Manage Master Drawing Catalog folders

Manage Master Drawing Catalog folders

In the folder view of the Master Drawing Catalog you can add new folders, rename folders, and move folders. You can also copy master drawings to another folder, and delete master drawings.

You can manage Master Drawing Catalog in the following ways:

  • Add new, rename, and move folders.

  • Copy master drawings to another folder.

  • Delete master drawings from folders.

Note:

Deleting master drawings from a folder or copying them to another folder in the folder view does not affect the cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

contents in any way. The folder view is just another way to help you to keep you master drawings well organized.

Add, rename, and move folders

This is an example of how you can add, rename and move folders in Master Drawing Catalog :

  1. In the Master Drawing Catalog , click the folder view button to go to the folder view.
  2. To add a folder : Right-click the tree area in the upper part of the folder view, select Create New Folder and enter a name for the new folder.

    For example, enter PROJECT_XYZ.

  3. To add a subfolder : Right-click folder, in this case PROJECT_XYZ , and select Create New Sub-folder.
  4. Enter a name for the folder.

    For example, enter Site12.

  5. Create another subfolder Site10 following the steps 3 - 4.
  6. To rename a folder : Right-click the folder, select Rename ( F2 ) and enter a new name.

    For example, rename Site10 to Site11.

  7. To move a folder upwards : Right-click the folder and select Move up. In this case, move Site11 one step up.

Copy master drawings to another folder

  1. In the Master Drawing Catalog , click the folder view button to go to the folder view.
  2. Open the folder containing the master drawings that you want to copy to another folder, and select the drawings.
  3. Right-click and select Add to and then select the desired folder.

The master drawings are copied. They are not removed from the original folder.

Tip:

Use the following keys and key combinations for selecting drawings:

  • Select all displayed drawings: Ctrl + A

  • Select consecutive drawings: Click the first drawing, hold down Shift and select the last drawing.

  • Select several drawings: Click the first drawing, hold down Ctrl and select the rest of the drawings.

Remove master drawings from a folder

You may want to remove master drawings from a folder in the folder view, for example, when you have copied master drawings to another folder and no longer need them in the original folder.

  1. In the Master Drawing Catalog , click the folder view button to go to the folder view.
  2. In the upper part of the folder view, click the folder from which you want to remove drawings.

    The master drawings in the folder are shown in the lower part of the view.

  3. Select the master drawings to be deleted, right-click and select Remove from folder.

The master drawings are removed from the folder. The master drawings are not removed from the catalog, just from the folder.

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