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Understanding Filtering Toolbox Components

As Toolbox administrator, you filter the default Toolbox offerings so that Toolbox users can access only those components required by your organization. Trimming the size of Toolbox makes it more efficient. Users spend less time searching for components or deciding which ones to use.

When you customize the Toolbox offerings to include only selected component sizes and standards, you customize the hole sizes offered by the Hole Wizard and Smart Fastener offerings as well.

You can select the standards and hardware for your Toolbox users based on your knowledge of the hardware required by your organization. Exclude unnecessary standards and component types, and then exclude unnecessary sizes.
You can filter the default Toolbox hardware offerings by standard and component type from the Customize Hardware page of Toolbox Settings:
  • Exclude standards not used by your company.
  • Within a selected standard, exclude unnecessary component categories.
  • Within the component categories, exclude unnecessary component types.

You can filter selected Toolbox hardware offerings by size from the Standard Properties section of the Customize Hardware page of Toolbox Settings.

You can filter hole standards and types from the Hole Wizard page of Toolbox Settings.

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