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Summary Information

You can use the Summary Information dialog box to add more information to a part or assembly document, or to a configuration of the model in the document. Use this type of custom information in the followings ways:

To enter or display summary information:

  1. Click File, Properties.

  2. In the dialog box, on the Summary tab, type the appropriate information in the boxes provided for: Author, Keywords, Comments, Title, and Subject.

    The system provides read-only Statistics about the document’s creation date, the date last saved, and the name of the person who saved the document last.

    If you insert a part identification number in the Title box, you can use that number automatically when you create a bill of materials in an assembly drawing that contains that part.

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