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Managing project drawings

Each drawing has a mark (number). This mark is unique in the book, two drawings cannot have the same mark.

In the Pages tab of the dockable panel, the display order of these drawings is user definable; simply drag and drop a drawing to move it according to your needs, or add books or folders. The drawings can be moved, copied or renumbered.

To open a drawing, double-click on it or use the Open command in its contextual menu. When a drawing is open in your session, it appears in blue. If it is open on another workstation, it appears in red. The current drawing appears in blue and in bold.

 

By default, the Pages tab has a preview of the selected drawing. On large electrical projects, you can deactivate it to accelerate the drawing selection.

 

Activates or deactivates the preview of the selected drawing.

Activates or deactivates the real-time update of the preview of the drawings.



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