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Right Manager

Right Manager lets you enable Composer capabilities for Composer (SMG) files opened in Composer Player and Composer Player ActiveX Plug-in (Microsoft Office documents, 3D PDF, and so on).

These values are applied to each new Composer file resulting from a Sync translation. You can change values at any time from Composer.

  • If a Right Manager license is not available, files have no rights.
  • For fully shattered files, all files must be granted a right for that right to be available.
  • When opened in Composer, all rights are always available.

This page discusses:

Right Manager

This section lets you configure Right Manager properties.

Command Name Description

Lets users add annotation and markup actors.

Cutting plane Lets users apply cutting planes.
Trees Makes Assembly and Collaboration panes available.
Loading on demand (Available when Trees is selected.) Loads trees only as actors are accessed. Applicable to fully-shattered files.
Save Lets users save Composer files.
Note: Save capability is available in Composer Player Pro only.
Forbid delete part (Available when Save is selected.) Prevents users from deleting geometry actors. To prevent users from deleting geometry and collaborative actors, select Forbid delete actor.
Forbid delete actor Prevents users from deleting any geometry or collaborative actor. To prevent users from deleting geometry actors only, select Forbid delete part.
Freeze publication (Available from the Publish and Save As commands only.) Protects published content from future editing. Users can view frozen content from Composer Player or Player Pro.
Note: The Save command is disabled from Player Pro. Caution: Always save to another file name (do not overwrite the current file) when Freeze publication is enabled. You cannot open a frozen document in Composer.
Simulation Enables kinematic dragging mode to consider kinematic conditions defined in the model.
BOM Makes the BOM pane available, where users can change the bill of materials (BOM) table content.


This section lets you configure expiration properties.

Command Name Description
Expiration Places a time limit for accessing Composer files. When expired, users cannot open the Composer file.
Start date

(Available when Expiration is selected and Day date is cleared.) Specifies a date before which the Composer file cannot be opened.

Day date (Available when Expiration is selected.) Specifies that the start date of the expiration period is when the CAD file is imported into Composer format. Use this option with Relative to save your Composer files with relative expiration dates.
End date (Available when Expiration is selected and Relative is cleared.) Specifies a date after which the Composer file could not be opened.
Relative (days) (Available when Expiration is selected.) Specifies the number of days after the start date after which the file cannot be opened. start date + relative (days) = end date of use

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