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Jobs-Working system

   Retaining of the jobs is one of the basic tasks of the operator. It requires creation of a file structure from directories and good knowledge of work with operational system. The program requires not to use identical file names and deleting  temporary files of nonexistent jobs.

   The system for work with the  jobs includes the following modules: Open job FORM, Saving  a new job, Close job, Save job. The purpose of the system is easy creation of a structure and fast access to the saving  information about them. The modules Saving a new  job FORM and Open job FORM automatically build and supervise the file structure. The forms for work with the jobs are practically identical.

 Save a job

Save drawing

The jobs are kept only in subfolders ,which are in folders. This hierarchical structure quite corresponds to the file structure of your computer.

To create a new folder, enter its name into the field New folder name and press the button Create new folder. Select the folder, created in the list. Into the field  Name of new subfolder  enter its name and press the button Create a new subfolder. Select  the subfolder in the list and enter a Job's user name of the opened job, which you want to save. The button Save a job saves the  job ( together with its working files) in the created structure.  Identical names of folders, subfolders and  jobs are not allowed. You can correct the names in the three lists. There are no restrictions about the number of folders, subfolders and jobs, which can be created. Enter short texts. Enter the explanatory text to the job into the same field (the maximal text length is 225 symbols).  If you want to edit the text or to enter it to an already existing job, after the change in the field, press the button  Update text to the job.

When you  copy  an existing  job under another name  or rename it, you always must save the copy  in  the subdirectory of the original job. Saved copy can't be exported or moved in other folder. To make the copy independent job and to fall the restrictions, open it and start module Unit correction. Click the button Full list with generated units and after it loads - the button Automatically re-generates all (or selected) units  in list.

The  jobs are deleted together with all connected with them working files and graphic images. The original  job cannot be deleted till its derivative jobs exist. The deleting of a folder and subfolder is possible only if the lists belonging to them are empty.

The opened jobs are not subject of schematic preview in a dwg mode.

The last 20 saved drawings -  Shows a list of last 20 saved jobs and their path. If you want to find a drawing from the list, select it and press Close button. In the window Save a new drawing will be loaded the folder and subfolder in which it is saved. The purpose of the operation is to find the path to already saved drawing fast and easily.


Identical operations in modules Save a new job and Open job
Select jobSelect a job for moving to another subfolder - Specify the job in the list and press the button. You can select only one  job. Each next selection becomes current.
Moves a job- Moves the selected job to another folder - Select  the necessary job. Then specify another subfolder and press the button. There are moving the working files and  support files of the job,too. The original job cannot be moved to other folder if  even one of its derivative jobs exists .
File location Shows the file location and name of  the specified in the list job -   You can copy the address (Ctrl+C) from  the field for other operations. About module Open a job - If there aren't marked job in the list, will be displayed the path to the main folder or the subfolder which is selected .
List of opened jobs -  Shows the list with all opened  jobs.
Opened jobs The status  active specifies the opened on the screen job. The list corresponds to the sequence of the opening. The button Activate drawing makes active  the specified one in the list. To close the drawing use the button Close job.
Preview window

The option  bmp/jpg shows preview of the saved graphic files of the specified job with file expansions bmp and jpg.  Here you can delete some graphic files from the list or to load the chosen image for additional processing and correction (module System parameters).


Select the image for edition and press the button Load. It opens with the program, specified in the module System parameters. The painted image saves in  file format .bmp. If you want to send it somewhere, it is recommendatory to save it in  .jpg format .

    You can press the left mouse button in the module  Open job FORM  to go into full screen mode  to view the painted image of the job. Use buttons  Next and  Previous to view successively all graphic images in the list. To close the  full screen view, press the right mouse button on the image Here you can see the saved PDF files to the job, too.



Open job FORM


Open job

The operations for job opening for the most part are similar  to the operations of saving a new job. Here you can set the structure, create  new folders, move the jobs, add and correct the explanatory texts to them

You may open one job repeatedly in a mode  Read only. It is necesarry to know that the opened in this mode jobs cannot be saved. 

The module supports concomitant schematic preview of maximum four jobs from the selected subfolder. The current opened jobs are not subject to schematic preview in dwg. mode. The pressing of the left mouse button on the job's graphic image activates it and in the three next fields there are shown previews of the next three jobs in the list. If there aren't any jobs, the fields are empty.

The option Working  jobs (marked by default) loads in the list all  jobs from the selected subfolder in their original, working variant.

Archival jobs - They are intermediate copies of the original jobs created during work with them. They are used for restoration of damaged original jobs (The reason can be any emergency exit: cutting off  electricity, block of operating system, shortage of memory). Can be restored  files with file extension .bak, which creates AutoCAD. To restore the job:

  1. Check the option Archival jobs.
  2. Select  the  job.
  3. Press the right mouse button on its  name.

Derivative jobs- Loading a list of all jobs which a marked as saved  under a new name. Left mouse click on the job from the list selects it for loading.

Preview of the saved PDF files to the job - PDF files are created by module Print and are collected in common list . To load this list, click on the pdf button in the Preview section . Select a file from the list to to see it. If you want to open it with Adobe Reader, click on the first button under the list. To delete a file, select it and click the X.

Information about job - Loads a window to input an additional information to the job. The window has from two pages:

Page Clients

client database

Here you can create and to edit an own clients database . To add a new client, click on the button the New client, enter the information and save the made changes by the Save button . For editing the information select a client in the list, click on the button Correction and make the changes. At last click on Save. To connect the client to current the job, select it  and click on Attach the client to the job. To detach a client from the job click on button Detach the client from the job.

For large nomenclatures of clients  you can use operation Searching or to sort the list on alphabetical  order for columns Client, Town or Company (left mouse click on the title of the column). For searching in the table, enter the text into the text field. The searching makes in the beginning of the word for all cells of the table. If you want to find a next match in the beginning of the text, click on the button at the right of the field. For searching for a match as a part of cell's content, click on the second button.

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Page Summary- Here sets the total sum for a labour to the current job. This way calculated sum will participate in the report  "Calculation on units / Total when the option "Includes section Labour in report Calculation by units / Total" (module Cutting, Reports' settings) is switched off.

rearrenge list - Using these buttons, you can rearrange the active list with folders or jobs. First two buttons move selected item with a row downwards or upwards and the second two buttons-in the top or in the end of list.

Searching for a job - If you want to find some drawing from the lists, enter its name or part of it  into the field Search  for a job. The first button at the right searches a match in the beginning of job's name and the second one searches a match as a part of name.

Last 20 open jobs - Shows a list of last 20 opened jobs. Select drawing and press the button Open job to load it.

The visualization of the jobs' graphic images can be extended into full screen mode.


Preview

Press the left mouse button in a mode of viewing bmp/jpg. Window of the form and  the image  will go into full screen mode, depending on the current screen resolution settings in Windows . Use buttons  Next and  Previous to view successively all graphic images of the  job in the list. If you want to see  in a similar way all graphic files of the jobs  in the subfolder, in which you are, press the button  All in subfolder to load them for viewing. 

To close the  full screen view, press the right mouse button on the image.

автом.експорт- Left click on the button automatically extracts and sends the necessary files for export of the current drawing to the software server.

Job's Import/Export

   The system  transfers jobs between workplaces with created organization of work and identical Units register and  Archival. Creates and supports export folders and inventories for transfer of the  jobs, taking from the system the jobs, their configuration files and saved graphic images. The manually entered nomenclatures for calculating  the  quantity of  materials are not subject of export and import (Elements, Units, Units elements).

ExportExports the job to a folder -  successor,creating an export inventory for import on other workplace.  The jobs created by operation  Save as new job(derivative jobs) can not be exported. 

   At first specify the main folder of your disk, where the export directory (folder) (button Path to export file) will be created. This operation is possible to be made unitary (for example specifying the main folder of the program  C:\ACAD_PIC).  The path to it will be set by default for each next export of a job. The export file name (File name) defines the name of the export folder (it will be created automatically in the folder (path, specified for the export file). For each export you can enter a new name for the export file, creating a new export list with jobs.  If you enter a name, which you have already used and you have not removed it from the disk, the  jobs from the previous export will load in the list. You can remove the job from the list for export (select it and  press Delete).

Select the job in the list  and activate the button for export. Define Path  to export file, enter  File name (if you want to change the existing one) and press the button Export.

If necessary, the window can be moved for better visibility. Click the right mouse button on the title of the window, press and hold it and drag to the required position.

The exported jobs are copies of the existing jobs. They are not connected with the originals.


ImportImport  job in a folder - successor  from the specified folder on the disk or from an export inventory from other workplace.

Job from a disk - Specify the job for import from a folder on your disk. The configurating files are moved automatically to your system for work with jobs (if they are in a folder (directory), where the job for import is found).

Export list -  Specify the  path to  the export file on the disk. In the list are load the names of the exported jobs. Select the job from the list and press the button Import.

Export of  a job  - Select a job in the inventory in the currently selected subfolder. Press the button for export, set  the Path to  export file. Enter  File name  (if you want to change the existing one) and press the button Export.

During the Export and Import proceed, together with the  job are copied  the nomenclatures of the units in them, too. It allows you to do the price offer  formation and cutting on that computer, on which the job is imported.


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