Furniture design and interior software DESIGN SINTEZ
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.
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 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.
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:
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.
about job - Loads a
window to input an additional information to the job. The window has
from two pages:
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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Summary- Here sets the
total sum for a labour to the
current job. This way calculated sum will participate in the
on units / Total when the option
Labour in report Calculation by units / Total" (module Cutting, Reports' settings)
is switched off.
- 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.
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.
- Left click on the button automatically extracts and sends the necessary files for export of the current drawing to the software server.
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).
Exports 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.
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.