On the right side there are some tabs whose number changes according to what is selected in the browser on the left.
This tab shows the properties of the opened file (in the top grid), while in the bottom tab “Scene Properties” you can edit them or add new ones, if you want to always add the same properties in all scenes, see here.
In the BOM tab, you manage all the data that will be used to compile the Bill Of Materials, such as PartNumber, Description and User Name (you can also change it in the browser on the left, click on the name and click again to edit), also you can set Material Name, Color and Category, while in the bottom of the tab you manage the Custom Data. - Search Next Part with the same PartNumber - Serach Previous Part with the same PartNumber - Set Status Colors on the selected elements see here - Include or Exclude Element in BOM (If the icon in BOM is disabled, also the fields PartNumber, Description and Quantity will be disabled.)
- Set User Quantity If it’s active, in the grid below the quantity row is activated (the item “Computed by IronCAD” disappears) and the quantity can be entered manually
Available only for Assemblies - - Assembly Expansion in BOM Expand or Treat as Part, for All connected instances or Only for this Assembly
In the left column, you can enter the Name of the CustomData, or if you click on the dropdown menu, you can choose the name from a custom list (that you can create and modify by clicking on the <New…> field) see here for set default name While, in the right column enter the Value of the CustomData, again if you click on the drop down menu, you can choose the value from a custom list (which you can create and modify by clicking on the <New…> field), in addition there are two other special fields:
the icon in the name cell - Deletes the CustomData field, both the name and the value the icon in the value cell - Sets and links the current value from an Excel cell
- Set current UserName using PartNumber - Set current UserName using Description - Set current PartNumber using UserName - Set current Description using UserName These four tools also work with an active multiple selection in the browser.
- Set UserName using CustomValueSchema - Set All UserNames using CustomValueSchema - Set CustomValueSchema Sets the field to choose to change the user name: - Numbering Selected Elements, read more here… - Import CustomData, import custom data from CVS or Excel file - Export CustomData, export custom data to a CVS or Excel file - Update Excel -> Custom fields, update custom data fields linked to an Excel file, or vice versa. Custom Data fields that are linked to Excel are yellow and there are two icons in the cell, one to view the Excel file and the other to remove the link.
In the bottom area of the BOM tab, in addition to the Custom Data fields, there are also tabs for: Revision History, PostIt Note and Attachements. And here you can add or edit all these properties very quickly.
In this tab you can see the geometric data of the element such as sizebox and position, and it is also possible to change the Material Name and then calculate the volume and weight and the center of gravity (if the selection is a 3D curve, it shows the length of the curve).
The tab shows the present configurations of the file and here you can also manage them. To manage the configurations you can also see Configurations Manager.
Here you can search and manage searches for elements in the open file, you can search across multiple fields and with different conditions, you can search only for certain elements by selecting the icons in the top bar, and you can also save the search conditions to reuse them in other files.
- Start Search - Clear Search TreeView - Clear Search Grid - Add Search Condition - Remove Search Condition - Save, Delete, Apply Search Condition - Search by Status Colors - Include/Exclude Elements in the Search - Search Case Sensitive
The results of the search function are displayed in the Search tab on the left see here .