Modify multiple drawings

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2021
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Modify multiple drawings

You can modify the properties of multiple drawings at one go with the Global Edit command. You can modify all drawings, specific types of drawings, or the drawings that are currently selected in the drawing log.

Modify all or specific types of drawings

  1. On the right side of an open project management job, click Drawing Log.
  2. In the context menu, select the drawing log in which the drawing is stored.

    Note that the All Drawing Logs option opens a drawing log that lists all drawings that you have added.

  3. In the open drawing log, click the Drawing Log ribbon tab.
  4. On the menu, select Global Edit.
  5. To only modify specific types of drawings, in the Drawing Log Global Edit Filters dialog box, select a filter type in the Type list, and click Select.
  6. In the Filter dialog box, do one of the following depending on the filter type:
    • Click the arrow buttons to move the drawings that you want to modify to the Included list.
    • Type the maximum and minimum values for the drawings that you want to modify.

      For example, define the earliest and latest revision date for the drawings.

  7. Click OK to apply the filter.

    To further limit the drawing types that you want to modify, repeat steps 5 to 7 for all necessary filter types.

  8. At the bottom of the Drawing Log Global Edit Filters dialog box, click OK.
  9. In the Global Edit dialog box, select check boxes next to the properties that you want to update.
  10. Modify the selected properties in the Global Edit dialog box according to your needs.

    For example, change the approval status, or select another drawing date.

  11. Click OK.
  12. To confirm the changes that you made, click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.

The modified drawing properties are updated in the drawing log.

Modify the selected drawings

  1. On the right side of an open project management job, click Drawing Log.
  2. In the context menu, select the drawing log in which the drawing is stored.

    Note that the All Drawing Logs option opens a drawing log that lists all drawings that you have added.

  3. In the open drawing log, select the drawings that you want to modify.

    To select multiple drawings, hold down Ctrl.

    To select a range of subsequent drawings, hold down Shift.

  4. Click the Drawing Log ribbon tab.
  5. On the menu, select Global Edit Selected.
  6. In the Global Edit dialog box, select check boxes next to the properties that you want to update.
  7. Modify the selected properties in the Global Edit dialog box according to your needs.

    For example, change the approval status or select another drawing date.

  8. Click OK.

The modified drawing properties are updated in the drawing log.

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