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CET Designer 9.0
Last modified: Jun 19, 2018

[Open a printable version] [Söker du release notes på svenska?] [Buscando las Notas de Lanzamiento en español?] [您正在寻找中文版的版本说明吗 ?]   May 21, 2018 Important Notice 9.0 is the last version of CET Designer that supports 32-bit systems. Starting from 9.5, this Fall, we will only produce and support a 64-bit version of CET Designer. Update ...

Categorizing Components
Last modified: May 21, 2018

It is possible to control the visibility of some generic components in CET Designer, such as text, dimensions, print frames and arrows. This means that you can determine that a component should be visible only in a certain View Mode. For example, if you wish to have dimensions showing on the installation drawing only, you ...

Visibility Settings for Viewports
Last modified: May 21, 2018

The 2D and 3D viewport quick properties box each have a button for Visibility Settings. There, you can control which View Modes and Categories apply to the viewport. The View Mode tab matches what you see in the 2D or 3D views when selecting the View mode buttons. See this article to learn more about View Modes. ...

Filtering Drawing Contents
Last modified: May 21, 2018

The Filter tool is used to control what is visible in the drawing area. The categories available in the Filter dialog is determined by the contents of your selected View Mode; items not visible in your currently selected View Mode will not have their categories available to work with. Here, you can use the + ...

Visibility, View Modes, and View Sets
Last modified: May 21, 2018

It is possible to control the visibility of many components in CET Designer, such as text, dimensions, print frames, and arrows. Some manufacturer products can also be controlled this way. For this purpose, CET Designer lets you choose between different View Modes that, basically, are collections of categories. They control what is visible in both ...

Drawing Structural Beams and Trusses
Last modified: Jan 29, 2018

The Structural Extension, available from the Marketplace, contains steel structures for drawing warehouses and similar spaces. Download and install it to get access to beams of various types that follow the AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction) standards, and trusses; or specify custom beams. Once installed, the Structural Extension has its own tab: Click the ...

Export To SIF(Beta)
Last modified: Jan 12, 2018

The Export to SIF (Beta) button allows user to export a project (.xml/.db3) from Catalogue Creator to a SIF format.   Main The basic settings of an exported product catalogue. Output Folder: The exported SIF directory. Use Language: The preferred exported language. Product Catalogue: Export one of the selected product catalogue. Base Filename: The base ...

Catalogue Creator Toolbar
Last modified: Jan 12, 2018

Menu Tool bar consist of features/shortcuts that will be handy throughout your catalogue creation process. Like most file menu, this menu allows user to create new and open new document, revert, save and save as another file format. New: Creating a blank catalogue. If you have any catalogue opened previously, clicking New will only add ...

Catalogue Creator Control Panel – Cascade
Last modified: Jan 12, 2018

The Cascade setting determines the updating behavior in the Catalogue Creator.   If you have the following being referenced in Catalogue Creator, you can decide whether to update the following when the code is changed by enabling/disabling the Cascade Changes options. The cascade options are all checked by default. If you uncheck the option, the referenced ...

Catalogue Creator Control Panel – Miscellaneous
Last modified: Jan 12, 2018

The Miscellaneous tab controls the AutoSave frequency, XML namespace prefix and showing public (legacy) tab.   Automatically Backup Projects Automatically Backup Projects option allows Catalogue Creator to automatically backs up all loaded project file in the Catalogue Creator provided it has been saved the first time.  The Minutes Between Backups determines the time interval between each ...

Catalogue Creator Control Panel – Preferences
Last modified: Jan 12, 2018

  User will be able to save the following setting for each project by enabling the Save/Load Preferences option and saving the project file.  The preference file (.cmpref) will be saved along with the project with the same file name. Consider saving the .cmpref file in the same location by setting the same path in the Preferences Directory. ...

CET Designer 8.5
Last modified: Mar 26, 2018

Update – Patch 4 (March 26, 2018) New Features Improved visual feedback when placing Dimensions in 2D; you will now see an indicator when the Dimension has detected a line or object that it can snap to. Added ability to remove individual holes cut in Custom Shapes or Levels. Added a new tool to make ...

Re-Using Material Properties
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

You can save time and work more efficiently by re-using Material Properties settings. Example: You’re working on creating a library with different stone types. There’s an existing marble material that has good settings for specular, reflection, opacity, and bump effects that you want to apply to several sorts of granite and limestone to finish the ...

Publish (Legacy) – Overview
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. New Portfolio Used to create new portfolios; portfolios are a means of controlling access to a project and getting the unique catalogue/portfolio id.  To register a portfolio, key in the portfolio name and API-Key from Catalogue Creator in Marketplace if you haven’t already gotten one. You can reuse ...

Publish – Overview
Last modified: Jan 26, 2018

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Portfolios In the Portfolios tab, you can choose to upload to a new portfolio or to an existing portfolios which you have administration rights to. Portfolios tab in Publish card. New Portfolios: Used to create new portfolios; portfolios are a means of controlling access to a ...

Publish (Legacy) – New Portfolio
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. New Portfolio Used to create new portfolios; portfolios are a means of controlling access to a project and getting the unique catalogue/portfolio id.  To register a portfolio, key in the portfolio name and API-Key from Catalogue Creator in Marketplace if you haven’t already gotten one. You can reuse ...

Publish (Legacy) – Edit Portofolio
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Edit Portfolio This section is used to edit the settings of a portfolio. Listing of portfolios with administrator rights. If you have a new portfolio created, the Edit Portfolio section will automatically load the created portfolio. If you however do not have any portfolio ...

Publish (Legacy) – Files to Server
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Files to Server This section is used to upload files used in the project to the server. Upon clicking on the Compare server/local timestamps Start by selecting a project from the Project drop down list, all opened project in the Catalogue Creator will be ...

Publish (Legacy) – Server Files
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Server Files Indicates the uploaded files contained in the portfolio in the server. All uploaded files are sorted in its file extension. If you have any Portfolio Parent setup, you will be seeing the inherited files from the parent portfolio in blue. To delete a ...

Transfers Window
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Opened Portfolio in tab     Transfer window   Transfer window in a portfolio. Supports different transfer types (delete, upload, download) simultaneously but the same type of transfer (upload and delete transfer types) can only be done sequentially. While a task is in progress, the ...

Files – Server
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Opened Portfolio in tab     Files – Server   Indicates the files uploaded to the portfolio in the server. Download Location: Select the local directory you would like to download the files from the server to. Filters in headers: Right click on header to ...

Files – Local
Last modified: Jan 26, 2018

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server.   Opened Portfolio in tab   Files – Local Indicates the files used in the selected project file. Select Project: Upload project file (xml, db3) with the Upload Project File button. Current project is automatically loaded when a new portfolio in opened. You can ...

Portfolio Details
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Opened Portfolio in tab   Portfolio Details: The properties of the portfolio. Publish: Sets the accessibility of the projects in the portfolio. Members only means that only the members specified in the Members section will have access to the project. All (restricted if embedded in extension) will allow access for any ...

Portfolios
Last modified: Nov 20, 2017

Use the publish card to upload your catalogue to the server. Portfolios In the Portfolios tab, you can choose to upload to a new portfolio or to an existing portfolios which you have administration rights to. Portfolios tab in Publish card. New Portfolios: Used to create new portfolios; portfolios are a means of controlling access to a ...

Movie Editor: Choosing Your Movie Settings
Last modified: May 15, 2017

Before exporting your movie, there are several settings available that will determine the final results. You will find the Movie Settings on the right side of the Movie Editor: Options Here, you can choose between predefined movie presets or create custom settings: The default is a 640×360 video of medium quality, but you can increase ...

Merging Blocks
Last modified: May 15, 2017

Blocks from within the same level in a reconfiguration chart can be merged together to make it easier to get a collective overview of all current Existing, Excess from, or Reuse from block contents: The Merge button is greyed out until you have selected two or more blocks that can be merged. To select multiple ...

Lighting Effect: Light up Your Scene With the Omni Light
Last modified: May 15, 2017

The Omni light component, found in the Lights Extension, can be of great help in those scenes that are just a little too dark. It’s a placeable component, a light bulb, that casts light in all directions but isn’t visible in renderings and that you can place anywhere in your drawing. During placement, you can ...