Articles for the ‘Control panel’ Category

Creating or Editing a Work Mode
Last modified: Aug 13, 2018

As described in the Selecting Work Mode article, there are a number of pre-defined work modes in CET Designer. You can, however, edit an existing work mode, or create your own. To do so, you will need to go into the Work mode editor which is accessed either from the Work Mode dropdown menu, or ...

Enable Realtime Lights
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

Checking the Enable realtime lights option will make lights sources update instantly as you work, letting you preview how they will change when you try out different settings. Enabling realtime lights when using the photograph setup Product lighting will show a very dark, practically black, view in Photo Lab. Although this makes it hard to ...

Selecting Work Mode
Last modified: Aug 13, 2018

A number of Work Modes are available in CET Designer, helping you to focus on the tools you need for the task currently at hand. Work Modes turn functions on or off and remove or show certain elements in  CET Designer. You can easily jump between different work modes in the main window:   or ...

Choosing Language, Currency and Unit of Measurement
Last modified: Mar 06, 2018

To set the program’s language and standard unit of measurement, follow these steps: Go to the File menu and select Control Panel. On the Region tab, you can make settings for Language, Currency, Distance unit, Date format and Time format.   Note: The initial settings for language, date, and time are pulled from your Windows ...

The Region Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

On the Region tab, you can make the following language and region settings: Language Choose which Language you want to use in CET Designer. English is the default setting, and if the field is blank, English will be used. When language has been changed, remember to click the Apply button to confirm the change. Currency ...

The General Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

On the General tab, you can make the following settings: Work mode Decide which Work mode you want to use. Read more >> Snap settings Changing the size of the yellow Snap points in the drawing area (recommended setting is 1) and specifying angle steps. Read more >> General Select a component when a component ...

The Advanced Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

On the Advanced tab, you can make the following settings: Advanced Use Windows open/save dialogs (not recommended): You can choose to use the Windows open/save dialogs instead of CET Designer’s own. Note: selecting this option may cause some functionality loss, e.g. the possibility to view the drawings as thumbnails, and is therefore not recommended. Enable ...

Making Application Color Settings
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

You can change the general color setting of the program. To do so, follow these steps: Go to the File menu and select Control Panel. In the dialog box that opens, remain on the General tab. Select the button at the bottom of the tab, Application color settings. The Color settings dialog box opens, see below. Select the desired option and click Ok. The ...

The Graphics Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

Two different graphics engines are available in CET Designer; a simple graphics engine and an advanced graphics engine. The Graphics tab in the Control Panel is where you adjust your settings for this. The advanced graphics engine improves handling of large drawings as well as smooth and easy navigation in both 2D and 3D. The ...

The Views Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

On the Views tab, you can make settings for both the 2D view and the 3D view: 3D views Selection style in 3D views: By default, selected components in the 3D view will have an outline selection style, but you can also choose a stripe outline or box, or to have no selection style at ...

The Security Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

On the Security tab, you can make the following settings: Auto backup Use auto backup: Select this checkbox if you want CET Designer to save auto-backup files of your drawings (5 is default). Read more >> Auto-save Use auto-save: Select this checkbox if you wish CET Designer to save your work periodically while in process. Read more >> – Number ...

The Network Tab
Last modified: Aug 14, 2018

On the Network tab, you can make the following settings: Network settings Proxy settings: These are your server settings and should only be altered in consultation with CET Support. Workgroup Extension Storage: Setting up a Workgroup Extension Storage allows multiple users on a common network to share downloaded Extensions. Allow automatic download of updates: enables ...

About the Control Panel
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

From the File menu, you can access the Control Panel. In the Control Panel you can make general settings that will affect your work with drawings in CET Designer. To access the control panel, click the File menu and select Control Panel: How to access the Control Panel The Control Panel contains the following tabs: General, Region, Views, Graphics, Security, Network ...