Articles for the ‘Reconfiguration Tool’ Category

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 ...

Arrows
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

Blocks are connected to each other with arrows, which symbolize the flow between drawings, depots, and compares. Arrows are automatically added to output blocks. There are built-in rules for how the blocks can be connected to each other, and if you try to link them together incorrectly, the Reconfiguration Tool will give you feedback about ...

Compare Blocks
Last modified: May 15, 2017

The Compare block makes a comparison between a Proposed block and one or more Existing blocks in your reconfiguration. A reconfiguration can consist of one or several Compare blocks, but note that only one Proposed block can be attached to each Compare block. A basic reconfiguration chart with one Compare block. For each compare, three types of ...

Proposed Blocks
Last modified: May 15, 2017

A Proposed block contains a project drawing file, either a CET Designer drawing or a PM SIF file, which is loaded by double-clicking on the drawing block or right-clicking and selecting Load file. You can also drag and drop a file onto the Proposed block. A reconfiguration can consist of several Proposed blocks on different levels, ...

Existing Blocks
Last modified: May 15, 2017

An Existing block contains existing items that can be reused in your project drawing. A reconfiguration can consist of one or several Existing blocks. Existing blocks can be drawings or PM SIF files. Each file is loaded by double-clicking on the Existing block or right-clicking and selecting Load file. You can also drag and drop a ...

Creating a Reconfiguration
Last modified: May 15, 2017

When you start the Reconfiguration Tool from the component tab, a basic pre-made flowchart is displayed, see Figure 1 below. This graphical representation is made up of blocks and arrows. Each block has an item count showing exactly how many items it contains. Blocks can be renamed to represent what the block contains, and you ...

Editing a Reconfiguration
Last modified: May 15, 2017

After creating a basic reconfiguration setup, you can edit your chart by adding more blocks. The Reconfiguration Tool takes all your preferences into consideration, for example the priority order of the existing drawings. You can also edit the Calculation view by changing the quantities, or even zero out lines completely. Adding an Existing Drawing If ...

About the Reconfiguration Tool
Last modified: May 15, 2017

The Reconfiguration Tool is a fast and easy way to manage inventories and reconfigurations of complex facilities. Both .cmdrw and .sif files can be used in the comparison, as well as alternatives and filtered Article Views. The Reconfiguration Tool is easy-to-use, with basic graphical representations in flowchart form which let you: Compare existing products in ...

Comparing, Exporting and Printing the Results
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

When you click a block, the products that it contains are listed in the calculation view below the reconfiguration chart. If you select a Compare block, you will see the output results. The name of each column reflects the label of the block. These are the column headings from our previous example: Each column lists the ...