Engineering Graphic

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This window shows you an Engineering Graphic at full size and is opened with the Show Graphic function on the Engineering menu, or by double clicking on the small graphic on the maintenance window.

Each graphic will have a unique name number which is shown.

Macintosh MACINTOSH ONLY: Graphics must be in PICT format and can be pasted into the field from the clipboard or read in directly from a PICT file using the Paste From File... command in the Edit menu.

Windows WINDOWS ONLY: Graphics must be in Windows Meta format and can be pasted into the field from the clipboard or read in directly from a Windows meta file using the Paste From File... command in the Edit menu.

Warning WARNING: If the data is being shared by both Macintosh and Windows computers on a common network, the "Shared picture format" must be ON in the Omnis Studio preferences.

The Graphic is displayed and printed in a 10 cms (4 inch) by 5 cms (2 inch) rectangle. If the original in not of this size or shape it will be scaled to fit, however it is stored in it's original form.

Field

Description

Graphic name

Graphics. Graphic Name. {GRAFILE.GRANAME char 15}

Button

Action

Edit

Allows you to Edit the record that is currently being displayed on the window. After making changes, confirm with an OK or revert with a Cancel.

Add

This will create a new (normally blank) record in the file. You will then be able to enter details for the record. Then confirm with an OK, or abandon the New record with a Cancel.

Delete

Execute this button to permanently remove the currently selected record from the file. If you are permitted to delete the item, you will be asked for confirmation, otherwise an explanation will be given.

Cancel

Aborts the process currently in session. The keyboard equivalent is the Esc key for Windows computers and Command-.(full stop or period) for the Mac.

OK

The OK button updates the data you have entered, or confirms the selection and/or processes the function you have called.

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Compiled in Program Version 3.10. Help data last modified 26 MAY 2004 10:16. Class wEngGraphic last modified 21 MAY 2008 13:31:45.

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