Layout.4d

This simple to add feature allows 12d model menus or Company customized menus to be set on screen when a project is opened. To create the desired layout, you simply need to position the menus (or panels) around your monitor where you would like them to be saved. Using the standard screen layout file (SLX) [...]
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macros.4d and project_macros.4d

These simple text files are not shipped with 12d Model Software. They are an opportunity for 12d Model Users to setup and further customise the software when a 12d project is first created or ever time a project is opened. The “macros.4d” file will run the user defined specific macros or chains when a new [...]
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Project Details (project_details.dtl)

  The project details are defined by 12d Users and can contain information to be placed on all company title blocks if desired. This panel first appears when a new 12d project is started (Project -> Details -> Details) and calls a standard "project_details.dtl" file from the 12d setup directory. The “project_details.dtl” file can be [...]
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Workspace Layout (workspace.4dw)

  When a project is saved a "workspace.4dw" file is written into the project directory. This insured, that the next time you open the same project the toolbars remain in the same location. Once you have a layout you prefer to use as a standard, open the "Project -> Management -> Workspace -> Setup" panel, [...]
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Setting Text Style favorites

  A simple 12d Model file can be customized to enable the correct text font, size, colour etc to be selected automatically from all drop down-list where text is required as part of other 12d panels. This saves the user needing to select these standards for different operations and ensures consistency. Program -> Tree -> [...]
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Loading a Text Style (Font)

  Loading a text style or new font into 12d 12d Model is installed with a number of standard font styles, but if your company uses a font type not found in the standard 12d Model list, you will need to add a new font type into the list to be used. Once loaded, 12d [...]
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Setups.4d

When starting a new project the "setups.4d" text file can automatically create a number of standard views, named correctly or start with various 12d panels already pinned onto the project workspace area. To edit this file you will need to copy it from the 12d installed “setup” directory and make any changes using notepad or [...]
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Userkeys.4d

  12d provides a number of user keys or “hot keys” for accessing panels or operation. Users are able to modify the provided file and add additional commands to quickly access commonly utilized panels. The best method for editing this file is to simple copy the original file provided by 12d Solutions ($Setups) and place [...]
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Apply Template and Apply MTF Defaults

Apply_defaults.4d and Apply_Many_defaults.4d These default files can be amended to help users automatically create the correct model names for these specific functions. They help set, model names, tin names, colours for cross sections, mapping files etc and ensures consistency across the company. The "Design > Apply > Defaults >" Options are easy to set up [...]
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Set up Extra Help for 12d Users

Users are able to add additional help files for many of the panel displaying the help button on the bottom right hand corner of standard 12d Model panels. By creating a “Help” directory under the “$User” directory and then adding additional directories each with the name of the 12d panel on which the help is [...]
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