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Administrator’s Guide infra CONVERT 2019 > Configuration and Import

"Settings" Parameter file


All the basic settings (“Settings” Menu in the program) and project-related settings (‘Project Settings’ menu) are stored in the parameter file Settings.json. If a user changes a setting in the program, it will be recorded here.

During installation, the “Settings” parameter file is saved at the following location:

%ProgramData%\ELIAS GmbH\infra-convert\Settings.json

If another parameter file is to be loaded when starting the program, this can be specified in the startup parameter file (see Configuration and Import > Settings).

Important If the parameter file is faulty, this can lead to a program crash. Please only change specified parameters and remember to make a backup of the file.

Set-up

The settings are written in fields with the structure shown here.

Only values marked with can be changed.



Please do not delete parameters with this symbol or change their assigned values.

"Culture": {
  "Name": "Culture",
  "Value": "de-DE",
  "DefaultValue": "de-DE",
  "ValueType": "System.Globalization.CultureInfo, mscorlib, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089",
  "IsTempSetting": false
},
Parameter Type Value/Content
Name String Name of the setting; always includes the field name.
Value Value of the setting
DefaultValue Factory-set value
ValueType String Internal parameters, including data type and program library to be used.
IsTempSetting Boolean Internal parameter.


List of the settings

The following table lists the values for the setting parameters and links to detailed descriptions.

“Settings > General” menu

Name Value Link
Monochrome​Mode​Enabled Monochrome moen:
true on
false off
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Display” group
Cad​View​Background​Color Background colour in HTML colour code User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Display” group
Culture Language:
de-DE German
en-EN English
fr-FR French
it-IT Italian
es-ES Spanish
ru-RU Russian
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Language” Group > Table
Default​Project​Folder File path to default project folder User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Project” group
Allow​Duplicate​Inspection​Plan​Versions Allow duplicate titles for each quality control plan and version:
true on
false off
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Project” group
Allow​Test​Plan​Versions​Number​Change The quality control plan version can be changed by the user:
true on
false off
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Project” group
Allow​Compare​With​Newer​Versions Allow drawings to be compared with newer quality control plan versions or those with the same name::
true on
false off
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Project” group
Autosave​Enabled Save project automatically:
true on
false off

Note Available from program version 1.3.1.5.
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Project” group
Autosave​Interval Interval for automatic saving of the project in minutes (format: integer)

Note Available from program version 1.3.1.5.
User manual > Settings > Settings > General > “Project” group


“Settings > Characteristics” menu

Name Value Link
Allow​Multiple​Characteristic​Tags Characteristic may have multiple tags:
true Apply label
false Reset label
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > "General characteristic settings" group
Title​Pattern Format title of variable characteristics User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > "Format characteristic title" group
Title​Pattern​Attributive Format title of attributive characteristics User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > "Format characteristic title" group
Significant​Digits​Default Converted results (Degree, Minute, Second to decimal) and calculations (Tolerance value as a fraction of the nominal value) are rounded to … significant digits

Note Available from program version 1.3.9.9.
More > Terms > Numerical precision
Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Numerical precision” group
Significant​Digits​One Converted results (Degree, Minute, Second to decimal) and calculations (Tolerance value as a fraction of the nominal value) are rounded to … significant digits if the first relevant digit is a '1'..

Note Available from program version 1.3.9.9.
More > Terms > Numerical precision
Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Numerical precision” group
Characteristic​Attributive​Characteristic Attributive characteristics are
SingleSelection ignored in multiselection mode
Always always created
Never always ignored
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Attributive characteristic” group
CharacteristicInfotext​Characteristic Auxiliary dimensions are
SingleSelection ignored in multiselection mode
Always always created
Never always ignored
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Word specifications” group
Characteristic​Dimension​Without​Tolerance Characteristics from dimensions without tolerance entry directly at nominal value are
SingleSelection ignored in multiselection mode
Always always created
Never always ignored
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Measurements without tolerance entry at nominal dimension” group
Characteristic​Min​Max Limit values in one direction (min./max.):

The following applies from program version 1.2.0.26 upwards:
WithoutTolerance Create limit value as nominal value
WithOneTolerance Create nominal value with upper or lower tolerance
WithBothTolerances Create nominal value and limit value as tolerances
OnlyOneTolerance Create limit value only
Never Ignore supplementary 'min./max.' information

The following applies up to the above program version:
WithoutTolerance Create without tolerances
WithOneTolerance Create with upper or lower tolerance
WithBothTolerances Create with nominal value and tolerance
OnlyOneTolerance Create with one tolerance and nominal value of zero
Never Always ignore
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Limit values in one direction (min., max.)” group
Characteristic​Min​MaxNullTolerance Limit value in one direction (min./max.): zero values are not applied in characteristic:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Limit values in one direction (min., max.)” group
Characteristic​Dimension​Nominal​Value​Null Characteristics with nominal value of zero are
SingleSelection ignored in multiselection mode
Always always created
Never always ignored
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Characteristics with nominal dimensions zero” group
Characteristic​Angle​Dimensions Create angle dimensions as
true variable characteristic
false attributive characteristic
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Angular measurements” group
Multi​Characteristic​Splitt Create individual characteristics from dimensions, indicating repetitions:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Dimensions with details of repetitions” group
Characteristic​Auxiliary​Dimension Auxiliary dimensions are
SingleSelection ignored in multiselection mode
Always always created
Never always ignored
User manual > Settings > Settings > “Auxiliary dimensions” group
Characteristic​Auxiliary​Dimension​Use​Tolerance Auxiliary dimensions: use tolerances:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Auxiliary dimensions” group
Characteristic​Theoretic​Dimension Theoretically precise measurements are
SingleSelection ignored in multiselection mode
Always always created
Never always ignored
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Theoretically precise measurements” group
Characteristic​Theoretic​Dimension​Use​Tolerace Theoretically precise measurements: use tolerances:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Theoretically precise measurements” group
Characteristic​Geometric​Dimensioning​​Tolerancing Processing the shape and positional tolerances:
Nominal Nominal value = width of the tolerance zone; Upper tol. = 0; Lower tol. = 0
NominalWithLower Nominal value = width of the tolerance zone; Upper tol. = 0; Lower tol. = (-1) x width of the tolerance zone
Upper Nominal value = 0; Upper tol. = width of the tolerance zone; Lower tol. = 0
NominalWithUpper Nominal value = width of the tolerance zone; Upper tol. = width of the tolerance zone; Lower tol. = 0
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Shape and positional tolerances” group
Characteristict​Gdt​Null​Tolerance Shape and positional tolerances: zero values are not applied in the characteristic:
true Yes
false No
Settings > Settings > Characteristics> “Shape and positional tolerances” group
Characteristic​Radius​Enable Define radius as
true “Radius” class
false ”Curve” class
User manual > Settings > Settings > “Radii” group
Characteristic​Use​Roundnes​Or​Leght​Tolerance Radius measurement: general tolerances applied:
true Table for curves and chamfers
false Table for linear measures
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Radii” group
Characteristic​Chamfer​Variable Create chamfer as
true variable characteristic
false attributive characteristic
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Chamfers” group
Characteristic​Chamfer​Edges Edges with indeterminate shape: if no nominal value is defined, nominal value = 0:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Edges with indeterminate shape" group
Characteristic​Roughness Surface parameters: Nominal Nominal value = limit value; Upper tol. = 0; Lower tol. = 0
NominalWithLower Nominal value = limit value; Upper tol. = 0; Lower tol. = (-1) x limit value
OnlyOneTolerance Nominal value = 0; Upper tol. = nominal value; Lower tol. = 0
NominalWithUpper Nominal value = limit value; Upper tol. = limit value; Lower tol. = 0
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Surface parameters” group
Characteristic​Roughness​Null​Tolerance Surface parameters: zero values are not applied in the characteristic:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Characteristics > “Surface parameters” group
Roughness​Dictionary Simplified surface parameters: assignment of letter (Key) and numerical value (Value) User manual > Settings > Settings > “Simplified surface specifications” group


“Settings > Stamp” menu

Name Value Link
DefaultStampStart​Value Initial value

Info Observe permitted range of values!
User manual > Settings > Settings > Stamp > “Marking” group
DefaultStampIncrement​Setting Increment

Info Observe permitted range of values!
User manual > Settings > Settings > Stamp > “Marking” group
Merged​Characteristic​Number Labelling of stamp in Drawings Comparison:
NewNumber Reset label
KeepNumber Apply existing label
User manual > Settings > Settings > Stamp > "Marking of the stamps during drawing comparison" group
Automatic​Transfer Transfer of manually inserted characteristics during drawing comparison:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Settings > Stamp > "“Transfer of manually inserted characteristics during drawing comparison” group


“Settings > Import” menu

Name Value Link
Pdf​Default​Import​Setting Behaviour when importing multi-page PDF files:
Ask Allways ask before import
ImportAllPages Allways import all sheets

Note Available from program version 1.4.0.2
User manual > Settings > Settings > Import > “Multi-page drawing files” group
Multi​Layout​Default​Import​Setting Behaviour when importing DXF and DWG files:
Ask Allways ask before import
ImportModel Always import model space only
ImportPaperSpaces Always import all sheets from paper space
ImportAllLayouts Allways import all sheets

Note Available from program version 1.4.0.2
User manual > Settings > Settings > Import > “Multi-page drawing files” group
Suppress​Font​Replacement​Notification Suppress notifications for replaced fonts:
true on
false off

Note Available from program version 1.3.9.10
User manual > Settings > Import > “Font replacement” group


“Settings > Export” menu

Name Value Link
ExcelReportsPath Path to directory of template files for export of Excel quality control reports User manual > Settings > Export > “Excel quality control plan” group
ExcelReports​Decimal​Seperator Decimal separator for nominal values and tolerances:
Dot Always use a dot.
Comma Always use a comma.
Culture Depends on the courrent systems' culture.

Note Available from program version 1.2.0.29.
User manual > Settings > Export > “Excel quality control plan” group
CsvExportHeaderRow Export additional title row when exporting to a CSV file:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Export > “CSV export” group
GraphicsExportDrawing Drawing graphics, defined by the following parameters in “Value” field:

Format
Jpg File format “JPG”
Png File format “PNG”
Bmp File format “BMP”
Tif File format “TIF”
Gif File format “GIF”

Encoding
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

LanguageCode
zero No value assigned
de Coding: English

Path
Path to directory that is opened directly when saving in File Explorer

Prefix
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

DfdHeader
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

CsvHeader
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

ImageOptions
Width
 Width of graphic in number of pixels
Height
 Height of graphic in number of pixels
Bit
8 Colour depth: 8 -bit
24 Colour depth: 24-bit

ColorOption
WithColor Non-transparent background

Mode
Drawing Drawing graphic with stamps
DrawingWithoutStamps Drawing graphic without stamps

TemplatePath
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)
User manual > Settings > Export > “Drawing graphic” group
ExportDrawingOnSave Export drawing graphic when saving:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Export > “Drawing graphic” group
GraphicsExportStamps Stamp graphics, defined by the following parameters in “Value” field:

Format
Jpg File format “JPG”
Png File format “PNG”
Bmp File format “BMP”
Tif File format “TIF”
Gif File format “GIF”

Encoding
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

LanguageCode
zero No value assigned
de Coding: English

Path
Path to directory that is opened directly when saving in File Explorer

Prefix
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

DfdHeader
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

CsvHeader
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)

ImageOptions
Width
 Width of graphic in number of pixels
Height
 Height of graphic in number of pixels
Bit
8 Colour depth: 8 -bit
24 Colour depth: 24-bit

ColorOption
WithColor Non-transparent background

Mode
Stamps Drawing graphics each receive a stamp

TemplatePath
zero No value assigned
(The parameter is not currently in use)
User manual > Settings > Export > “Stamp graphics” group
ExportStampsOnSave Export stamp graphics when saving:
true Yes
false No
User manual > Settings > Export > “Stamp graphics” group


“Project settings > Tolerance tables” menu

Name Value Link
Tolerance​Table​Path Path to the tolerance table directory Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables
Default​Length​Tolerance​Table GUID of the standard tolerance table for length User manual > Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables > “Length measurements” group

Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables > Id
Default​Length​Tolerance​Table​Column Name of default tolerance class/row for length User manual > Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables > “Length measurements” group

Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables > Spalten
Default​Angle​Tolerance​Table GUID of default tolerance table for angle dimensions User manual > Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables > “Angular measurements” group

Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables > Id
Default​Angle​Tolerance​Table​Column Name of default tolerance class/row for angle dimensions User manual > Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables > “Angular measurements” group

Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables > Spalten
Default​Roundness​Tolerance​Table GUID of default tolerance table for curve radii and chamfers User manual > Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables > “Radius of curvature and chamfers” group

Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables > Id
Default​Roundness​Tolerance​Table​Column Name of default tolerance table for curve radii and chamfers User manual > Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables > “Radius of curvature and chamfers” group

Administrator’s Guide > Configuration and Import > Tolerance tables > Spalten


Settings with no control elements in user interfaces

Name Value Link
Zoom​Factor Factor for the zoom with the mouse wheel. User manual > Functions > View > Viewing tools
Zoom​Tool​Factor Factor for the zoom with a zoom-in/zoom-out tool. User manual > Functions > View > Viewing tools
Common​App​Data​Path Path to the general program data directory %ProgramData%

Attention Never completely worked. Passed as of program version 1.3.7.0 as start parameter forceConfigDir.


In-program parameters

Name Value Link
Macros​After​Load
Macros​After​Open
Recent​Files Links to recently opened projects listed in the start window User manual > Main window > Start window
RecentDocumentPath Link to the directory from which files were last opened
RecentExportPath Link to the directory to which the most recent export was made
Characteristic​Text​Formatting
Stamp​Start​Value


Installation/Deinstallation

The following describes the process for deinstalling, reinstalling (installing after previous deinstallation) and installing (without previous deinstallation) infra CONVERT 2019 using the parameter file “settings.json”. Essential preconditions are: the file is at the location where it was installed, and has not been renamed.

Deinstallation

The file is neither deleted or changed.

Reinstallation

An existing file is not changed.

Installation

An existing file is not changed.


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en/infra-convert/dev/settings.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/29 09:55 by me