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User manual infra CONVERT > Functions > Characteristics

Manually stamp


A characteristic can be →stamped by text input with this function. It is required especially if the drawing file cannot be formatted in an interpretable manner (Graphic file, see →Drawing data format). The characteristic is not automatically interpreted from a drawing entry, but from the entered text, in comparison to the Automatic stamping.

Content

 • Workflow
 • Customization


Workflow

Step Action Result
1 Open drawing sheet Open the drawing sheet that you would like to stamp. The drawing sheet is displayed in the drawing window.
2 Activate stamp tool Click on the Stamp tool button in the Toolbar . If you now move the mouse pointer into the drawing window, it will be displayed as a stamp (). At the bottom left of the drawing window, the “Stamp with” dialog box appears:
3 Check/set start value for the numbering 1) Define the start value in the window Characteristic properties.

The number is assigned to the first characteristic in the test plan during stamping that is stored in the settings (see Customization > Settings > Stamp) as a start value, by default “1”. Each additional stamp receives a number incremented by the set increment. The counter will be at the lowest possible value if characteristics are already present in the test plan.
The counter for the numbering in the example is set as required at “1”:
2) In the “Stamp with” dialog box, define properties that should be taken into account when stamping:
- Prefix, Suffix
- Categorie
- Tag
2) The stamp properties are correctly selected.
4 Define characteristic position Move the mouse pointer () onto the characteristic postition and double-click with the left mouse button. The “Create new characteristic” quick entry dialog opens:


Appearance of the quick input dialog up to program version 1.4.1.2:
[Alternatively]
Quick stamping
As an alternative to steps 4 to 6, you can create a characteristic without characteristic text if, for example, you only want to mark an item with a stamp or if you do not want to define the characteristic properties until later.

Note Available from program version 1.5.1.3
1) Move the mouse pointer to the characteristic position, press the shift key, hold it down and double-click with the left mouse button. 1) An attributive characteristic of the class “Word specification” is created.
2) The stamp is not yet anchored, but still coupled to the mouse pointer. Move the mouse pointer over the drawing surface in such a way, that the stamp is positioned and oriented as required. Then use the left mouse button to click just the once. 2) The stamp is now linked to the drawing.
5 Enter characteristic text Enter the relevant characters of the characteristic in the “Characteristic text” field using the keyboard. You can insert graphic symbols at the cursor position using the buttons below.

Note Up to program version 1.4.1.2, only a graphic symbol can be inserted before the text. You can remove it using the blank button.
By way of example, a characteristic of the specification elements “⌀42”, an upper deviation of “0.2” and a lower deviation of “-0.1” is applied. Click on the button and enter the text “42 +0,2 -0,1”:


Up to program version 1.4.1.2, enter the feature as follows:
[Alternatively]
Create characteristic without text
Alternatively, you can create a characteristic without characteristic text if, for example, you only want to mark an item with a stamp or if you want to define the characteristic properties later.

Note Available from program version 1.3.10.2
Leave the input field empty and click directly on Create. An attributive characteristic of the class “Word specification” is created.
6 Create characteristic and position stamp 1) Click on Create. 1) The characteristic is listed in the Characteristics overview:
2) The stamp is not yet anchored, but still coupled to the mouse pointer. Move the mouse pointer over the drawing surface in such a way, that the stamp is positioned and oriented as required. Then use the left mouse button to click just the once. 2) The stamp is now linked to the drawing.


Customization

The function can be influenced via the following settings:

Creating characteristics

Change settings for creating characteristics.
See Settings > Settings > Characteristics

General tolerance tables

Change the underlying general tolerance tables, from which tolerance values for non-individually tolerated measurements are applied.
See Settings > Project settings > Tolerance tables

Stamp settings

Change underlying settings for stamp.
See Settings > Settings > Stamp

Stamp templates

Change the graphical display of the stamp.
See Settings > Project settings > Stamp templates


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en/infra-convert/user/functions/ballooning_man.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/25 15:42 by me