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Compare drawings (basic version)

With this function, you can create a new test plan version (target) based on an existing test plan version (source) within a project. In this way, you can create an adjusted test plan for a new version of a drawing with minimal effort. Only new or edited characteristics must be stamped again.


 • Workflow
 • Customization


Step Action Result
1 Invoke function In the “Project overview” function window, right-click on the target drawing sheet for which you wish to transfer the test characteristics into the test plan. In the context menu that opens, click on Compare drawing sheet ():
This opens the “Compare drawing sheet versions” dialogue window. It will show you a list of the source drawing sheets available for comparison:

Note A source drawing sheet must have a different test plan version assigned to it than the target drawing sheet version.
2 Select source Select the corresponding drawing sheet and click on OK. The working area will be transformed. As described under User interface > Function window > Drawing comparison, the source and target drawing windows will be displayed alongside one another:
3 Apply characteristics Click on the Apply characteristics button () in the toolbar to automatically compare all characteristics. All characteristics that do not meet one of the following criteria will be applied.

- with a modified property,
- that no longer exist,
- have been extracted from text blocks
- must be stamped as a group or
- must be added manually,
will not be applied.
4 Close function window Close the function via by clicking Exit drawing comparison () in the toolbar.

Note You can go back at any point to view the comparisons made and to edit them further. To do so, invoke the function as described under step 1.
The drawing window opens with the target drawing sheet. You can continue working as usual here.


You can influence the function with the following settings:

Manually inserted characteristics

Specify whether manually inserted characteristics are to be transferred automatically during transfer. (Available from program version
See Settings > Settings > Stamp > Group „Transfer of manually inserted characteristics during drawing comparison“

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