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1 LIFTDATAMANAGERMANUAL................................................................................................ 2
1.1 STANDARDUSERPERMISSIONS ................................................................................................ 2
2 LIFTPOOLMANAGER............................................................................................................... 3
2.1 MANUALDATAPOOLCREATION................................................................................................. 3
2.2 LIFTDESIGNER5DATAPOOLS ................................................................................................. 4
2.3 ADDANEWDATAPOOL(LIFTDESIGNERVERSION5ONLY)......................................................... 6
2.4 REGISTERANEXISTINGDATAPOOL(LIFTDESIGNERVERSION5ONLY) ....................................... 8
2.5 CHECKAUTOIMPORT.............................................................................................................. 10
2.6 EXPORTMODULES... .............................................................................................................. 10
2.6.1 Exportoptions............................................................................................................. 12
2.7 DELETEMODULE... ................................................................................................................ 12
2.8 SETTINGS... ........................................................................................................................... 12
2.9 VIEWLOG.............................................................................................................................. 13
3 LIFTDATAMANAGER ............................................................................................................. 15
3.1 TOOLBARS&MENUITEMS...................................................................................................... 15
3.2 PREFERENCES....................................................................................................................... 16
3.2.1 GlobalSettings............................................................................................................ 16
3.2.2 UserSettings .............................................................................................................. 17
3.2.3 Environment................................................................................................................ 17
3.2.4 Language.................................................................................................................... 18
3.2.5 Grid ............................................................................................................................. 19
3.3 DOCKINGWINDOWS ............................................................................................................... 20
3.3.1 TableView.................................................................................................................. 20
3.3.2 QuickHelp .................................................................................................................. 21
3.3.3 Annotate...................................................................................................................... 23
3.4 ADDITIONALFEATURES .......................................................................................................... 27
3.4.1 Copydatarows ........................................................................................................... 27
3.4.2 Copydatarowsmanufactureroverlapping................................................................. 28
3.4.3 Copychilddatarowsmanufactureroverlapping......................................................... 29
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4.1 ALLUSERSSETTINGS ............................................................................................................ 30
4.2 SYSTEMUSERSETTINGS ....................................................................................................... 30
4.3 DATAPOOLSETTINGS............................................................................................................ 31

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1 LIFTdatamanagerManual
TheLIFTdatamanagerManualprovidesanintroductiontotheprogram,explaining
youtheapplicationenvironmentandfeatures.

Thissymbolidentifiesparagraphscontainingimportantinformationand
warnings.

AllofusintheDigiParateamhopethatyouwillenjoyworkingwiththisnew
versionofLIFTdatamanager.

TheLIFTdatamanagerisPartoftheDigiParaEnterpriseSuite

1.1 StandardUserpermissions
ToruntheLIFTdatamanagertheStandarduserneedsthefollowingpermissions:

DataPooldirectory: Read/Writepermission
WindowsAllUsersdirectory: Read/Writepermission
ProgramFilesLDDirectory: Readonlypermission

YoucanstarttheLIFTdatamanagerviatheappropriateentryintheWindowsStart
menu:

Start->Programs->DigiParaSuiteV5.2->Tools>LIFTdatamanager

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2 LIFTpoolmanager
WhenyoustarttheLIFTdatamanagerforthefirsttime,theLIFTpoolmanager
applicationcomesupfirst.

SelecttheappropriateprogramlanguageaswellastheusergroupDeveloper2.
ActivatetheDefinethedatapoolsettingsmanuallyalso.ClickontheOKbutton
afterwards,theLIFTpoolmanagerdialogappearsonthescreen.

2.1 ManualDatapoolcreation

TheLIFTpoolmanageristhemainLIFTdesignerdatabase/datapool
administrationtool.Thistooloffersthefollowingfunctionalities:
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Creationofnewdatapools
Registrationofexistingdatapools
Deletionofexistingdatapools
Importnewmanufacturerlibraries
Exportmodifiedmanufacturerlibraries

Asyoumayhavenoticed,thedatagridonthemainformdoesnotdisplayany
activedatapool.Thisisduetothefact,thatyouhavenotregistered/addeda
LIFTdesignerdatapoolyet.

Aslongasyoudontregisteranyexistingorcreateanewdatapool,the
LIFTdatamanagerapplicationwillnotwork.Youarefreetoregister/createas
manydatapoolsinanylocationyoulike.

2.2 LIFTdesigner5DataPools
OneofthemainnewLIFTdesigner5featuresistheseparationoftheprogramdata
fromthemainprogram.Inthiscontext,theprogramdataisseparatedinsocalled
DataPools.Thedatapoolslocationcanbedifferentfromthelocationofthe
LIFTdesigner5/LIFTdatamanagerinstallationdirectory.

ThedatapoolsprovidethedatathatisnecessarytorunthenewLIFTdesigner5/
LIFTdatamanagerapplications.Themainideaofthisconceptistobeabletorun
theLIFTdesigner5/LIFTdatamanagerprogramwithdifferent,registereddata
poolsthatmaycontaindifferentdata:

Anotherideaistoshareonedatapooldirectoryonanetworkdrive,between
differentLIFTdesignerusers:
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TheDataPoolitselfcontainsthefollowingfilesanddirectories:

AppMacros Containsexampleaswellasuserspecificapplication
macros.
Bin Thebindirectory,althoughitalsoexistsintheprograms
installationdirectory,containsadditionalfiles(projectfiles
forexample)thatusuallydonotbelongintotheprograms
bindirectory.

Blocks Theblocksdirectorycontainthe*.dwgborderandtitle
blockfilesforLIFTdesigner5

Bmp ThisdirectorycontainsthebitmapfilesfortheLIFTdesigner
5/LIFTdatamanagermenus,toolbarsanddatatrees

Data ThisdirectorycontainstheSystemdatabase(LD30.mdb,
LD50.mdb)

Manufacturer: Containsthemanufacturer*.ldmfiles

Master: ContainstheLD30Master.mdbfile.This
.mdbfilecontainstheempty
LIFTdesigner5databasestructure

Developer ThisdirectorycontainstheLIFTdesigner5developer
component.dwgdrawings

DWG Thisdirectorycontainsthedwgprototypedrawingsforthe
LIFTdesigner5dwgfileoutput

Projects TheprojectdirectorycontainsLIFTdesigner5example
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projectfiles

Sheets ThesheetsdirectorycontainsdifferentLIFTdesigner
examplesheets

2.3 AddanewDataPool(LIFTdesignerversion5only)
TouseLIFTdatamanagertogetherwithLIFTdesigner4pleasegotochapter2.4,
otherwiseproceedasfollows.

ClickontheAddbuttoninthemaindialogtocreateanewdatapool.Thedatapool
wizardgetsstarted.

SelecttheoptionCreateanewdatapooltoaddanewdatapoolandclickon
Next.

Inthenextdialogaddanewdatapoolnameandselectthedatapoolsdestination
folder.ClickontheNextbuttonafterwards.

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ClickontheNextbuttontostartthecreationofthenewdatapool.Thenewdata
poolwillbecreatedinthepre-selecteddestinationfolder.

Afterthenewdatapooliscreated,theLIFTdatamanagerLoggingdialogis
displayed,showingthelogfilethatwaswrittenduringthedatapoolcreation
process.Checkthelogfileforanyerrormessages.

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Errormessagesappearinred.ForfurtherdetailsabouttheLoggingdialogsee
chapter2.8
2.4 RegisteranexistingDataPool(LIFTdesignerversion5only)
ClickontheAddbuttonintheLIFTpoolmanagermaindialogtorunthedatapool
wizard.SelecttheoptionRegisteranexistingdatapoolandclickontheNext
button.

Inthenextdialogenteranamefortheexistingdatapoolandenterthepathtothe
datapoolssystemdatabase(e.g.C:\OldDatapool\data\LD50.mdb).
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Thesystemdatabaseisalwayslocatedinthedatapoolsdatadirectory(e.g.
C:\OldDatapool\data).

ClickontheNextbuttontwiceafterwards,toregistertheexistingdatapool.The
datapoolssystemdatabase(LD50.mdb)automaticallygetssynchronizedwiththe
newLD30MasterdatabaselocatedintheLIFTdatamanagerinstallationdirectory
(e.g.C:\ProgramFiles\LD50\MasterPath\data\Master\LD30Master.mdb)

Afteryouhaveregisteredanexisting/createdanewdatapool,the
LIFTpoolmanagerdisplaysitinthemaindialogsDatapooldatagrid:

Datagridcolumndescription:

SystemUI: Thiscolumnindicateswhichoneoftheregistereddatapools
istheactiveone.Oneoftheregistereddatapoolsmust
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alwaysbeactive.Theactivedatapoolprovidesthesystem
database,aswellasotherfileswhicharenecessarytorun
thenewLIFTdatamanagerandLIFTdesigner5.0applications.
Theseapplicationswillnotworkwithoutanactivedatapool.

Name: Thiscolumndisplaysthedatapoolnames

FullName:

Thiscolumndisplaysthedatapoolpath

Database
Name:
Thiscolumndisplaysthenameofthedatapoolsystem
database

Status: Thiscolumnindicatesifthedatapoolwhichprovidesthedata
forthedisplayoftheLIFTdesigner5/LIFTdatamanagers
userinterfaceisvalid.
Type: Thiscolumndisplaysthedatapoolsdatabasetype,The
databasetypeforLIFTdesigner5.0applications
(LIFTdesigner5.0/LIFTdatamanager)isLD50(DAOversion
3.6).
TheLIFTdesigner4.0applicationdatabasetypeis
LD30LD50.Thedatapoolcontainstwosystemdatabases.
TheLD30database(DAOversion3.51)isusedwiththeold
LIFTdesigner4.0application.TheLD50database(DAO
version3.6)isusedwiththenewLIFTdatamanager
application.Bothdatabasesaresynchronized.Thismethod
guaranteesthecompatibilitybetweenthenew
LIFTdatamanager(designedforLIFTdesigner5)andtheold
LIFTdesigner4.0application

2.5 CheckAutoimport...
WhenyouruntheCheckAutoimport...functionforaselected(itdoesntneedto
betheactivedatapool)LD50datapool,thepoolsManufacturer(e.g.C:\my
datapool\data\Manufacturer)aswellastheLIFTdatamanagerMasterpath(e.g.
C:\ProgramFiles\LD50\MasterPath\data\Manufacturer)directoriesarechecked
fornewmanufacturerlibrariesthathaventbeenimportedintothesystemdatabase
yet(e.g.C:\mydatapool\data\LD50.mdb).

2.6 Exportmodules...
ClickonthebuttonExportmodules...todisplaytheLIFTpoolmanagersManage
Modulesdialog.Inthisdialogyoucanexportyourmodifiedmanufacturerspecific
LIFTdesignermodules(e.g.Meiller,Sicor,etc.)ordeleteexistingmodulesfromthe
systemdatabase.

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Selectthemodulesyouwouldliketo
export:

Exportprocessfortheselected
manufacturermodules:

ClickontheSelectall...buttontoselectallmanufacturermodules.
ClickontheDeselectall...buttontodeselectallmodules.
ClickontheDeletemodules...buttontodeletetheselectedmanufacturer
module/modulesfromthesystemdatabase.Alldatarowsinthesystem
databasewithinthemodulesRIDareawillbedeleted.

e.g.C:\mydatapool\data\LD50.mdb

ClickontheExportmodulesbuttontocreatenewLIFTdesigner
manufacturer(*.ldm)file/softheselectedmanufacturermodule/s.Thefile/s
get/screatedintheLIFTdesignerExportdirectory

e.g.C:\mydatapool\data\Export

ClickontheOpenExportdirectorybutton,todisplaytheExportdirectory
containingtheexportedmanufacturerfiles.

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2.6.1 Exportoptions
Youcansetthefollowing,additionaloptionsforthemanufacturerfileexport:

CreateExportTXTfile: Activatethischeckmarkifyouwanttocreatean
additionalexportTXTfilecontainingall
informationabouttheexporteddatabase
content.

VerifyRIDcontent: Activatethischeckmarkifyouwanttheexported
databasecontenttobeverifiedduringtheexport
process.Theverificationresultwillbeaddedto
thelogfilethatgetscreatedduringtheexport
process.

KeepintermediateMDB: Enablethischeckmarkifyouwanttokeepthe
intermediatemanufacturerdatabasewhichgets
createdduringtheexportprocess(The
intermediatedatabasecontainsonlythe
manufacturerspecificdatathatgetsextracted
fromthesystemdatabaseduringtheexport
process).

AddAnnotatefiles: Thischeckmarkisenabledbydefault.Itenables
theexportofmanufacturerspecificannotatetext
filesthatmayhavebeenaddedtosomeofthe
manufacturerspecificdatarowsin
LIFTdatamanager.Disablethischeckmarkifyou
donotwanttoexportthemanufacturerspecific
annotatetextfileswiththemanufacturermodule.
2.7 DeleteModule...
Ifyouwanttodeleteoneofthedatapools,clickontheDeleteModule...button.
Youmustverifythedeletionofthedatapool.

Deletingadatapoolisacriticalprocess.Onceyouhavedeletedadatapool,
thedeleteddatacannotberestoredanymore.
2.8 Settings...
ClickontheSettings...buttontoactivate/deactivatespecialoptionsforthe
selecteddatapool(doesntneedtobetheactivedatapool).

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Copy Masterpool: WheneveryoustarttheAutoimportprocessfora


selecteddatapool,theprocessautomaticallycopiesall
systemmanufacturerfilesfromtheLIFTdatamanagers
MasterPathdirectory(e.g.C:\Program
Files\LD50\MasterPath\data\Manufacturer)tothedata
poolsManufacturer(onlyifthedatapoolssystem
manufacturerfileshaveadifferentdate,newerorolder)
directory.Ifyouwanttodisablethisbehavior,disable
theCopyMasterpooloptionfortheselecteddata
pool.

Grid activation
disabled:
Thisoptionisdisabledbydefault.Itdisablestheediting
functionfortheeditabledatagridcolumnsin
LIFTdatamanager.Wheneveryouneedtochange/
extendthetabledata,youmustactivatetheediting
modeforthecolumnsmanually.Enablethismodefor
theselecteddatapoolifyouwanttosetthedatagrid
editingmodemanuallyalways.

Allow double click


.ldm import:
Providestheopportunitytoautomaticallyopenthe
Importdatadialogwhendoubleclickingona
LIFTdesignermanufacturerfileinwindowsexplorer.
Allow reimport all: Enablestheautomaticsynchronizationfunction,which
automaticallysynchronizestheMasterpath
manufacturerfilesintheLIFTdatamanagerinstallation
directorywiththemanufacturerfilesinthedatapool.

2.9 ViewLog...
Wheneveryouimport/exportamanufacturerlibrary,orcreateanew/registeran
existingdatapool,thisprocessgetsdocumentedinalogfiledatabase.Startthe
LIFTlogdialogviatheWindowsStartmenu:

Start->DigiParaSuiteV5.1->Tools->LIFTlog

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Thelogmessagesdisplaytheproceduresthatareprocessedduringtheactions
mentionedabove.

Dialogoptions:

Log database: ThepathtotheLIFTdesignerlogfiledatabase.

User Type: SetalogfilefilteraccordingtodifferentLIFTdesigner/


LIFTdatamanagerusergroups.

Time: Showthelogfilemessagesaccordingtothetimeof
creation.

Machine: Showonlylogfilemessagesaccordingtotheselected
computername.

Process: Showonlylogfilemessagesaccordingtotheselected
processnumber.

Clear log: Clearsthelogfiletable

Refresh: Reloadthedisplayedlogfiletable.

Config
columns:
ConfigurethecolumnstobedisplayedintheLogfile
datagrid.

Reset Layout: Resetthedatagridlayouttothedefaultvalues.

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3 LIFTdatamanager
Afteryouvefinishedtheconfigurationofthedatapoolasitisdescribedintheprior
chapter,LIFTdatamanagerautomaticallygetsstartedwhenyouclosethe
LIFTpoolmanagerapplication.

TorestartLIFTdatamanagerviatheWindowsStartmenuentry:

Start->DigiParaSuiteV5.1->Tools->LIFTdatamanager

3.1 Toolbars&MenuItems
Themenudescriptionaswellasthetoolbardescriptionispartofthedeveloper
documentation.Clickontheappropriatetoolbar/menuitemandpressF1to
displaythecorrespondinghelpcontent.

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3.2 Preferences...
OpentheviewmenuandclickonthePreferencesentrytoopenthe
LIFTdatamanagersPreferencesdialog.

InthePreferencesdialogyoucanmodifyapplicationglobalaswellasuserspecific
settings.
3.2.1 GlobalSettings

Logging
Filename: DisplaysthepathtotheLIFTdatamanagerLogging
databasefile.Youcanchangethelocationbybrowsing
toadifferentfolder.

Maxouttype
value:

Controlsthenumberoflogmessagesthatarewritten
duringmanufacturermoduleimportandexport
processes.Thisvaluegetspre-stettedbytheselected
usergrouptype.Ahighervalueproducesmoredetailed
logfiles.

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3.2.2 UserSettings

UserGroup
UserGroup: Thisoptioncanbeusedtocontrolthevisibilityof
LIFTdatamanageruserinterfaceitems.The
visibilityoftheUIitemscanbeconfiguredmanually
peravailableusergroup.
3.2.3 Environment

Environment
Toolbars/
Docking
Windows:
Switchbetweenthreeavailablestylestochangethe
appearanceoftheLIFTdatamanager/LIFTdesigner
5userinterface.

Document
Settings:
Changetheappearanceofthedatagridwindows
(displayingthedatabasetablecontent).

Tabbed:
Switchbetweentheopeneddatagridwindowsby
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clickingontheappropriatetab.

MDI:
Eachdatagridgetsdisplayedinaseparatewindow
(withouttabs).

Docking
Window:

Providestheopportunitytofixthepositionofthe
dockingwindows.
Layout: ClickontheReset...buttonstosettheappearance
oftheuserinterfaceitemstothedefaultvalues.

3.2.4 Language

Language
ProgramLanguage: Selectthemainprogramlanguagefromthis
dropdownlist.Afterchoosingadifferent
programlanguage,youneedtorestartthe
LIFTdatamanager.

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HelpLanguage: Hint:Thenumberofavailablelanguages
dependsonthenumberofinstalledLIFT
designerregionkits(bydefaulttheEnglishand
theGermanRegionKitsareinstalled).

PreferredLanguage:
Selectthemainlanguageforthe
LIFTdatamanagerhelpfromthisdropdownlist.

AlternativeLanguage:
Ifnohelpcontentforthepreferredlanguageis
available,youcanselectanadditional
alternativelanguagethehelpshallbe
displayedininstead.

3.2.5 Grid

Grid
Common: Providestheopportunitytodisplayaddtooltiptextsforspecific
(RID)columns.

Grid: Configurethefontforthedatagridcolumnsandheaders.The
newsettingsaredisplayedinapreviewfield.Clickonthe
Resetbuttontoreloadtheoriginalsettings.

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3.3 Dockingwindows
Thedockingwindowscanbeactivated/deactivatedbytheappropriateentriesin
theWindowmenu.

3.3.1 TableView
TheTableViewdockingwindowdisplaysallconfigurable/modifiable
LIFTdesignerdatabasetablesorderedbydifferentcategories.

ThemaincategoryforloadingelevatorcomponentsistheElevatorData
category.Thiscategoryissplitagainintoelevatorassemblycategories.

ElevatorDatacategories:

Cab: Thiscategorycontainsalltablesreferringtocar
framespecificcomponent(carframes,platforms,
cardoors,governor,etc).
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Entrance: Thiscategorycontainsalltables,referringto
entrancespecificscomponents(landingdoors,
jambs,wallopenings,etc.)

HydraulicUnits: Thiscategorycontainsalltables,referringto
hydraulicelevatorspecificscomponents(jacks,
yokeguides,tanks,etc.)

TractionUnits: Thiscategorycontainsalltables,referringto
electricelevatorspecificscomponents
(counterweights,gearingmachines,machine
beds,etc.)

FixingUnits: Thiscategorycontainsalltables,referringtoany
kindofelevatorfixingmaterial(railbrackets,
separatorbeams,ropewallfixings,etc.)

MachineRoomComponents: Thiscategorycontainsalltables,referringto
elevatormachineroomcomponents(switchgear
cabinets,fans,lamps,ductcanals,etc.)

OtherComponents: Thiscategorycontainsalltablesthatdonot
belongtoaspecificcategory(pitladders,pit
baseunits,materials,etc.)

StandardElevators: Thiscategorycontainsalltablesthatareusedto
loadstandardelevatorsforLIFTdesigner.

Thetablecontentsaredescribedinthedeveloperhelp.Toreceiveinformation
aboutaspecifictable,justclickintoadatagridcellandpresstheF1button
afterwards.Thehelpaccordingtotheselectedtablegetsdisplayed.

3.3.2 QuickHelp
Whenyouclickintoadatagridcell,oryouopenatablesdatagridviatheTable
Viewdockingwindow,thecorrespondingdescriptionforthistableautomaticallyis
displaysintheQuickHelpdockingwindow.

Example:
ClickontheCarframeentryundertheCabcategoryintheTableViewdocking
window(selecttheCommonComponentsmanufacturerintheDisplaytoolbar
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first)todisplaythecontentoftheL_CarFrameTypeTabdatabasetablefor
example.

Asyouwillsee,theQuickHelpdockingwindowautomaticallydisplaysthecorrect
tabledescription.

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3.3.3 Annotate
Thiswindowisonlydisplayedifanopendatagridisfound.ClickontheCarframe
entryintheTableViewdockingwindowandselectanappropriatemanufacturer
fromtheDisplaytoolbarafterwards.
IftheAnnotatewindowdoesntgetdisplayednevertheless,clickonthe
buttonintheAnnotatetoolbartoactivateit.

Note:Donotusethe"Automaticmaintained"button ofthe
Displaytoolbar.

Theannotatewindowallowsyoutoaddannotationsforeachdatagridrowyoud
liketocomment.SelectadatagridrowandaddacommentviatheAnnotate
window.Switchthedatarowafterwards,toautomaticallysavetheannotation.
Whenyoueditanexistingcomment,youwillbeaskedtooverwritetheoriginal
document.
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Therowheaderofthecommentedrowismarkedgreenafterwards,toindicate
thatithasanadditionalannotation.

TheannotationitselfisstoredasaMSWorddocument.Reviewthedocuments
locationbymovingthemousecursorovertheLCIDtab.

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Documentpathdescription:

C:\DataPools\Docs:

Thedatapoolmaindirectory.TheDocsfoldercontainsthe
annotationdocuments.

\0: ManufacturerRidnumberdividedby100.000.The
annotationsarecreatedfortotheselectedmanufacturerin
theDisplaytoolbar.

\CFT-1033-19.doc: CFT:

Shortcutofthetabletheannotationwascreated
for(inthiscaseforthetable
L_CarFrameTypeTab)

1033: LCIDNo(LocalID)theannotationwasaddedfor,
(inthiscaseEnglishUnitedStates).

19: Thetablesdatarow(RIDNo)theannotationwas
addedfor.

TheLCIDtabshowsthelanguageIDthathasbeenpre-selectedviatheAnnotate
toolbar(inthisexamplethe1033standsforEnglish-UnitedStates).Youcan
commentadatarowinasmanylanguagesasyoulike.Ifyouaddanadditional
commentforanalreadycommentedrowforGermanlanguageforexample,an
additionaltabwillbeaddedtotheAnnotatewindow,displayingtheLCIDforthe
Germanannotation.

TheAnnotatewindowofferssomestandardWordtextconfigurationoptionslike
textstyle,size,alignment,etc.Asanadditionalfeature,youcanalsowritethe
annotationinyourwordprocessingapplication.
Clickonthe symbolintheAnnotatewindow,toedittheannotationwith
yourwordprocessingapplication:
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Savethedocumentinitsdefaultlocationandclosetheapplicationafteryouhave
nishededitingtheannotation.
LIFTdatamanagersAnnotatewindow,switch
betweentheavailableAnnotateLCIDtabsintheAnnotatewindowor,ifjust
neLCIDtabexists,switchbetweenthedatarowsinthedisplayeddatagrid
fi

Toreviewthechangesinthe
o
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ToincludetheAnnotationsinthemanufacturerlibraryduringanexportofthe
module,youneedtoactivatetheAddannotatefilesoptioninthe
LIFTpoolmanagersManageModulesdialog:

3.4 AdditionalFeatures
3.4.1 Copydatarows
Thisfunctionwasaddedtoeasilycopy,pastedatatablerows.Tocopydatarows,
justselecttheminthedatagrid.
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ClickCtrl+Ctocopytheselecteddatarowstotheclipboard.ThenclickCtrl+V
topastethecopieddatarowstothedatagrid.

Asyoucansee,twonewdatarowshavebeencopiedtothedatagrid.

3.4.2 Copydatarowsmanufactureroverlapping
ClickCtrl+Ctocopytheselecteddatarowstotheclipboard.

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AfterwardschangethemanufacturerintheDisplaytoolbarandpastetherecords
intothedatagrid.Asyoucansee,thecopieddatarowsnowstartwiththeRIDNo
oftheselectedmanufacturer.

Thetargetmanufacturerneedstocontainmin.1existingdatarowinthedata
grid,otherwiseyouwillnotbeabletopastethecopieddatarows.Toachieve
thisyoucanfirstenteranemptydatarowanddeleteitafteryouhavepasted
thecopieddatarows.Thisistrueforchilddatarowsalso.
3.4.3 Copychilddatarowsmanufactureroverlapping
Selectthechilddatarowsandcopythemtotheclipboard

ChangethemanufacturerintheDisplaytoolbarandaddanewemptychildrecord
(justincasetheparentrowyouwillcopythechilddatarowstodoesnthavechild
recordsalready)totheparentrecordyouwillpastethecopiedchildrecordsto.

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AfterwardsselectthenewchildrecordandclickCtrl+Vtopastethecopiedchild
recordtothechilddatagrid.Deletetheemptydatarowafterwards.

4 Version5SystemFiles
ThenewLIFTdesignerVersion5,thisalsoincludesthenewLIFTdatamanager,
usessystemfiles,whichstoreuserspecificsettings,asforexampleuserinterface
settings,languagesettingsetc.,aswellassystemlogmessages,etc.
Therearethreedifferentlocationsontheusermachine,wherethesefilesare
stored.
4.1 AllUsersSettings
TheDigiParaAllUserssettingfilesarestoredinthe..:\DocumentsAnd
Settings\AllUsers\ApplicationData\DigiPara\Common\directoryonthemain
operatingsystemdrivealways(ingeneralthemaindriveisdriveC).
Thisfoldercontainsthefollowingfiles:

LDLog.mdb Thisdatabasestoresalllogmessagesthatarewrittenduring
theexport/importofnewmanufacturerlibrariesandduringthe
creation/registrationofnewdatapools.

LDSystem.mdb Thisdatabasefilestoresallglobalusersettings.Theglobal
usersettingscanbeconfiguredintheLIFTdatamanager
Preferencesdialog,seechapter3.2.1
4.2 SystemUserSettings
TheDigiParaSystemUsersettingfilesarestoredinthe..:\DocumentsAnd
Settings\SystemUserName\ApplicationData\DigiPara\Common\directoryonthe
mainoperatingsystemdrivealways(ingeneralthemaindriveisdriveC).
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Thisfoldercontainsthefollowingfiles:

Laydirectory TheLaydirectorystorestheuserspecificlayoutfilesforthe
arrangementoftheLIFTdatamanagertoolbarsandmenubars
forexample.ThesefilescanberesetbytheLIFTdatamanager
Preferencesdialog,seechapter3.2.3

LDUser.mdb Thisdatabasefilestoresthelocalusersettings.Thelocaluser
settingscanbeconfiguredintheLIFTdatamanager
Preferencesdialog,seechapter3.2.2
4.3 DataPoolSettings
Thedatapoolsconfigurationdatabaseisstoredintherootofthedatapool
directory(e.g.C:\Datapool\Datapool.mdb).Thisdatabasefilestoresthedatapool
specificsettings(CopyMasterPathoption,Gridactivation),thataredescribedin
chapter2.8.

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