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Find Parts in Browser

Status: New Idea
by rejr ‎03-06-2014 11:43 AM - edited ‎03-06-2014 11:45 AM

To be able to search/find for part in the browser tree capable of seaching in assemblies. For assemblies with thousands of parts this would be very usefull.




by *Expert Elite* on ‎03-07-2014 10:31 AM
Click on the little pair of binoculars at the top of the browser for a search box. I agree that it's not particularly intuitive, and could really use a re-vamp.
by rejr on ‎03-07-2014 10:43 AM

yes i know, they call that find assembly components but you can't type in any file/part number. Very much not user friendly. I have guys say there is problem with part number such well to try and find it in a multiple part assembly is difficult.

by Distinguished Contributor mikeh on ‎03-07-2014 10:53 AM

I kudo'd it as it's been a long long long wish to revamp that seach dialog box.  Very powerful tool, but almost worthless w/ the complexity and cumbersome nature.  Mimic the open from vault find feature.  Type in a number and hit enter that simple.  Give the option to find in browser, find in window, zoom to in window.



by rejr on ‎03-07-2014 10:56 AM

YES!!!! right now only way is to open the BOM and then search thru the list of parts only and then look on the side of the screen to see if you can see highlighted part (if not inside another). Thanks

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