Symbol Information Display

PartQuest Portal Subscription: Essential or Professional

The PartQuest Portal application displays custom symbol information in the My Symbols page. You can edit a symbol, download a symbol, or delete a symbol, by clicking links in the symbol description.

Symbol Description

You can customize the symbol description to choose which details you want to display, the display sort, or you can perform a number of actions on the selected symbol. Numbered callouts in the following figure corresponds to matching descriptions in Table 1.



Table 1. Symbol Description Items

#

Description

1

Displays the number of displayed symbols and total number of symbols.

2

Check “Show content associated to Part(s)” to include symbols that are associated with a part.

3

Displays an image of the symbol.

4

Symbol information fields display the value of a symbol characteristic.

You can select a range of rows by clicking a row and then Shift-clicking another row. You can select a set of rows by clicking individual rows. Selected rows are shaded with a light blue background.

5

Click either Select All or Select None to control the selection/deselection of the symbols in the list.

6

Click Download or Delete to execute a batch operation on all of the selected symbol(s). Items 8 and 9 do the same operations, but are limited to one footprint at a time.

7

Edit button () — When clicked, opens the selected symbol in the Symbol Creator tool.

8

Download button () — When clicked, downloads the selected symbol as an EDX package file (.edx).

For more information on importing part data into a library, search for “EDX package” and “PartQuest” in your data management tool’s online help and documentation. For information on adding PartQuest Portal parts to a project, search for “PartQuest” in your design entry tool’s online help and documentation.

9

CAUTION:

You cannot undo a delete action.

Delete button () — When clicked, displays the Delete Symbol(s) popup window with the name of the symbol to be deleted. Click Yes to proceed.

1 The symbol/footprint supplier limits the number of symbol and footprint downloads per day to 200 symbols and footprints in a 24 hour period. The supplier provides 3D models with many discrete parts. Downloading a symbol, footprint, and 3D model (when available) constitutes 1 download in the 200 daily limit.