Use this dialog box to
display preview images of drawings, open drawings, and search for
files. Use the browser to search for files across multiple directories
on a single drive or on multiple drives.
The Browse tab
displays small bitmap images of drawings in the specified directory.
You can sort the preview images by file type.
- File Name
The name of the currently
The names of the directories
on the current drive.
The names of the available drives.
- List Files of Type
Select file types to
browse for, including drawing files (DWG), drawing interchange format
files (DXF), and drawing template files (DWT).
Change the size of the preview
images. The options are Small, Medium,
Use the Map Network Drive
dialog box (a Windows system window) to connect to networked drives.
View a list of files
that meet the search criteria.
- Search Pattern
Enter a pattern to search for
in file name, based on file type. For example, enter floor* to search
for all files that begin with "floor" and are of the file type specified.
If you use wild-card
characters, and if the search string does not contain path separators,
the search attempts to match either the full path or just the file
name portion of the path.
- File Types
Select the types of files
to search for.
Search forward or backward
from the specified time or date.
Enter the time from which
the system searches forward or backward.
Enter the date from which
the system searches. The specified date must be 1/1/80 or later.
Specify which drives
and paths the system searches.
View all currently attached drives.
- All Drives
View all local hard drives, including
removable and network drives.
Begin searching for the named
file according to the search location information. This option changes
to Stop Search once the search begins.