Drawing Maintenance dialog box
 
 
 

Use this dialog box to remove locks from drawings and create drawing indexes.

To create a drawing index

To release all locked objects

Click Map Setup tabMap panel Drawing Maintenance. At the Command prompt, enter adedwgmaint.

Use the options in the Active Drawings area to see which drawings currently have locks.

Use the options in the Locks area to see which users have objects locked, and to remove those locks. This feature is useful if a system goes down while objects are locked.

To display information in the Locks area, click User List.

Active Drawings

Use this area to see which drawings currently have locks.

Active Drawings list

View all attached active drawings for the current drawing.

  • To display information about locked objects in a drawing, select the drawing in the list. Click User List. The area at the bottom of the screen updates to show the names of users who have locks on objects in the drawing, and the number of objects they have locked.
  • To update indexes for a drawing, select the drawing in the list, click Drawing Index.
Select All

Highlight all drawings in the list.

Clear All

Remove the highlighting from all drawings in the list.

Filter

Select Filter to turn on the current drawing filter.

When the filter is on, only drawings that match the filter are displayed. If the parent drawing of a nested drawing is filtered, the nested drawing is not displayed, even if it matches the filter.

To create or change the filter, click Filter. In the Drawing Set Display Filter dialog box, you can create separate filters for file names and descriptions.

Drawings Index

Display the Index Maintenance dialog box, where you can specify which types of indexes to create for the selected drawings.

User List

Update the display of users that have locks on objects in source drawings.

Locks

Use this area to see which users have objects locked, and to remove those locks. This feature is useful if a system goes down while objects are locked.

To display information in this area, click User List.

User Name list

View all users who have locks on objects in the selected drawings. The Number Of Objects Locked column shows how many locked objects each user has.

To update this list, select an active drawing. Click User List.

Select All

Highlight all drawings in the list.

Clear All

Remove the highlighting from all drawings in the list.

Remove Locks

Unlock objects locked by the selected users. Be careful not to unlock objects that other users are currently editing, as this may cause work to be lost.

Only Superusers can remove locks for other users.