functionality applies only to drawing objects.
Use this dialog box to
rename, create, or delete query categories, to move a query from
one category to another, to change a query description, to attach queries
from external files, or to delete queries you no longer use.
Use this area to select,
rename, create, or delete a category.
- Category list
View all query categories
in the current drawing.
Select a category. The Available
Queries list updates to show all queries in the selected category.
Delete the current category.
You can remove a category
only if it has no queries assigned to it. To delete a category that still
has queries in it, you must first delete the queries or assign them
to new categories (by clicking Category).
Delete queries or assign
them to new categories.
- Available Queries list
View all queries in the
To view additional queries,
select a different category from the Category list.
Delete the selected queries.
- Select All
Highlight all queries
in the list.
- Clear All
Remove the highlighting
from all queries in the list.
Display the Change
Category dialog box, where you move the query to a different
A query can be assigned
to only one category.
Use this area to add
an external query to the current drawing, or to view information
about the selected query in the Available Queries list.
To add an external query,
select External from the Query
Type list. (You may need to erase the query Name first.)
Specify the path and file name for the external query in the File
Name box. Once the external query is found, you can modify
its name or description. Click Add to add
the query to the current category.
To modify information
about an existing query, select it in the Available Queries list
and change any information you want. When you finish, click Update.
To assign a query to more than one category, copy the query by selecting
it in the Available Queries list. Enter
a new name for the query, click Add and assign
the new query to a different category.
- Name box
Specify a name for the
A query name must be
unique in the current drawing.
- Description box
Specify a query description.
- File Name box
If the query is external,
specify the path and file name for the file where the query is stored.
- Query Type list
Specify internal (the
query is stored with the current drawing) or external (the query
is saved in a separate file).
Add the query to the Available
Queries list for the current category.
Update the existing query
in the Available Queries list.