Query Library Administration dialog box
 
 
 
NoteThis 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.

To add a category to the query library

Click Create tabObject Query panelLibrary. At the Command prompt, enter adequerylib.

Category

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.

Rename

Display the Rename Category dialog box, where you rename the current category.

New

Display the Define New Category dialog box, where you create a new category.

Remove

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).

Available Queries

Delete queries or assign them to new categories.

Available Queries list

View all queries in the current category.

To view additional queries, select a different category from the Category list.

Delete

Delete the selected queries.

Select All

Highlight all queries in the list.

Clear All

Remove the highlighting from all queries in the list.

Category

Display the Change Category dialog box, where you move the query to a different category.

A query can be assigned to only one category.

Selected Query

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 query.

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

Add the query to the Available Queries list for the current category.

Update

Update the existing query in the Available Queries list.