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The Project Explorer command lists all of the items included in the current project, organized by item type and by drawing.
To view a list of all items included in the current project, or to find a specific item, go to
Ribbon: DM Plumbing->Utilities-> Project Explorer
Pulldown Menu: DM Plumbing->Project Explorer
Project Explorer Dialog Box
Sort Order: Changes how the list of items is sorted.
ID: This tree lists all of the items in the current project. The main item types are listed first, followed by each callout or drawing depending upon the specified Sort Order.
A number is displayed for each individual item. This number is the unique internal identifier used in the project database for the item. The specific value does not have any meaning other than the fact that it is different for each item. In general, items inserted later in the project will have higher values than items that are inserted earlier.
Finding an Item Using the Project Explorer Dialog Box
Find: Press this button to display the selected item on the drawing. If the item is located on another drawing, the other drawing will be opened and the item highlighted. A line will be displayed between the cursor and the item on the drawing to help you locate it.
You will be prompted at the command line regarding what to do next.
[Query device/Next device/Previous device/<Return to dialog>]:
Query device: The item is queried as if the corresponding Query command had been used on it. See the and sections for more information.
Next device: Locate the next item of the current type.
Previous device: Locate the previous item of the current type.
Return to dialog: Return to the Project Explorer dialog box.
Querying an Item Using the Project Explorer Dialog Box
Query: Press this button to query a callout or individual item.
Individual items are queried as if the corresponding Query command had been used on it. See the and sections for more information.
Pipe symbol callouts are queried as if the Pipe Symbol Project Schedule command had been used. See the section for more information.
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