Library Update Settings (Item Manager)

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The Library Update Settings (Item Manager version) dialog

The Library Update Settings (Item Manager version) dialog

Summary

The Library Update Settings (Item Manager version) dialog allows you to select which Parameters will be updated when a local component is updated to a Vault Managed Component.

Access

The dialog is accessed by clicking Advanced in the Item Manager Options dialog (click Options in the Item Manager dialog).

Options/Controls

  • Parameters To Update - a list of all available Parameters for all Components in the current board project.
  • Update - check the box of the Parameters that you desire to update.
  • Library parameters not in sheet – sets the update behavior when a Managed Component (Library) Parameter does not exist in the local (sheet) unmanaged Component.
    • Add – select to add the Parameter to the component during the update.
    • Do not add – select to not add  the Parameter to the component during the update.
    • Add if not blank – select to add the Parameter to the component during the update ONLY if it has valid data (i.e., its Value entry is not blank).
  • Sheet parameters not in library – Sets the update behavior when a local (sheet) unmanaged Component Parameter does not exist in the linked Managed Component (library).
    • Remove – select to remove the existing (local) Parameter from the component during the update.
    • Do not remove – select to not delete the existing Parameter from the component during the update.
    • Remove if blank – select to delete the existing Parameter from the component during the update ONLY if it does not have valid data (i.e., its Value entry is blank).

 

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