Open Project

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The Open Project dialogThe Open Project dialog


The Open Project dialog provides a single location to search, browse, and open projects.


The dialog is accessed from any editor by choosing File » Open Project from the main menus.


  • Search – use to filter the project list by entering alpha/numeric characters. When opening server-based (Managed) Projects, the Search filter will also respond to Parameters/Value pairs available from server projects – these include Project and Server parameters, and the Analytics parameters generated by the server.
  • LOCATIONS – choose the location of the project you want to open. The list to the right will display projects within the chosen location.

Select the target location of the project.