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Define the configuration file

Updated on November 4, 2019
Apply to: 2016 R1

Now lets meet a few of what is the configuration file.

When you opened the QC for the first time, you may have encountered with a window to the selection of a “configuration file”. If the window haven’t opened automatically, means the QC has utilized a default configuration file. Later, we will see how define a default file. However, if was the case to open the window, you may question yourself…

Why select the configuration file?

Think about how interesting could be, when you begin a project, have the possibility to pre charge some program’s configurations or define it at each new project opened.
Before you begin a project, what is a CFG file and how we could define some configurations?


Menu: Options > Electrical settings… > Configuration
Ribbon: Manage > Custom > Electrical settings… > Configuration
Command: qccfg

What is a configuration file ?

Is a .cfg file where will be save all the information of the project’s configuration. Configurations like the project’s rule, idiom, page’s groups default, tool’s electric action, are examples of information that are been stored in this file. Besides the default files, it’s possible create custom CFGs that can be to your client or to a kind of specific project.

What is a default CFG?

Case you work always with the same configurations is possible define a default configuration file.

Selecting the configuration file…

1.Start the QC> all programs > QC > QC 2016 R1
2. A window will request that you select a configuration file
3. Select the file ANSI-ENG.cfg.

Establish a default configuration file…

1.On the tab Manage
2. Open the Electrical settings…

3.Select the settings that you want, in the option “Configuration”

The window displayed, allow you to do changes that you want in your file “cfg”, allow create new files, and allow you define your default file.

4. Enable the default box beside the button save as…
5. Now, everytime the QC start, the file CFG selected will be opened automatically.

Case you wish select again the configuration always when you open the QC, disable the Default box again.

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