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#1 DKellitt



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Posted 28 July 2017 - 02:54 AM

Hi all,


My apologies as this must seem rather simple. I cannot work out how to save my adjustments to project settings. So currently i'm having to repeatedly do it every time i open FormZ. (changing the units to mm for example). I am assuming there is a way to save them? Because I cannot see anything within the project settings box.


Thanks in advance

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#2 Andrew West

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Posted 28 July 2017 - 11:35 AM

It is under the Edit column.  At the bottom of the list is Preferences.  Use custom preference file to load your typical layout and settings.

#3 Tech



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Posted 28 July 2017 - 04:38 PM



To clarify, formZ Preferences are saved globally and stay the same in every project.  Project Settings will always resort back to the defaults when a new project is started unless you create a template file.  To do this, create a blank project with your desired project settings and save it in a safe place (Documents, perhaps).  Then in formZ Preferences click on Project in the left column and select Use Template Project and load the file you just saved. 


Does that help?

#4 Justin Montoya

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Posted 28 July 2017 - 08:11 PM

Please Please Please can we get all of the FormZ Preferences in a single file for the user to save?  I'm talking about the Preferences, Shortcuts, Workspaces... etc.   


Pretty Please with sugar on top?


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 08:41 AM

Hi Justin, 


We will see if we can consolidate all the settings within one area in the future.  Thanks for the suggestion.

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#6 Shibui Design

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 03:40 PM

+1 to Justin's suggestion.

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 12:27 PM

+1 to Justin



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Posted 21 August 2017 - 07:03 AM

+1 to Justin's suggestion

When I first started using FZ I found all this very confusing.

This is one of the first things I have to deal with when trying to get a new user up and running.

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