2014 Spec Update

Ok, feeling kind of silly for missing one of the biggest small improvements.  Until 2014, we didn’t have a good way to update specs from catalogs, as the descriptions would get overwritten with the catalog descriptions.

 

In 2014 we have a new settings dialog that allows us to control which properties get updated when running the spec update.

 

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Typically, you should uncheck the Long Description (Family) and Long Description (Size) properties.

 

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If you use the property overrides to create spec items, you should also uncheck the Material, Material Code, and Schedule properties.

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Now, we can all enjoy building smaller catalogs! Unless you’re into part numbers of course…