Select Edit > Links.
|The Links dialog
information in the bottom left-hand corner of the Links
dialog box displays the path and name of the document pointed to in
|Under the Links
tab, several columns are displayed to provide link-related
information (note that the picture below does not display all the
- From element: the pointing element
- To element: the pointed element
- In Instance: the product instance in which the
pointed element has been selected (this column is displayed for
- Pointed document: the document containing the
- Publication: the publication status (i.e. if the
element has been published or not). To change the publication,
use the Change
Publication button in the Pointed documents tab
- Link type: the type of the link, e.g. Instance,
ViewLink, Import, CCP and so on
- Owner: the element to which the link belongs to
- Status: the status of the link. A link may be
assigned the following statuses:
- Not synchronized
- Reference not found
- Document not found
- Document not loaded
- Last synchronized: indicates when the last
synchronization (using the Synchronize button) was
- Activate status: indicates whether the link to a
pointed element is
activated or deactivated.
|When working with a
disconnected network, any linked document loaded in your current
Version 5 session before disconnection is still found and thus, has
the status "OK".
However, an error message is displayed when trying to load the
If the linked document has not been loaded before disconnection,
the status is "Document not loaded" and an error message is also
displayed when trying to load or save the document.
Use the Link type filter and the Owner
Filter lists to filter the information to be displayed respectively
in the Link type and Owner columns.
|By default, these lists contain the value "All"
which means that no filter is applied and thus, all links are
displayed regardless of their type and owner.
the Pointed documents tab to display only the documents
pointed to by the current object. By default, the document selected in
the Links tab is also selected when accessing Pointed
|As soon as one of the displayed lines is selected,
the Open button is activated:
For detailed information about managing document
links using this tab, refer to
|The Links dialog
box disappears and the file CHC.CATPart, i.e. the file pointing to
Links.CATProduct, is displayed.
||You can also open a
pointed document using xxx object > Open the Pointed Document.
For detailed information on this command, refer to