Before you start your first working session, you can customize the way you work to suit your habits. This type of customization is stored in permanent setting files. Settings will not be lost if you exit your session.

Other information can be considered as customization:
Electrical Data Exchange Format deals with electrical specifications from external data.
Compatibility Table deals with separation code filter used during the routing.

  1. Select the Tools > Options menu.
    The Options dialog box is displayed.

  2. Select Equipment & Systems in the left-hand box.

    The Electrical Mapping and the Electrical Process Interfacing tabs appear:
    • The Electrical Mapping tab lets you define the catalog and the electrical objects mapping.
    • The Electrical Process Interfacing tab lets you define the access to external data, the electrical iXF repository path and the identifier for mapping management. It also displays the electrical working catalog path that is defined in the Electrical Mapping tab.
  3. Select Electrical Harness Discipline > Electrical Wire Routing.

    The General tab appears:

    This tab lets you define various options.

    When working with Electrical Wire Routing, it may be useful to activate the cache.
    Activating the cache allows you to work in visualization mode rather than in design mode.
    To do so:

  4. Click Infrastructure then Product Structure in the left-hand box.

    The Cache Management tab appears.
    This tab lets you activate the cache.
  5. Set options in these tabs according to your needs.

  6. Click OK in the Options dialog box when done.