OpenSite Designer

Sheet Index

The Sheet Index contains controls to manage sheet indexing.

A sheet index is an organized and named collection of sheet models from one or more design files. You may link any sheet model from any design file into a sheet index. You can then manage the properties of all the sheet models within the sheet index collectively. Sheet indexes may also be added to print organizer print sets for printing.




Refreshes the content of the sheet index. Though the sheet index automatically refreshes when you make any changes, in some cases, you may need to refresh it manually by clicking this icon.

Open Sheet Index for Edit

Allows you to make changes to the sheet index. When you click this icon, other users cannot make changes to the sheet index.

Make Sheet Index Read Only

Turns off editing options on the sheet index. When you click this icon, the changes made to the sheet index are saved and other users can make changes to the sheet index.

Manage Sheet Index

Opens the Manage Sheet Index dialog in which you can view the sheet index and its properties.

Create Folder

Creates a new folder in the sheet index.

Add sheet

Opens the Add Sheet dialog from where you can select the file from which you want to add sheet links.


Deletes the selected folder or sheet link from the sheet index. If the folder contains links or other folders, they are deleted as well.

Place as Table

Starts the Place Table tool to place the index sheet. An index sheet contains properties of all the sheets in the sheet index that is placed as a table.

Open Print Organizer

Opens the Select Print Style dialog. Selecting the desired print style in the Select Print Style dialog and clicking OK opens the Print Organizer. The Sheet Index displays in the Print Organizer. You can compose a new print set file using the sheet index.

Reset pop-up menu for sheet links

Right-clicking a sheet opens a pop-up menu with following options:

Open - Opens the selected sheet.

Add Link to Element - Adds the sheet link to the selected element in the open DGN file.