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Plant Structure

Displays the plant data in a tree view. Selections are displayed in the Visualizer.

Note: This Plant Structure is applicable only for OpenPlant CONNECT Edition data acquired through OpenPlant PID or OpenPlant Modeler.
Note: The objects you select here are highlighted and zoomed into in Visualizer.
SettingDescription
Plant Structure menu Allows you to view the plant structure in three distinct modes:
  • P&ID - Arranges plant structure data acquired from PIDs by these categories: Area, Service, System, Unit, and PID Documents. Selections made here may or may not have model elements associated.
  • Modeler - Arranges plant structure data acquired from the model by these categories: Area, Plant, Service, System, Unit, Structural and Volumes. Selections made here have model elements associated.
  • Generic - Arranges all plant structure data alphabetically.
Search Used to search the plant structure data. When a search is executed, the results are added as an entry in Search Results.
Filter Tree Nodes Clicking opens the Filter Tree Nodes dialog which is used to filter the Generic list of Plant Structure items. This is need because the plant structure can very complex and have thousands of elements.
SettingDescription
Show All, Filtered, Not Filtered Acts on the filtered column. You can select/unselect all items by checking the box above the filter column menu. You can also check individual list items. The filter menu selections display either all items (Show All), or only the Filtered (checked) or Not Filtered (unchecked) items on the list.
Name column filter Typing in Name column text field and clicking the filter icon filters the list based on the text you enter.
Show All, Favorited, Not Favorited Acts on the Mark as Favorite column. You can mark individual list items as favorites by checking their "stars". The filter menu selections display either all items (Show All), or only the Favorited (checked) or Not Favorited (unchecked) items on the list.
Page controls Located at the bottom of the dialog, the page controls are used to page through and view long filter results. You can set the dialog to display between 5 and 100 rows of entries per page using the available menu. Click Previous or Next to scroll through the pages. In the middle of the control bar, Page number of the total number of pages is listed.
Filter Nodes Click to complete your work in the Filter Tree Nodes dialog, and apply the filters to the Plant Structure.
Browsed Components Lists the items/components you already selected and viewed.
Search Results Lists the items/components resulting from your searches.
Properties panel Opens when you select a model component from the Model or from the Plant Structure. The Properties panel has two tabs listing Physical and Functional properties.
SettingDescription
Filter Properties Clicking opens the Filter Properties dialog which is used to filter the project schemas and properties.
SettingDescription
Schema Name column Lists available property schemas. Clicking a schema loads the Class Name column with classes of objects defined in the selected schema.
Class Name column Lists classes of objects defined in the schema selected in the Schema Name column. Expanding a schema class opens another set of controls which are used to filter the list of properties defined in the schema for the selected class.

1) Schema, 2) Class, 3) Filter controls

  • Show All, Hidden, Visible - You can select/unselect all properties by checking the box above the filter column menu. You can also check individual list items. The filter menu selections display either all items (Show All), or only the Hidden (checked) or Visible (unchecked) items on the list.
  • Schema Name column - Displays the schema name for each property row.
  • Class Name column - Displays the class name for each property row.
  • Property Name column - Displays the property name for each property row.
  • Column Search fields - A search text entry field is provided under each column header to search within the column.
  • Page controls - Located at the bottom of the class filter controls, the page controls are used to page through and view long filter results. You can set the dialog to display between 5 and 100 rows of entries per page using the available menu. Click Previous or Next to scroll through the pages. In the middle of the control bar, Page number of the total number of pages is listed.
  • Hide Selected - Hides the checked properties for the selected class of objects.
Page controls Located at the bottom of the dialog, the page controls are used to page through and view long filter results. You can set the dialog to display between 5 and 100 rows of entries per page using the available menu. Click Previous or Next to scroll through the pages. In the middle of the control bar, Page number of the total number of pages is listed.
Apply Changes Click to complete your work in the Filter Properties dialog, and apply the filters to the Properties panel.