Click the tabs on the graphic below to learn more about the other screens.

 

 

The top half of the General screen contains the same information as the General tab on the New Job dialog box. The only two fields that cannot be changed are Job Name and Date.

 

Job Name -- Identifies your Job in both the SpecsIntact Explorer view and Windows Explorer. It is also printed in the top right corner of each page of the Job.

 

Job Title -- Identified when creating the Job, will be printed in the upper left corner of each page in the Job.

 

Specifier -- A lead Specifier can be assigned for the Job using the drop-down list.  The list is created through Setup | Options, Specifiers Tab.

 

Source -- The source of the Master specifications used in this Job can be noted here in any form desired, such as Web Download , or other sources.

 

Path -- Display's the path for your default Working Directory.  If Multiple Working Directories are used, changing the Job location is easy.

  1. In the Path field, select the drop-down arrow Illustration Drop-Down Arrow

  2. Choose a Working Directory from the list  

 

This command opens the Working Directories dialog box. Since multiple Working Directories are possible, this box allows you to select or deselect Working Directories listed, or create new ones.

 

Illustration Job Properties Primary Master Options

The Primary Master will be displayed in the text box, but you can select another from your Connected Masters listed in the drop-down list.  Both Primary and connected Masters can be changed by clicking the Connect Masters button, which will access the same dialog box as the SI Explorer's Setup | Connect Masters command.  The Primary Master is used to determine the Submittal Register Format.

 

 

Illustration Job Properties Submittal Register Format

The Submittal Register Format is identified when creating the Job by choosing the Primary Master.  In most instances, the UFGS is the Primary Master, therefore it will also be the Submittal Register format. If another format is required, click the radio button next to the appropriate format to change it.

 

 

The bottom half of the screen provides an area for adding a Cover Page to your Job.

 

 

Icon Indicating Helpful HintSI Document Templates can also be used for creating and managing SI Cover Pages.  When an SI Cover Page is created as an SI Document Template, it can be easily located and added to any Job, whereas creating an SI Cover Page from the Job Properties box, places the document in a specific Job making it difficult to locate for future use.  To Learn more about SI Document Templates, see Tools | SI Document Templates

 

Icon Indicating How To StepsHow To create a new cover page:

    1. Under Cover Page, check either SI Cover Page  or RTF Cover Page

    2. Type a name for the cover in the File text box

    3. Click the Edit button and the new document will open in the appropriate editor.

    4. Create the Cover Page in either the SI Editor or the RTF Editor (typically Microsoft Word™ )

    5. Save and Close the Editor

 

Icon Indicating How To StepsHow To Add An Existing Cover Letter To The Job:

    1. Check either the SI or RTF box

    2. Click the Copy button

    3. In the Copy TPL or RTL Cover Letter dialog box, path to the cover you want to copy (covers that are part of existing Jobs will be found in their Pulldata folders)

    4. Click the cover you want to add

    5. Click OK

The name of the cover you selected to copy will now appear in the File Name text box. To edit the cover, click the Edit button.

Icon Indicating Important Information To NoteDon't forget to save your cover as an RTF file.

 

 Icon Indicating Helpful HintAdditional Hints for creating Cover Templates:

Icon Indicating Important Information To NoteSI Cover Pages will be displayed with a yellow icon Illustration Cover Page Iconin the SI Explorer's right pane, just below the Section files. RTF Cover Pagess will not be displayed in the SI Explorer, but can be found in the Job's Pulldata folder through Windows Explorer.

 

Illustration Print ButtonPrints a report containing the information located on the Job Properties General, Schedule, Specifiers, Options, and Comments Tabs.

 

Illustration OK ButtonWill execute and save selections made and make them part of your Job's properties.

 

Illustration Cancel ButtonWill close the dialog box without recording any selections entered.