Opens the Components panel.
Accessing the Command
command bar: componentspanelopen
context menu: right-click any toolbar or ribbon, and then choose Components.
Displays the Components panel:
- Options menu
- Search field
- Navigation toolbar
- Folder and Component thumbnails
Grid View: Displays the component thumbnails in a grid pattern. Component names are truncated. Hover over a component icon to see its full name.
List View: Displays a listed view of the component thumbnails. Component names are not truncated.
Generate Thumbnails: Generates missing thumbnails and removes thumbnails of missing components.
|Type a text string in the search field. The component thumbnails are filtered as you type displaying components of which the name contains the text string only.
: Browse home. Shows the content of the parent components folder(s).
All thumbnail: Click to display all components in all folders and subfolders referred to by the COMPONENTSPATH system variable.
Select the variable in the Program Options / Files section on the Settings dialog. Click the field, then click the Browse button () to manage the components search paths:
Folder thumbnail: Click to display the components and subfolders (if any).
Component thumbnail: Click then move the cursor to the model to insert the component.
-BmCreateComponent - Creates a component from a selection set or drawing and add the component to the library.
ComponentsPanelClose - Closes the Components panel.