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How do I relink an ArtiosCAD import tuning file to the defaults node?


When an ArtiosCAD import tuning is created, ArtiosCAD will automatically create a file with the same name in the serverlib location with an extension of .ITUNE. If there is any space character, it is replaced with an underscore '_'.   In the example shown below, a CFF2 import is created in the name gsy CFF2 in the defaults and a tuning file with the name gsy_CFF2.ITUNE.

There may be situations where the import tuning defaults node has been removed or lost but the tuning file will still exist and be functionable. The user can link it back to the default node. The way to do this is described below:

ArtiosCAD Standard prior to version 16

  1. Copy the original .ITUNE file from serverlib to a safe location. Serverlib will exist under the language/version folder on the disk. For example, c:\esko\artios\ArtiosCAD12.1.1en\serverlib or c:\esko\artios\ArtiosCAD14.1.3\serverlib\en.
  2. Recreate the node in ArtiosCAD defaults with the same name as the file as explained above. So in this example, since the original .ITUNE name is gsy_dxf.ITUNE, create an import tuning table node called gsy CFF2. The ITUNE file will be recreated.
  3. Copy the original ITUNE file from the safe location to serverlib.

ArtiosCAD Enterprise prior to version 16

  1. Copy the original .ITUNE file from the ACadDefaults_<version>_<language>_Shared project (for example, ACadDefaults_14.1.3_en_Shared) to a safe location, either as a different name or outside the project. The import tuning file will most likely be found in the root level of the project as that is where ArtiosCAD will normally create it.  
  2. Recreate the node in ArtiosCAD defaults with the same name as the file as explained above.
  3. Copy the ITUNE file from the safe location to the shared defaults project.

ArtiosCAD 16 and higher

  1. All defaults location will now be language and version independent. There is one location, <root>\Serverlib. For example, c:\esko\Artios\Serverlib.
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