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  1. Updating components

    From version 1.6.5 of the Design Tool the user will be informed if there are components that can be updated in a layout. A component update can either be minor or major. The severity of the update will be shown when the user has loaded a saved ...
  2. Simulation components (Feeder, Changer & InitializationPoint)

    This article describes the simulation components Feeder, Changer and  InitializationPoint  focusing  on some simple examples. The User documentation (manual) is also covering this area.  These three components can be us...
  3. CANopen communication

    Background The units in the X45e platform can be controlled in three ways. Either you have no communication with the units besides the four digital inputs. This is referred to as autonomous or stand-alone mode. If more communication is required the...
  4. Understanding load and save

    The load and save functions found in the Online Store cart are quite powerful and it's important that you understand how they work in order to take full benefit of them (and to prevent mistakes). There are some differences between user leve...
  5. Working with X-bends

    There are three types of   X-bend   components that you can use in FlexLink Calculation Tool: Return chain , Top chain   and Side transfer . Return chain and Side transfer Working with types Return chain &...
  6. Export Part list from FlexCAD AutoCAD

    Exporting the part list (or Bill of material) from FlexCAD AutoCAD is supported in two formats, .xls (Excel) and .cvs (Comma Separated Value). The .cvs files are designed to work with Online Store (FlexLink’s web shop) and FlexLink Quotat...
  7.  How to use sender/receiver for merging or diverting

    DistributeMode There are three different options how to distribute components via a sender component, changed in the  DistributeMode  property DistributeEvenly – All components are distributed evenly among the connec...
  8. Updating prices

    To update prices (cost and sales) of an old quotation to the currently valid prices is a process that is either quite simple or quite tricky, depending on where the original prices comes from. The Quotation Tool can warn users if the prices hav...
  9. Online Store settings

    There are only a few settings that you can alter as a user in the Online Store. But they can have a huge effect on the behavior of the site. To access the settings, click on the Settings link found in the top left part of the site. Cu...
  10.  How to build a wedge

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