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Convert

Feature

 

The Convert feature allows you to either convert Accessories to Items or Items to Accessories. You can also convert a Package item to a "stand-alone" item.

 

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Details

Accessories to Items

 

This function will allow you to disassociate an item that is an Accessory from the "parent" item so that the item acts as a "stand-alone" item in the Project.

 

  1. Select an item or items that are accessories to another item then click Convert->Accessories to Items.

 

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  1. Click [Yes] for the prompt.

 

 

  1. The items are now "stand-alone" vs. being accessories to another item.

 

 

Items to Accessories

 

This function will allow you to associate an item or items that are "stand-alone" item in the Project to be Accessories to another item.

 

  1. Select an item or items that you want to convert to be Accessories to another item and click Covert->Items to Accessories:

 

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  1. Click [Yes] for the prompt.

 

 

  1. Select the parent item from the list.

 

 

  1. The items are now accessories to the chosen parent item vs. being "stand-alone":

 

 

Package Items to Items

 

This function will allow you to remove an item from a Package and make it be a "stand-alone" item in a Project.

 

  1. Select an item or items that you want to remove from a Package and make into "stand-alone" items then click Convert->Package Items to Items:

 

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  1. Click [Yes] for the prompt.

 

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  1. The items will be removed from the package and now display as "non-package items" in the Project Editor.
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