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My Collections

Users can put designed widget or widget group into My Collections for future usage. The idea is for design-reuse. Some of the elements in HMI design are quite common accross the board. For example, a passowrd input page can be found in various HMI applications. User can design a passowrd input page and place this page in My Collections to be used in afterward projects.

In My Collections page, all the stored items are listed and shown.

How to use it:

  1. Select all the widgets, and click the right mouse button for creating a Group. If only one widget is to added to My Collections, then please skip this step.

  2. After creating a group, please right click Mouse to select Add to My Collections…

  3. Select to create a new collection or add to an existing collection

  4. Enter the collection’s name, description and then choose an icon for displaying this collection. After clicking Finish, this private collection is created. The collection’s name is shown as a tab whereas the name for shape definition is shown as the icon name.

  5. Users can simply drag the icon to the Design Panel to use the private collections.

    Right clicking My Collections tab, users can import, export or edit the private collections.

    Right clicking the icon in My Collections, users can edit, delete this collection.