Designs Module

Changing the Orientation of the Skids, Rub Strips or Base
The direction that the skids and base lumber run are some of the most fundamental basis of a styles construction. International standards are written specif...
Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 5:26 PM
Using Templates
When you mark a design in the Design module as a Template you have several options on how to use the template: 1>If you do NOT add a Customer name when ...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 6:44 PM
Fields have Yellow Highlighting - ISPM 15
You create a design and in some of the lumber fields are highlighted or you see reverse color on your cut sheets. In Preferences - Settings you have ...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Q: How do I limit the list of styles that my users see when they create a new style to the ones I want used?
Q: How do I limit the list of styles that my users see when they create a new style to the ones I want used?  A: The Gallery of Styles  includes images to ...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 10:17 PM
Entering Different Fasteners on Upper/Lower Decks
Q: I want to use a different fastener on my upper deck versus lower deck on my pallets. A: The default fastener comes from Preferences -> Constru...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:13 PM
Q: The material I want to use is not in the drop down of my design?
Only ACTIVE materials will appear as available in a design. This helps ensure that the drop down list of materials when you make a change in a design only i...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 10:18 PM
Vertical Support Cleats Being Applied When the Rule is 'Horizontal Only'
Q: Why are vertical support cleats being applied even though I changed the cleat rule to Horizontal Only?   A support cleat will be applied if a seam or...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:27 PM
Q: How do I combine a pallet base with a crate cap?
Q: I would like to use a pallet base with a crate cap. What is the best way to do this? A: Crate Pro uses written industry standards to create rules wh...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 10:18 PM
Q: What is Closure Condition?
Q: What is Closure Condition? What are the Differences? A: The Closure Condition of a crate design helps your staff assemble the crate in a manner...
Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 5:07 PM
Panelboard Splicing Calculations
Q: I designed a crate in and noticed that my plywood walls (73x42) were broken into two pieces of plywood instead of just saying I needed a 73x42, how do...
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:57 PM