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  1. iXVL Publisher TutorialFor Version 3.0 and later LATTICE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

  2. iXVL Publisher Overview • iXVL Publisher publishes XVL files and HTML content that can be viewed in iXVL Player. XVL PC XVL Converter XVL Studio XVL Player iPad / iPhone Published XVL iXVL Publisher iXVL View - Basic 3D View Functions iXVL Player HTML Documents Publish HTML Documents • Advanced 3D View Functions • Interactive HTML documents. : Unpublished XVL file : Published XVL file Lattice Technology, Inc.

  3. Publishing XVL Files

  4. Specifying XVL Files to Publish Click the Add button to select XVL files to publish. Or drag and drop XVL files to iXVL Publisher GUI to add them to the list. The status of unpublished XVL files is shown as “Non-browsable”. Click the Delete button to delete XVL files from the list. Click the Options button to open the Options dialog. 2 3 4 5 1 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  5. Setting General Options (XVL Files) • Select General tab in the Options dialog. • To allow the XVL file to be viewed in iXVL Player, select “Enable browsing”. • When “Disable browsing” is selected, published XVL files cannot be viewed in iXVL Player. • Check the “Add snapshots” box to add pre-defined snapshots to the published XVL files. • When the input is an XVL assembly file (*.xv0), you can specify the output format: • Output assembly files: Write multiple XVL assembly files. • Output geometry files: Write a single XVL geometry file. • Specify how to output the XVL file(s). • Overwrite: Overwrite the existing XVL file(s). • Specify folder: Write the published XVL file(s) to the specified folder. • Output to sub folder: Write the published XVL file(s) to sub folders of the specified folder. 1 2 3 4 5 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  6. Publishing XVL Files After setting the options, click the Execute button. If the XVL file is published successfully, the Result will change to “OK”. If the XVL file is overwritten, the Status will change to “Browsable”. 3 2 1 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  7. Viewing Published XVL Files • Published XVL files can be viewed in iXVL Player. To learn how to copy published XVL files to iXVL Player, see the iXVL Player User’s Guide. Lattice Technology, Inc.

  8. Checking Published XVL Files • You can check if the XVL file is published to view in iXVL Player or not. 2 • Open the XVL file in XVL Player. • From the right click menu, select File > Properties to open the Properties dialog. • If the XVL file is published by iXVL Publisher, following string is shown in the bottom of the dialog. • This file is viewable in iXVL Player. 1 3 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  9. iXVL Publisher Templates

  10. Template – Work Instructions • The Work Instructions template publishes 3D Work Instructions that include 3D process animations, task lists and parts lists. 3D View Playback buttons control the process animation. Process List The Parts List and Task List are cross highlighted with the process animation. Parts List Task List Lattice Technology, Inc.

  11. Template – Parts List (Assembly Tree) 1/2 • This template publishes parts lists based on the Assembly Tree. • Parts lists contain SVG illustrations and 3D views. 3D View SVG View Switch to 3D View Switch to SVG View Parts List Parts List Parts List with 3D View Parts List with SVG Illustration Lattice Technology, Inc.

  12. Template – Parts List (Assembly Tree) 2/2 • Parts lists include assembled and disassembled views. Disassembled View Assembled View Switch to Assembled View Switch to Disassembled View Lattice Technology, Inc.

  13. Template – Parts List (Disassembly Tree) 1/2 • This template publishes parts lists based on the Disassembly Tree. • The parts lists contain SVG illustrations and 3D views. 3D View SVG View Switch to 3D View Switch to SVG View Parts List Parts List Parts List with 3D View Parts List with SVG Illustration Lattice Technology, Inc.

  14. Template – Parts List (Disassembly Tree) 2/2 • Parts lists include assembled and disassembled views. Assembled View Disassembled View Switch to Assembled View Switch to Disassembled View Lattice Technology, Inc.

  15. Publishing Interactive HTML Documents

  16. Setting General Options (HTML Documents) • Select General tab in the Options dialog. • Check on “Publish HTML” and select a template. The following templates are available: • Work Instructions: • Interactive animated 3D work instructions. • Work instructions include 3D process animations, task lists and parts lists. • Parts List (Assembly Tree): • Interactive 3D parts list based on the Assembly Tree. • Parts lists include SVG illustrations and 3D views. • Parts List (Disassembly Tree): • Interactive 3D parts list based on the Disassembly Tree. • Parts lists include SVG illustrations and 3D views. • Specify the output folder for HTML document files. • (It is recommended to output to sub folder when publishing HTML documents.) 1 2 3 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  17. Setting HTML Options Select the HTML tab in the Options dialog. Specify the disassembled view for the parts list. When using a snapshot, specify the name of the snapshot to apply. Specify the assembled view for the parts list. When using a snapshot, specify the name of the snapshot to apply. Check the “Output assemblies” box to include assemblies in the parts list, (only for parts lists based on Assembly Trees). 1 2 3 4 * Snapshots can be created and edited in XVL Studio. Lattice Technology, Inc.

  18. Setting Illustration Options 1 Select the Illustration tab in the Options dialog. Specify the illustration quality. Specify the illustration size and font size. Specify the snapshot name to apply to the illustration. Set the illustration Line Style. Specify the illustration settings. Specify the callouts settings, (only for illustrations based on Assembly Trees). 2 3 4 6 5 7 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  19. Viewing HTML Documents: Safari Interactive HTML documents can be viewed via a web server. How to view interactive HTML documents: Place the HTML pages and related content on a web server. When referencing the main HTML page in Safari, specify “ixvlplayer:” before the HTTP address: (ex. <a href = ixvlplayer:http://www.lattice3d.com/contents/TT-4000TailAssy_process.html>) NOTE: the “ixvlplayer:” prefix instructs the browser to call iXVL Player to open the URL. The main HTML page opens in iXVL Player. Safari URL = ixvlplayer:http://… Web Server Upload 2 1 3 iXVL Player HTML Pages and Related Content Lattice Technology, Inc.

  20. Viewing HTML Documents: iXVL Player Open iXVL Player and specify the URL of the main HTML page. The main HTML page opens in iXVL Player. 2 1 2 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  21. Advanced Features

  22. Command Line Execution 1/2 • iXVL Publisher can be executed from the command line. Basic Format: ixvlpub.exe [-u user] [-g user_password] [-f file_password] [-p setting_file] [-s] [-a/-d/-r] <input_xvl_file> <output_xvl_file> Lattice Technology, Inc.

  23. Command Line Execution 2/2 • iXVL Publisher can be executed from the command line. Basic Format: ixvlpub.exe [-u user] [-g user_password] [-f file_password] [-p setting_file] [-s] [-a/-d/-r] <input_xvl_file> <output_xvl_file> Lattice Technology, Inc.

  24. Customizing Templates

  25. Editing Template Files • You can change the page layout, styles and table data fields by editing the template. • In the iXVL Publisher installation folder, find the template folder that you want to edit. • Create a backup copy of the original template files. • Edit the template files. • For example, you can edit the following template files. • TEMPLATE_MAIN_HTML: • Template file for the main page. • TEMPLATE_PROCESS_HTML: • Template file for the process list. • TEMPLATE_PROCESS_PL_HTML: • Template file for the process parts table. • TEMPLATE_PROCESS_TL_HTML: • Template file for the process task table. * The iXVL Publisher Template Manual can be found at the following location: <Installation directory>\iXVL Publisher\Doc\iXVL_Publisher_Tmpl.pdf Lattice Technology, Inc.

  26. Changing the HTML Style • Open the template file. • Find the style tags and edit the CSS. Original Template Edit the style. Customized Template Lattice Technology, Inc.

  27. Customizing Tables 1/2 • You can specify which properties to publish in the tables. • Open the table template file, such as TEMPLATE_TABLE_HTML (Template.PartsList2). • Edit the table headers and specify the property names. • Edit the table data to reference the desired properties. <td>%CL_DASM_PL_PROP[Section_name][Property_name]*%</td> Section name Property name 2 Header names 3 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  28. Customizing Tables 2/2 • Save the template and publish the HTML document using the customized template. • The published HTML document includes the specified data. 5 Lattice Technology, Inc.

  29. Changing Illustration Line Styles 1/2 • Illustration line styles are specified in the template file. • Open the TEMPLATE_SVG file. • Edit the <style> section to change the illustration line parameters. TEMPLATE_SVG Lattice Technology, Inc.

  30. Changing Illustration Line Styles 2/2 • For example, to change the trace line style to dash-dot, set the value as follows: • .tline {fill:none; stroke:#000000; stroke-width:0.05mm; stroke-dasharray:1mm,0.5mm} • .tline {fill:none; stroke:#000000; stroke-width:0.05mm; stroke-dasharray:2mm,0.5mm,0.5mm,0.5mm} Trace line Lattice Technology, Inc.

  31. Questions? E. support@lattice3d.com T. +1.415.274.1670 F. +1.415.274.1671 W. www.lattice3d.com Lattice Technology, Inc.