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Changing room name on cabinets in Cab Vision1/8
We're using CV 11 and admittedly I'm not an advanced user, I am not the one who does the drawing or engineering. However I'm trying to help fish out a solution to a problem we all are trying to deal with that has to do with room names.
I'm sure most of you encounter this and there's a simple solution that we and our tech support are (for whatever reason) unaware of.
Problem: The kitchen island is technically in the room "Kitchen" but on every job it gets processed through production/install as if it's an entirely separate room.
We need the island located in the kitchen in CV for various reasons, so we can't just draw it as a separate room named "kit island".
The island is frequently a different color, or even different door style than the kitchen perimeter.
But as things are currently, all the cut lists, parts stickers, assembly pages all call island cabinets "Kitchen" which frustrates everyone downstream.
Sometimes we even have multi-colored kitchen perimeters (blue base cabs, white uppers, very popular) that we wish we could change the room name so it showed up properly on all the cut lists/assembly pages/stickers.
Any suggestions on how this can be done?
One way is to renumber all the island-related assemblies to something that's easy to sort out from the perimeter. Example: perimeter cabinets are 1-99, and island items start at 100. Right click on a cabinet, set the new number, and click the Lock Number checkbox.
We do that, thankfully, and yes it does help.
We've also thought about using higher numbers to always represent islands (like, anything in the 500's is always Island).
I had a similar issue with a project we were working on recently and I just temporarily renamed the room or even the job with what I wanted the reports and stickers to say and then put it back before processing all the rest of it. Simple to do and worked great for our scenario. It kept the project together without having to separate everything into different jobs.