Creating Data Collections

Using this procedure, you will create the data collection.

  1. Select Access Menu and then select Data Collection | Process Models.
  2. In the Process Models landing page, select Edit.

  3. In the operation, select More and then select Data Collection.

  4. In the process model, select DC 1, type the name of your data collection, and then select anywhere on the process model to commit the change.
  5. In the data collection, select More and then select Data Collection Details.
  6. To configure the data collection features, do the following:

    1. In the data collection panel, select to expand the Features section.

    2. In the Features section, select Part Family-Feature-Operation.

    3. In the Add New Data Collection Feature dialog box, do the following:

      1. Select to expand each Features section. For example, if you named your operation Injection Molding and you named your output part family Rim, you would expand the Injection Molding Features - Rim section.
      2. Under each Features section, select the feature / output part family combination.

      3. When finished, select Apply.
  7. To configure the data collection attributes, do the following:

    1. In the data collection panel, select to expand the Attributes section.

    2. To configure the data collection image, locate the optional image item, and then do one of the following:

      • To upload an image when no image currently exists, select More, select Upload Image, and then browse to the new image (maximum image size 600 KB; file types JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP).
      • To change an existing image, select More, select Change Image, and then browse to the new image (maximum image size 600 KB).
      • To remove an existing image, select More and then select Remove Image.

      InfinityQS recommends resizing images to an aspect ratio of 4:3 (for example, 160 pixels wide by 120 pixels tall).

    3. In the Short Name data field, type the data collection name. Ensure the name is unique and descriptive.
    4. In the Long Name data field, type the extended name of the data collection.
  8. In the data collection panel, select Apply.
  9. Select Save.
  10. To continue configuring the data collection, do one or more of the following: