This article describes how you can customize the user interface in Solibri Office and Site. Note that Ruleset Manager layouts can also be edited.
Customizing the user interface is a very effective way to optimize the best workflow for any user who has specific needs, project types or who needs specific functionalities of the software in they daily work.
In addition to the default layouts in Solibri, you can add your own layouts and select which views are included in them. You can also save a custom set of layouts for further use.
The main toolbar, where the 3D tools are, is static and cannot be moved or edited. All the available tools are included in the toolbar.
The article covers the following topics:
To remove a layout:
The File layout can't be removed.
To rename a layout:
The maximum number of characters in the name is 25. If the name is longer, it will be shortened with ... .
The File layout can't be renamed.
You can add new layouts to Solibri Office and Solibri Site and select the views you wish to include in them. When you add a new layout, Solibri remembers the last change to your default layout set. To save a layout set you've created, see Saving a Custom Layout Set.
Note that you can't change the order of layouts. If you want to create a new set of layouts, consider how you order them beforehand! Layouts are added from left to right.
To add a new layout:
Click the + symbol in the layout bar:
A dialog opens. Name your layout and click OK:
The layout is added to the layout bar:
Add views to the layout by clicking Views from the top right corner of the layout bar and selecting from the list:
For more info on how to for example move and resize views, see Views in Solibri
In Solibri, you can create and save your own custom layout set. In this way, you can optimize your own workflow and use the tools and view that suit your tasks.
When you have saved your layout set as a .layout file, you can share it with other users to be used in a role or an extension.
To save a custom layout set:
Create the layout set by removing and adding layouts, as described above.
Go to File, then Settings, then Layouts.
Click Save As:
Choose the location (by default, it's the Layout Sets folder in the example files), name the layout and click Save As: