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This information is used to print the BOM Attachments and Item Attachments. When you open the Client Application Paths window it will attempt to locate the needed applications (Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, and MS Paint) in the default installation locations. If the applications are found, the default path will already be displayed, and you can click SAVE to store this information.
If any of the paths are empty you will need to manually locate the application. This information is only needed for automatically printing attachments. You will be able to attach and view documents of any file type, and print them manually, as long as the local computer has an application that can view the attachment.
If applications are provided here, the system will automatically print attachments along with BOMs, Routers, Travelers and other LeanMFG reports.
Default: If all user PCs are configured identically, the Default path names will work for all clients and no further setup is required. When the Default radio button is marked, the Client Name will show “*Default”. Enter application paths as needed.
If client specific setup is not performed, the system will attempt to use the Default locations. If the application can be found on the client computer in the default location, attachments will be automatically printed. If there is no client specific setting, and the application is not found in the default path, the system will not print the attachments (there will be no errors or warnings presented).
Current: click the Current radio button to view or enter the saved application paths for the current Windows Client computer.
Other: click Other and enter the Client Name, or select one from the Lookup (the Lookup shows saved Clients that have saved Application Path Setup, it does not show all Windows clients).
To set client specific settings, either manually enter the Client Name for the GP workstation, or open the Client Application Paths window when logged-in at the client and select the Current radio button.