||File→Custom Reports→Concise Format
The Concise Report format is
an efficient and condensed printed report of you inspection reports. This
report format print all standard essential inspection steps such as measured
and constructed features eliminating program steps that deliver no final
values such as stylus and changes, PCS components to name two.
The printout is designed to reduce paper usage by
printing feature attributes up to 3 wide in a single row. This means a 2D
Circle uses just one line printed space.
Tolerance is handled through the use of a graphic icon
which indicates the percentage of the tolerance band being used, or in the
case of a out-of-tolerance condition, a value is reported.
Applying Concise Report
Concise Report can be printed on demand or at the end
of an inspection run as a program step added to your report.
To print on demand, use [File→Custom
Reports→Concise Format] from the drop down menus.
To add a program step to your inspection report that
will automatically print at the end of an inspection run, choose [Report
Controls→Concise Report]. This action will add a program step similar to:
29 Print Out Concise Report.
Concise Report Example
Taking a closer look at the format of the Concise
Report can be viewed in figure 1.
|figure 1, Concise Report
In this example, the report starts with feature number
3 which is a -X Plane. On the same line, the Pierce Axis and the two
identifying projection angles are included. The third angle, normally
considered non-essential, is omitted.
Each feature printed in Concise format is reduced to
its most essential values automatically greatly reducing the size of the
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