Enhancement Details

Quick Access to Related Information

In order to minimize clicks and improve users’ ability to interrogate objects and their related information, the Thumbnail Navigator has been improved to provide access to related information.

Product Information

Product Collaboration Solutions
PDM & Process Solutions
Product / Module PTC Arbortext Content Manager
PTC Windchill PDMLink
PTC Windchill ProjectLink
Version 10.1
Product Functional Area Usability
User Interface Location  
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

Prior to Windchill 10.1, the Thumbnail Navigator displayed Where Used and Used By information only for Parts, CAD Documents, and Documents.

This has been significantly improved in 10.1 to support more related information such as Changes, Content files (attachments), Describing Documentation, related CAD Models, etc.

This significantly improves data visibility and the amount of clicking that a user has to do in order to investigate an item.

For more information, refer to the Windchill Help Center:


Windchill Fundamentals > Working with Windchill Objects > Object Overview > Mini Information Pages



Thumbnail Navigator Related Information