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To Set Configuration Options
1. Click File > Options. The Creo Parametric Options dialog box opens.
2. Click Configuration Editor. The View and manage Creo Parametric options page opens with the last loaded or imported set of configuration options.
3. To display a different set of configuration options in the editor, click Show and select a configuration option set from the list.
File paths of currently loaded configuration files (For example, files in Admin, Home, and Login directories and imported files)—Displays configuration options in each file with their current values.
Only changed—Displays the changed but unsaved configuration options.
Current Session—Displays all configuration options from the currently loaded configuration files and the options that you modified or added.
All Options—Displays all available configuration options.
Show option source—Displays the Source column which contains the file path of the configuration file.
In addition to the above selected set displayed in the editor, you can also choose to display the following configuration options by selecting the checkboxes.
Show options located in Favorites—Displays a list of configuration options that you added to the Favorites.
Show new or modified—Displays newly added or modified configuration options that have not been saved.
4. To change the value of a configuration option, click the corresponding value in the Value column and select a different value from the list or type one.
 
The default value is followed by an asterisk (*).
The status icon indicates a change in value.
5. To add a configuration option, do the following steps:
a. Click Add. The Options dialog box opens.
b. In the Option name box, type the option name.
c. In the Option value box, type or select a value.
d. Click OK. The Options dialog box closes. The configuration option and its value appear in the list. A green status icon confirms the change.
6. To find a configuration option and then add it, do the following steps:
a. Click Find. The Find Option dialog box opens.
b. In the Type keyword box type a search string.
c. To search options in a specific category or functional area, in the Look in list select a category.
d. To search for the string in the option descriptions, select the Search descriptions check box.
e. Click Find Now. Options that match the string or contain the string are listed under Choose option.
f. In the Choose option list, click an option.
g. In the Set value box, select a value from the list or type a different value.
h. Click Add/Change. The configuration option and its value appear in the list. A green status icon confirms the change.
i. Click Close. The Find Option dialog box closes.
7. To apply the changes click OK in the View and manage Creo Parametric options page. A message box appears.
8. To apply the settings to the current session only click No. To save the settings to a *.pro file, click Yes. The settings saved to the *.pro file depend upon the current session configuration options and the location of the directory where the *.pro file is saved. For details refer to the table below.
Saved to Directory or File
Configuration Options Saved to the *.pro file After the Save Operation
Admin directory or <creo_loadpoint>\Common Files\<datecode>\text
Saves all configurations options loaded in the session, that is, loaded from the admin, home, and startup directories, and from the imported files. Also saves the modified configuration options.
Home or Login directory
Saves configurations options loaded in the session from the home, and startup directories, and the imported files. Also saves the modified configuration options. Configuration options from *.pro and *.sup files in the admin directory are not saved.
Startup or Run directory
Saves configurations options loaded in the session from the startup directory and the imported files. Also saves the modified configuration options. Configuration options from *.pro and *.sup files in the admin and home directories are not saved.
Previously imported file
Saves configurations options from the imported file, and the new and modified configuration options.
New directory
Saves configuration options equivalent to saving into the Startup directory.