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Add Layout

When there are no layouts defined for the selected location, you will see a Configure Location Layout hyperlink on the Locations tab with a notification that no layouts are present for the location. When you add a layout image, you can add locations and add notes to the layout image for a location folder. Similarly, you can add devices and notes to the layout image for a location floor.

To show or hide the location list, click the Show Location List or Hide Location List links.

You can select a location from the location list and move it to different position on the layout. Similarly, you can select the location on the layout and drag it back on the location list to remove the location from the layout.

Make sure that you have defined the location tree before you add location layouts. Without a defined tree, you will not have any locations to place on the layout for location folders.

To add a layout to a location folder:

  1. Select Locations.
  2. From the location tree, select the location folder where you want to add a layout.
  3. Click Add Layout.
  4. Click Choose File.
  5. Select the layout image path to add the image, then click Open.
    The image is attached to the location. You will be able to the see the list of locations.
  6. Drag and drop locations from the location list to the desired position on the layout.
    If the location list is not visible, click Show Location List to view a list of available locations.
  7. Click Save to save the layout.

To add a layout using a layout image to a location floor:

  1. Select Locations.
  2. From the location tree, select the location floor where you want to add a layout.
  3. Click Add Layout.
  4. Click Choose File displayed next to Layout Image.
  5. Select the layout image path to add the image, then click Open.
  6. Select the unit of measurement of the dimensions, and the layout image Length and Width.
  7. Drag and drop devices from the device list to the desired position on the layout.
    If the device list is not visible, click Show Device List to view a list of available devices.
  8. Click Save to save the layout.

Edit Layout

You can replace the layout image for a location folder or a location floor. You must then place the locations or devices again on the new layout image. You can also rearrange the locations or devices on a location layout without changing the layout image attached to the location folder or location floor.

To edit a layout:

  1. Select Locations.
  2. From the location tree, select the location folder or floor where you want to edit the layout.
  3. Click Edit Layout.
  4. Perform your edits.
  5. Click Save to save the changes to the layout.

Delete Layout

You can delete a location layout attached to a location folder or a location node. When you delete a layout, all the device placements are deleted.

To delete a location layout attached to a location folder or location floor:

  1. Select Locations.
  2. From the location tree, select the location folder or floor for which you want to delete the layout.
  3. Click Delete Layout.
  4. Click Yes to confirm.

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