How to Create a Picklist

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This guide will show you how to create a Picklist in TRS19 or TANE (both programs use identical methods).

Both programs provide you with two different methods of creating Picklists, using either Content Manager (or Manage Content from the TANE/TRS19 Launcher) or in Surveyor.

Using Content Manager (CM)

Steps.PNG Step 1: Select the assets
NotePad.PNG Notes:
Only assets that are installed on your system can be added to a Picklist. They can be built-in, base, payware or installed from the DLS.

From the TRS19 or TANE Launcher
  1. select Manage Content
  2. (optional step) in Content Manager select a filter or create a custom filter to show the assets you want in the Picklist
  3. use the left mouse button and either the Ctrl or Shift key to click on each asset that is to be added to the Picklist
PickList CM01.png


Steps.PNG Step 2: Add the assets to the Picklist
  1. right mouse click on any one of the highlighted assets
  2. select Add to Picklist from the popup menu
  3. select either:-
  1. an existing Picklist (if any) to add the assets to that Picklist, or
  2. New Picklist to create a new list
PickList CM02.png


Steps.PNG Step 3: Enter Picklist Name (for New Picklist option only)
  • type a name for the new Picklist and click OK
PickList CM03.png


Using Surveyor

In Surveyor in either TRS19 or TANE.

Steps.PNG Step 1: Open the Picklist Window

From the TRS19/TANE Surveyor...
  • press Ctrl-Shift-F to open the full Search Filter tool (Note: pressing Ctrl-F will only open the find named asset filter tool)
PickList Surveyor01.png If you already have one or more Picklists then the current Picklist will be shown. An empty Picklist window indicates that no Picklist has been created.
  • to switch to a different Picklist or to create a new one, click on the down arrow icon shown in the image.

PickList Surveyor03.png then click either ...
  • Change pick list > to select a different Picklist, or
  • Create pick list to create a new one

If you have selected Create pick list then you will have to enter a name for the list then click the OK (tick) button.

PickList Surveyor04.png


Steps.PNG Step 2: Add the assets to the Picklist
  1. open the tool selection window for the types of assets to be added. For example: the Object Tool Window (F3 key)
  2. scroll down the selection window to an asset that is to be added to the Picklist
  3. Drag & Drop the asset from the selection window to the Picklist window
  4. repeat as required
PickList Surveyor02.png
DotPoint.JPG Each asset is automatically added and saved to the Picklist when it is "dropped" into the Picklist window
DotPoint.JPG If you drag & drop an asset into the Picklist window and it does not appear, then it usually means that the asset is already present in the list
DotPoint.JPG To remove an asset from the Picklist simply drag it out of the Picklist window onto the Surveyor screen

Press the ESCape key to close the Search Filter/Picklist Tool



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