How to Move a Picklist

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The information in this Wiki Page applies to both TANE and TRS19 and will show you how to move a Picklist created in Trainz (TRS19 or TANE) to another installation of Trainz (for example, on another computer).

Access Your Current Picklists

Steps.PNG Step 1: Open CM and Your Picklists

From the TRS19/TANE Launcher
  1. select Manage Content
  2. in Content Manager open the Content menu
  3. select Edit Picklist


This will display all your current Picklists.

Steps.PNG Step 2: Select the Picklist to be moved
  1. right mouse click on the required Picklist
  2. select Open Picklist from the popup menu


This will open the Picklist

Steps.PNG Step 3: Select Picklist Contents

  1. left mouse click on any one of the items
  2. press Ctrl-A to Select All the items

Steps.PNG Step 4: Transfer List to a New Window
  1. right mouse click on any one of the items
  2. select List Assets in New Window from the popup menu

Steps.PNG Step 5: Copy Assets in Picklist

The Picklist assets will be listed by their kuids in the Asset KUID box of a new search filter

  1. click inside the Asset KUID box and press Ctrl-A to select them all
  2. copy the asset list to the clipboard (press Ctrl-C)

Transfer the List to Another Copy of Trainz

NotePad.PNG Notes:

If you are transferring the Picklist to another computer then you will need to:-

  1. paste the list from Step 5 above into a program such as Notepad
  2. save it as a text file
  3. copy the file to your second computer.

There you can reverse the steps by:-

  1. opening the document (in Notepad)
  2. select and copy to the clipboard all the items in the list
Then proceed as described below.

Steps.PNG Step 6: Open CM in the Destination Trainz and Create a New Filter
  1. in the copy of Trainz where the Picklist is being transferred, open Content Manager
  2. start a new filter
  3. paste (Ctrl-V) the asset list into the Asset KUID box


Steps.PNG Step 7: Create a New Picklist

The pasted asset list will appear in the CM display window, as shown below.


  1. select an entry and then select all (Ctrl-A)
  2. right mouse click on any entry and select Add to Picklist and then New Picklist from the popup menus


Steps.PNG Step 8: Enter a Name for the Picklist


Enter a name for the Picklist and click Ok

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