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user libraries not showing up in plant tool.

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Plant tool menu right nest to the resource manager.

Resource manager shows my user library files, plant tool menu does not.

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How do I rectify this?

 

Do I have to make my user library file "favorites"?

 

Thanks!

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At the top of the Resource Manager you will find a little gear. Select it and in the dropdown you will find "Refresh Libraries" select that and let it process for a min or two. After that they should show up.

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Found it and tried it.

took a minute or so to 'spin'...

But it didn't seem to update the user libraries in the planting tool.

 

I added the file s to 'favorites' and now they're are accessible through the planting tool - which is what I was all I was going for!

 

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Sorry I misunderstood. You can move the plant file to Your user library (Library>object styles>plant) then refresh libraries. However I prefer to set the plant library in a single location for ease of upkeep and create an alias. Then move the alias to the before mentioned library. If you have multiple people using the plant library a better workflow would be to set up Workgroup Libraries and all designers then work from one file for those resources. This makes resource management a breeze!

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