Questions and Answers

How do I copy files on to and off of my DesignBase Xi instance?

Remote Desktop can be configured to attach your local laptop or desktop drives over the network to your DesignBase Xi instance. Another option is to use any web based file sharing tools such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box.net, or Spider Oak and upload the files using the Google Chrome browser on your DesignBase Xi instance.

How do I export my model to PDF format?

Power Analytics has installed a virtual printer on your DesignBase Xi instance. To export a model to PDF, simply choose Menubar -> File -> Print, and choose the ‘PDF Creator’ device.

How do I print my models?

Remote Desktop can be configured to attach your local printers over the network to your DesignBase Xi instance. Once configured properly in Remote Desktop for windows, your local printers will share and show as printer devices. To print a model, simply choose Menubar -> File -> Print, and chose your local printer.

Can I run MATLAB on my DesignBase Xi Instance?

Yes! By upgrading to DesignBase Xi with Support, Power Analytics can provide the full Administrator rights to your virtual machine and increase the RAM Memory capabilities. You will need to provide your own MATLAB instance license code.