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Creo View: How to customize and distribute Creo View (ProductView) Preferences

Created: 12-Oct-2011   |   Modified: 27-Jun-2019   

Applies To

  • Windchill PDM Essentials 10.1 to 11.1
  • Windchill ProjectLink 9.1 to 11.1
  • Windchill MPMLink 9.1 to 11.1
  • Windchill PDMLink 9.1 to 11.1
  • ProductView and Creo Elements/View 9.1 to 10.0
  • Creo View 1.0 to 6.0
  • Visualization Services (WVS)


  • This Solution provides an explanation of how the Creo View client preferences can be managed for the purposes of:
    • Implementing administrative preferences
    • Disabling access to Creo View commands
    • Customizing the look and feel of the Creo View UI
    • Distributing preferences from a Windchill server (i.e. server-side preferences)
    • Lock preference to prevent it being overriden or edited at a lower level
    • Order of precedence and a preference value in one is overriden as each subsequent preference file
  • How to set user Creo view preference to be default at the site level