Manage projects and folders

You can manage all your work under Spaces in the Shapr3D Dashboard sidebar. 

Under Spaces, you can find the library of your shared and private projects under Teamspace and Private.

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Create a new project

You can create a new project directly from the Teamspace or Private space.

To create a new project:

  1. Go to the space you want to create a project from.
  2. From the top bar, select New  icon-dashboard-add-win.png.

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Import a new project

To import a project into the Teamspace or Private space:

  1. Go to the space where you want to import a  project.
  2. From the top bar, select  icon-dashboard-import-mac.png or  icon-dashboard-import-win.png .

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Export a project to .shapr file

To export a project to a .shapr file:

  1. Secondary click (right-click) or long-tap on a project.
  2. Select Save as .shapr file.

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Rename a project

To rename a project:

  1. Secondary click (right-click) or long-tap on a project or folder.
  2. Select Rename.

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Duplicate a project

To duplicate a project:

  1. Secondary click (right-click) or long-tap on a project or folder.
  2. Tap Select or icon-dashboard-select-win.png to select multiple projects and then select Duplicate.

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Create and manage folders

You can create folders under Teamspace or Private to organize your projects more easily. You can find your created folders in both the main Dashboard and Dashboard sidebar.

To create a new folder:

  1. From the top bar, select New folder icon-dashboard-folder-mac.png
  2. When prompted, enter a folder name and then select Create.

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To organize projects and folders into other spaces or folders, do any of the following:

  • Drag and drop projects or folders from either the main Dashboard or Dashboard sidebar within or across the Teamspace or Private space.
  • Secondary click (right-click) on projects and folders and then select New Folder with Selection to automatically move them into a new folder.
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Folder navigation

You can navigate between folders and subfolders using any of the following options:

  • Directly from the Dashboard sidebar
  • By using the navigation arrows for iPadOS and macOS
  • By using the breadcrumbs for Windows to navigate

To navigate between folders using the navigation arrows or breadcrumbs:

  • Windows: From the breadcrumb trail at the top, click a folder or subfolder name to go back to its location.

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  • iPadOS/macOS: Click or tap any of the back or next arrow keys at the top to go to the next or previous folder location.

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Sort projects

To sort projects within a space, click/tap Sort icon-dashboard-sort-mac.png from the top bar and then choose a sorting type:

Windows:

  • Date modified – Sorts projects by date. 
  • Name – Sorts projects and folders by name. 
  • Ascending – If Date modified is selected, projects sort in ascending order.
  • Descending – If Name is selected, projects and folders sort in descending order.

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iPadOS/macOS:

  • Date Modified (Latest to Oldest) – Sorts projects by date in descending order. 
  • Date Modified (Oldest to Latest) – Sorts projects by date in ascending order. 
  • Name (A to Z) – Sorts projects and folders by name in ascending order. 
  • Name (Z to A) – Sorts projects and folders by name in descending order.

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Delete a folder or project

To delete a project or folder:

  1. Secondary click (right-click) or long-tap on a project or folder.
  2. Click/tap Select or icon-dashboard-select-win.png to select multiple projects.
  3. To finish, select Delete.

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Important

A deleted project can't be recovered. If Sync is enabled and you delete a synced project, the project will be deleted from all devices. You can keep a copy of your project before deleting it by exporting it.

Enable Sync

If you have Sync disabled, you can enable Sync directly from the Projects page by selecting icon-dashboard-sync-mac.png in the top bar. 

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To learn more, visit Shapr3D Sync.

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