Folding operations in FMEA Form Editor

Tips & Tricks from User Meeting, 2017


APIS IQ Software Tips and Tricks, 2017 Tip 1 FMEA Form – Folding operations Reason for using: Better overview and easier to edit the form sheet Easy to recognize with green diagonal stripes Folding/unfolding of complete levels (e.g. functions/characteristics) is possible To activate go to the menu bar “View | Folding operations” Recommended when working with […]

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APIS User Meeting 2017, Nuremberg


A look back at the XXIII APIS User Meeting 2017 This year, APIS held its 23rd annual User Meeting in the medieval city of Nuremberg, northern Bavaria. We welcomed well over 200 IQ software users. The following is a rundown of the two-day event. Get together As with every APIS User Meeting, guests arrived to […]

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Merge user-defined attributes (RP-3240)

Highlights of Service Pack V6.5 – 0150


Highlights of Service Pack V6.5 – 0150 Data Manager: User-defined attributes can now be merged (RP-3240) Attributes and categories: It is now possible to merge user-defined attributes. The command “Merge…” is available in the context menu if multiple user-defined attributes are selected. Data Manager: Changing symbolic data to specific/concrete data is now more precise (RP-4800) […]

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Tips & Tricks from the User Meeting 2014


Every year APIS Informationtechnologies GmbH holds a User Meeting at a conference hotel somewhere in Germany. It is an event that enables us to spend a couple of days meeting with some of our software users (usually upwards of 230 users attend) and discussing FMEA, DRBFM and Functional Safety topics along with multiple presentations being held […]

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Global Actions!


The Global Actions feature was introduced with Version 6.0 of the IQ Software…yet, in my travels training many engineers across the globe, it seems many remain unaware of the efficiency gains it offers.  Take a fresh look at this little powerhouse of functionality. The ‘Action’ objects in the IQ software are the root elements of […]

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How to use ‘Creation or modification date (stamp)’ (V6.5 SP 0140)


While working in an ever expanding fme file, it helps to be able to have an immediate overview checker for IQ elements that have been created or changed. This new system-defined filter allows you to select one or more IQ objects and assess exactly this. Below is an example of how to implement this new functionality […]

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Start spring in the cultural metropolis of Prague


Do you or one of your colleagues need some training in the APIS IQ Software and don’t mind spending a couple of days in the beautiful city of Prague? This year again there are two events taking place, both held in English: The Two-in-One training (15.05 to 17.05) and FMEA Facilitator Workshop (18.05 to 19.05). Prague […]

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How to use arithmetical function placeholders


Arithmetical functions (V6.5 – SP 0140) Arithmetical functions are a handy new tool to view and compare information on your fme file and IQ objects. These are used in conjunction with Individual Quality Reports & Summary Functions in the “Note” of the IQ object. Below is an example of how to use this functionality, currently available […]

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Failure net connections correspond to function net

Highlights of Service Pack V6.5 – 0140


Highlights of Service Pack V6.5 – 0140 IQ Explorer search/filter/highlight: ‘Failure net connections correspond to function net’ (RP-4666) This new filter criteria is a useful verification tool that checks if the failure net connections (causes and effects) are parallel to that of the function net connections. Structure Editor, FFA and IQ Explorer: New filter criteria […]

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