Upload the files for BYO WPS and PQR in bulk with WeldTrace

WPS & PQR Bulk File Upload Process

The bulk file upload wizard will allow you to upload more than one file at a time and match them with the WPS and PQRs that do not have file attachments. Please note that this method is only to add files to the WPS and PQRs that are created elsewhere and added to WeldTrace.

WeldTrace will generate PDF files automatically for WPS and PQRs that are created in WeldTrace.

WPS & PQR file bulk upload process
  1. This WPS doesn't have a file attachment. A paper clip icon will appear in the info column if a file is uploaded;
  2. These two PQRs don't have files attached to them either;
  3. Click on this button to start the bulk file upload process;
To add files to these three entries in one process, WeldTrace offers the bulk file upload wizard. You can add files to 50 entries at a time using this method.

Bulk File Upload Process - Step 1

WPS & PQR file bulk upload process
  1. Click on this button to open the file browser (Explorer in Windows and Finder in Mac);

Bulk File Upload Process - Step 2

WPS & PQR file bulk upload process

  1. The WPS files must be in PDF format and they must be named in this format: WPSNumber_rev with the WPS number and the revision separated with an underscore. The PQR files must be in PDF format and they must be named in this format: WPSNumber_rev_PQRNumber_rev. The relevant WPS number and the revision must be followed by the PQR number and the revision with an underscore separating the two file names;
  2. Click here for WeldTrace to parse these files;


Bulk File Upload Process - Step 3

WPS & PQR file bulk upload process
  1. The files read will be listed in this table with the WPS number, revision number, WPS title, PQR number, revision number and the file name under the respective column headings;
  2. If WeldTrace finds a match from reading a file name, the message column will show "Match" in green;
  3. If a file is to be uploaded for an entry that already has a file, "Duplicate" will appear in red;
  4. If there is no match for a file, "No match" will appear in red;
  5. Click here to upload the files;

Bulk File Upload Process - Step 4

WPS & PQR file bulk upload process
  1. This WPS that didn't have a file attachment earlier displays the paper clip icon after the file upload process is completed;
  2. These two PQRs now display the paper clip icons, indicating the presence of files;

  1. The files that cannot be matched to an entry in the system will not be uploaded and they would be shown in red text in the next screen;
  2. The file names are case sensitive;
  3. Maximum of 50 files can be uploaded at a time;
  4. The files must be available in PDF format;
Read the next article: Edit a BYO WPS

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