10.3. Use the Global Parameter Synchronization Capability

About this task

The auto_move_point field in the PRT_REGION file supplies the ID of a text point to be set when an item moves into a tracking region due to a "point-based" automatic move.

This point is set according to the value of the NUM_SETPT_PARAM parameter in the global parameters file.


  1. Expand the Project>Advanced folder in the Workbench left-pane.
  2. Double-click the Project Parameters icon .

    A New Global parameter dialog box displays.

  3. Enter NUM_SETPT_PARAM in the New Global Parameter dialog box.
  4. Click OK.

    Global Parameter - NUM_SETPT_PARAM dialog box opens.

  5. Enter one of the following values.
    Value Sets the point with the:
    1 Item ID (Also if the parameter is not present.)
    2 Item ID and Type
    3 Item ID, Type and Reference ID
    4 Item ID, Type Reference ID and Source Region

    Note: You view the points values in the Point Control Panel when you move items through the system.

  6. Click OK.

    A Warning message displays.

  7. Click OK.