After a system has been designed, the key section needs to be changed.
PM8: All versions
PM8 systems have a main key section. That key section and all lower ranked key sections from the same family are available when assigning key codes.
If the decision is made to use a different key section after a system has been designed, this procedure will change the key sections of all keys within the system, while keeping the key code unchanged.
Do not uses this process when a system needs to be expanded by promoting the key section to a higher ranked section within the same family. For that scenario, refer to Promote the key section of a system
Note that some design modules do not allow key sections to be altered.
Change designbutton and choose
Change key sections. The
Change key sectionswindow is shown.
Change key section tochoose the key section to change the system to. Then click
Load key sections. The chosen key section and all lower ranked key sections from the same family will display in the list on the right.
Old key sectionlisted (in the left list), click it and assign a replacement key section by clicking on a new key section (in the right list) and then clicking the
Assign replacement key sectionbutton.
Confirm operationand then click the
The confirmation is a prompt to stop and check your changes. Check carefully as there is no undo.