This centralized User Preferences is accessed by every screen. You can set your personal settings here.
Any changes made here is set across the system.
Settings not relevant to a particular screen will be grayed out.
Start ipMAGNET With...
The Default Start Screen is the QUICK an ADVANCED SEARCH Screen.
You can change the default Starting Screen by selecting it from here.
Set the initial Search Type to either Quick or Advanced. Applicable only to the SEARCH Screen.
Set the initial database to either Patents or Publications for all USPTO Screens.
Search At a Time Range
Set the Range of Search Results that you wish to be searched and displayed with a Single Click.
The Ranges are 300, 500, 1000 at a time.
By default, the Download option is set to All, which downloads the entire Patent in a Single PDF file.
You can change this option to download just the sections you need.
For Ex:, sometimes you prefer gwtting just the Front Page of a Patent.
Note: Downloading the entire Patent is faster than downloading all the Sections.
Viewer Font Size
The default Font to View the Full Text of a Patent Abstract is Medium. Your other choices are Small and Large.
Text Font Size
The default Font to View the Search Results is Medium. Your other choices are Small and Large.
How to View PDF?
External PDF Viewer :
PDF Image will be opened using your default PDF Viewer
The Abstract HTML is displayed in the Abstract Viewer.
Embedded ipMAGNET Viewer :
PDF Image will be opened in the Embedded ipMAGNET Viewer.
This is the default setting to Display PDF Image.
Pat<==>Pub Cross Reference
If this option is chosen, ipMAGNET will just search the database and locates
Locate and Download
If this option is chosen, ipMAGNET will just search the database and locates and if found downloads
To Guide the user with new features, Hints are presented as Flashing Text.
You hav ethe option to either Stop the Flashing or you can control the Flashing Speed.
The Default Save Folder is C:\ipMAGNET. Every patent that is downloaded will be saved in that folder.
You can change the default folder by select the Modify Save Folder and set a new default..
Check "Save Patents in a Separate Folder" if you want to save Patents in it;s own Folder under the default folder.
Append User Defined Name
The naming convention for ipMAGNET is :
Patent Number.Extension i.e; 8348810.pdf, 8348810.htm, 8348810.docx, 8348810.xlsx etc.
Some times, you would want to Save them under a different name.
Check and Add a String of your choice which will be appended to ipMAGNET name.
So, For Ex; if you add "Client 3" as your String. The new file names will now be:
"Client 3-8348810.pdf, Client 3-8348810.htm, Client 3-8348810.docx, Client 3-8348810.xlsx etc.
WORD & EXCEL Versions
ipMAGNET looks for and presents your Microsoft Word and Excel Version.