CADWorx Spec Editor File: New Catalog
Creates a new catalog with a specific layout for sizes, thicknesses, materials, schedules, end types, and components for a customer.
Specifies the name of the new catalog.
Specifies the type of catalog. The following catalog options are available:
Builds a catalog for a specific company.
Builds a catalog for an entire industry. This catalog is the base catalog. Global catalogs are used when an entire industry, such as the oil industry, has all the same information.
Builds a catalog for a specific industry.
Specifies the catalog that this new catalog pulls its information from.
Specifies the description of the catalog.
Specifies the folder where this catalog is saved.
Specifies the units of measure that are to be used in this catalog. The following unit options are available:
Uses the imperial system with nominal inch input.
Uses the metric system with nominal inch input.
Uses the metric system with metric input.
Click File > New Catalog .
The New Catalog dialog box displays.
Type the name of the catalog in the Name box.
Select a catalog type from the Type list: Company Catalog, Global Catalog, or Industry Catalog.
For a company or industry catalog, click the Base Catalog ellipsis, select the necessary base catalog, and then click OK. For global catalogs, skip to step 5. Global Catalogs are the base catalog.
Type a description of the catalog in the Description box.
Define the location to save the new catalog. Click the Location ellipsis, select the necessary base catalog, and then click OK.
Select a unit type from the Units list: English/Inch, Metric/Inch, or Metric/Metric.
The base catalog you select must use the same units you specify in the Units list.
Click OK to create the new catalog.
The catalog list is created and displays under Catalog Data on the left side of the spec editor, in the Main List View.