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CADWorx Spec Editor

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20.1 (2020 R1)

CADWorx Spec Editor File: New Project

Creates a new project enabling you to design specifications for companies or customers.

Name

Specifies the name of the project.

Default Catalog

Specifies a default catalog to attach to the project.

DBCode Table

Specifies the database code table for the project. This database code comes from the DBCode Tables in the Default Catalog.

BOM type

Specifies the Bill of Material (BOM) type for the project. There are four material types: Fabrication, Erection, Offshore, and Miscellaneous.

Long Desc Format Setup

Specifies the appearance of the long description attached to the components.

Short Desc Format Setup

Specifies the appearance of the short description format attached to the components.

Tag Format Setup

Specifies the appearance of the tag format attached to the components.

Part Number Format Setup

Specifies the appearance of the part number attached to the components.

For more on the <Description Type> Format Setups, see Description Format Dialog Boxes.

Layer Manager

Specifies the layers for the project. For more information, see Layer Manager Dialog Box.

Description

Specifies the description of the project.

Location

Specifies the folder location where the project saves.

  1. Click File > New Project .

    The New Project dialog box displays.

  2. Type the name of the project in the Name box.

  3. Click the Default Catalog ellipsis, select the necessary catalog, and then click Open.

  4. Select the database code table, when applicable, from the DBCode Table list.

  5. Select the Bill of Material type from the BOM type list.

  6. Click Long Desc Format, edit the long description format, and then click OK.

  7. Click Part Number Format, edit the part number format, and then click OK.

  8. Click Short Desc Format, edit the short description format, and then click OK.

  9. Click Tag Format, edit the tag format, and then click OK.

  10. Click Layer Manager, add the layers you need, and then click OK. For more information, see Layer Manager Dialog Box.

  11. Type a description of the project in the Description box.

  12. Click the Location ellipsis to browse, select a location to save the new project, and then click OK.

  13. Click OK to create the project.

    The project creates and displays under Project Specs on the left side of the Spec Editor in the Main List View.