Add a new specification - CADWorx - Help

CADWorx Spec Editor

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CADWorx
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Help
Version_CADWorx
20.1 (2020 R1)
  1. Click the Home tab, and then click Add Specification on the Specification panel. Alternatively, right-click the project name in the Project Specs window, and then click Add Specification.

    The New Specification dialog box displays.

  2. Type the name of the new spec in the Name box.

  3. Use the default catalog, or click the Catalog ellipsis for a new catalog. When the Select Company Catalog File dialog box displays, select a catalog, and then click Open.

  4. Type the weight factor in the Weight Factor box.

    The weight factor accounts for the various margins of the component weight, such as paint weight, and weld weight.

  5. Type the component class in the Component Class box.

  6. Type the temperature rating in the Temperature Rating box.

  7. Type the pressure rating in the Pressure Rating box.

  8. Click the DBCode Table list, and then select a database code table.

  9. Click the Size Table list, and then select a size table.

  10. Use the Available Size list to select or clear sizes.

  11. Click the Thickness Table list, and then select a thickness table.

  12. Click the Thickness Table ellipsis to specify schedules for specific thickness types, using the Schedule Assignment dialog box that displays. Click OK when finished.

  13. Click the Material Table list, and then select a material table.

  14. Click the Material Table ellipsis to assign material for specific data types, using the Material Assignment dialog box that displays. Click OK when finished.

  15. Click Long Desc Format, and then complete the dialog box as needed.

  16. Click Part Number Format, and then complete the dialog box as needed.

  17. Click Short Desc Format, and then complete the dialog box as needed.

  18. Click Tag Format, and then complete the dialog box as needed.

    Click OK in each dialog box when finished. For more information on the format dialog boxes, see Description Format Dialog Boxes.

  19. Type a layer name in the Layer Name box, select one from the list, or use the default layer name.

  20. Click the Layer Color list, and then select a layer color.

  21. Type your name in the Created By box.

  22. Type a description of the specification in the Description box.

  23. Click OK.

  24. Click File > Save to save the changes to the project.

    The new spec appears under the project name in Project Specs.