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CADWorx Spec Editor

20.1 (2020 R1)

CADWorx Spec Editor Home tab: Transfer Data > Catalog Data

Copies data from one catalog to another catalog. For example, the source catalog data can be copied to the target catalog.


Specifies the source file for the catalog transfer.


Specifies the target file for the catalog transfer.

  1. Click the Home tab, and then click Catalog Data on the Transfer Data panel.

    You can conduct data transfers for projects, catalogs, and pipe supports while working in a catalog, a project, or a pipe support library.

    The Would you like to use the current catalog for target? dialog box displays.

    This only displays when you have a catalog open.

  2. Click Yes to use the current catalog.


    Click No to use a different catalog.

    The Transfer Catalog Data dialog box displays.

  3. Click Open Catalog next to the small Source box.

    The Open dialog box displays.

  4. Select a catalog to copy data from, and then click Open.

    The data displays in the large and small Source boxes.

  5. Select New Catalog to transfer to a new catalog.

    The New Catalog dialog box displays.

    Complete using the information in New Catalog.


    Select Open Catalog , next to the small Target box, to transfer to an existing catalog.

    The Open dialog box displays depending on your selection.

    Select the source catalog and then click Open.

    The data displays in the small and large Target boxes.

  6. Click and drag the table file information from the Source box to the Target box. Alternatively, you can right-click a source, and then Copy/Paste the source into the Target box.

  7. Click Save Catalog to save the changes.

  8. Click Close when finished.