Import Pipe Support Legacy From Assembly File - CADWorx - Help

CADWorx Spec Editor

20.1 (2020 R1)

CADWorx Spec Editor Home tab: Legacy Catalog Data > Pipe Support Import Assembly

Catalog Data: Right-click the catalog > Import Pipe Support Legacy From Assembly File

Imports legacy pipe support data from an assembly file. For more information, see PipeSupport.

Assembly File

Specifies the assembly file for import.

Library Folder

Specifies the location for the legacy components folder for import. This must be located in the legacy CADWorx folders.

Size Table

Specifies the size table for the import. You must first create a size table before importing the legacy data.

Data Files

Specifies the imported information.

  • Path

Specifies the path for the legacy data.

  • Status

Specifies the status of the selected data. If Status is Missing, then the incorrect Library Folder was selected.


Imports the legacy data.

View Log File

Displays the log file for the legacy import.

  1. Click the Home tab, and then click Pipe Support Import Assembly on the Legacy Catalog Data panel. Alternatively, click in Catalog Data, right-click the catalog, and then select Import Pipe Support Legacy From Assembly File.

    The Import Pipe Support Legacy From Assembly File dialog box displays.

  2. Under Source, click the Assembly File ellipsis.

    The Open dialog box displays.

  3. Select a legacy file to import, and then click Open.

    The Data Files box fills with the legacy data.

  4. Click the Library Folder ellipsis.

    The Browse For Folder dialog box displays.

  5. Select the legacy folder that contains the data file, and then click OK.

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

  7. Select the data files you want to import from the Data Files box, and then click OK. Alternatively, select the Select / deselect all check box to select all legacy data in the Data Files dialog box.

  8. Click Import.

    One of the following two responses displays: No files were converted, or [Number] files converted. If no files were converted, make sure the data to import is correct.

  9. Click OK on either message you receive.

  10. When finished with the import, click Close.

  11. Click File > Save to save the changes to the catalog.

  • For detailed information about the contents that were or were not converted, click View Log File.

  • You can double-click any of the data files in the Data Files dialog box to view its information in Notepad.