Import AutoCAD Plant 3D Specification Data - CADWorx - Help

CADWorx Spec Editor

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20.1 (2020 R1)

Right-click the project in the Main List View, and select Import AutoCAD Plant 3D Specification Data

Imports data from an AutoCAD Plant 3D specification.

Import

Imports the AutoCAD Plant 3D data.

Close

Closes the Import AutoCAD Plant 3D Specification Data dialog box.

Help

Displays the help.

AutoCAD Plant 3D Data

Size Table

Specifies a size table when you use a CADWorx catalog for import.

View Detail

Displays the PLANT 3D Size Table Detail dialog box. You can only click View Detail after you select an AutoCAD Plant 3D specification. For more information, see PLANT 3D Size Table Detail Dialog Box.

Target Unit

Specifies the units of the target project. Target Unit is only available when you select the Use Spec Catalog option.

Source Unit

Specifies the units in the Plant 3D catalog that are used for import.

The Source Unit list is only available when you select Use Spec Catalog and set Target Unit to Metric/Inch units. In this case, you have the option to choose between importing either English/Inch components or Metric/Inch components. In all other instances, the Source Unit list is unavailable because the Source Unit must reflect the Target Unit. When you select English/Inch or Metric/Metric units for the Target Unit, the Source Unit automatically selects the English/Inch or Metric/Metric units, respectively.

Usershape Block Unit

Specifies the units for the user shape block from the AutoCAD Plant 3D data.

Use Spec Catalog

Specifies when the import uses the spec of the AutoCAD Plant 3D data.

Combine Catalog

Creates a combined default catalog for the imported specifications. Combine Catalog is only available when you select two or more specifications in Plant 3D List Files.

Catalog

Specifies a CADWorx catalog when you do not select the Use Spec Catalog option.

Plant 3D List Files

Displays the Open dialog box and enables you to select one or more AutoCAD Plant 3D specifications.

Specification List

Lists the specifications that you selected from the Open dialog box.

CADWorx Components

Component Type

Displays a list of the components in the AutoCAD Plant data.

Long Description

Displays a long description associated with the AutoCAD Plant data.

Select / deselect all

Includes and excludes all check boxes in the CADWorx Components box.

Separate Catalog

Indicates whether or not the software creates a separate catalog.

  • Separate Catalog path

Indicates the path of the separate catalog. The separate catalog path displays when you select the Separate Catalog check box. To change the name of the catalog or to save in a different location, click the ellipsis.

Right-click Menu

Check group

Enables you to check a component group under Component Type without expanding the group.

Uncheck group

Enables you to clear a component group under Component Type without expanding the group.

Expand all groups

Enables you to expand all the groups without having to select the plus sign.

Collapse all groups

Enables you to collapse all the groups without having to select the plus sign.