Import AutoPLANT Specification Data - CADWorx - Help

CADWorx Spec Editor

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20.1 (2020 R1)

Right-click on the project in the Main List View, and select Import AutoPLANT Specification Data

Imports data from an AutoPLANT specification.

Import

Imports the AutoPLANT data.

Close

Closes the Import AutoPLANT Specification Data dialog box.

Help

Displays the online help.

AutoPLANT Data

File Path

Specifies the location of the AutoPLANT data.

Use Spec Catalog

Uses the catalog of the AutoPLANT specification. Clearing this option enables you to select a different catalog using the Catalog ellipsis.

Catalog

Displays whether or not you are using a CADWorx catalog. If this box is blank, then you selected the Use Spec Catalog option. If you fill this box, the catalog is a CADWorx catalog.

Tables

Specifies the AutoPLANT Data tables.

Size Table

Specifies the size table.

CADWorx Components

Program Code

Displays the program code associated with the AutoPLANT data.

Short Description

Displays a short description associated with the AutoPLANT data.

Size

Displays the size associated with the component for the AutoPLANT data. Double-clicking the Size box displays a list that allows you to include or exclude sizes.

Schedule

Displays the schedule for the program code for the AutoPLANT component. Double-clicking the Schedule box displays a list that allows you to include or exclude schedule data.

Rating

Displays the rating of the program code for the AutoPLANT component. Double-clicking the Rating box displays a list that allows you to include or exclude rating data.

Select / deselect all

Include or exclude 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.

Import a spec using an AutoPLANT catalog

  1. Right-click the project in the Main List View, and select Import AutoPLANT Specification Data.

    The Import AutoPLANT Specification Data dialog box displays.

  2. Click the File Path ellipsis under AutoPLANT Data.

    The Open dialog box displays.

  3. Select the AutoPLANT data for import, and click Open.

  4. Select Use Spec Catalog to use the AutoPLANT catalog.

  5. Select a table from the Tables list.

  6. Select the check box of the required Program Code.

    • You can use the Select / deselect all check box to select all the program codes under CADWorx Components.

    • You can also change the Size, Schedule, or Rating by double clicking the boxes under each heading.

  7. Click Import.

  8. Click OK.

    You can view a log file of the details for the conversion by clicking View Log File.

    Imports the AutoPLANT data.

Import a spec using a CADWorx catalog

  1. Right-click the project in the Main List View, and select Import AutoPLANT Specification Data.

    The Import AutoPLANT Specification Data dialog box displays.

  2. Click the File Path ellipsis under AutoPLANT Data.

    The Open dialog box displays.

  3. Select the AutoPLANT data for import, and click Open.

  4. Clear the Use Spec Catalog option to use a CADWorx catalog. This defaults to the catalog you selected as the base catalog when creating the project. To change the catalog, do the following:

    1. Click the Catalog ellipsis.

      The Select Company Catalog File dialog box displays.

    2. Select a CADWorx catalog and then click Open.

      The CADWorx catalog populates the Catalog box.

  5. Select a table from the Tables list.

  6. Select a size table from the Size Table list.

  7. Select the check box of the required Program Code.

    • You can use the Select / deselect all check box to select all the program codes under CADWorx Components.

    • You can also change the Size, Schedule, or Rating by double clicking the boxes under each heading.

  8. Click Import.

  9. Click OK.

    You can view a log file of the details for the conversion by clicking View Log File.

    Imports the AutoPLANT data.