Import AutoCAD Plant 3D Catalog Data - CADWorx - Help

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

Imports data from an AutoCAD Plant 3D catalog.

Import

Imports the AutoCAD Plant 3D data.

AutoCAD Plant 3D Data

Plant 3D List Files

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

Source Unit

Specifies the source unit being used for the import. If there are no components related to the Source Unit in the catalog you select, then the CADWorx Components box remains empty.

Usershape Block Unit

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

Catalog List

Specifies the catalog you selected from the Open dialog box.

CADWorx Components

Component Type

Displays a list of the components in the AutoCAD Plant 3D data.

Long Description

Displays a long description associated with the AutoCAD Plant 3D data.

Select / deselect all

Selects and clears all check boxes in the CADWorx Components box.

Folder location box

Specifies the folder location of the AutoCAD Plant 3D catalog.

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

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

Collapse All

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

  1. Right-click the catalog in the Main List View, and then select Import AutoCAD Plant 3D Catalog Data.

    The Import AutoCAD Plant 3D Catalog Data dialog box displays.

  2. Click the Plant 3D List Files ellipsis under AutoCAD Plant 3D Data.

    The Open dialog box displays.

  3. Select the AutoCAD Plant 3D data for import, and then click Open.

  4. Click the plus sign to expand the Component Type, and then click the check box for the component you want to add.

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

  5. Click Import.

  6. Click OK.

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

    CADWorx imports the AutoCAD Plant 3D catalog.