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CADWorx Spec Editor

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20.1 (2020 R1)

Specifies the topworks properties. To view the properties:

  1. Click the plus (+) sign next to Topworks to expand the category.

  2. Click a plus (+) sign next to a topworks component.

  3. Click the actual data table.

    Some of the components do not have all properties. If a property is not listed for a component, then that component does not use the property.

Sub Folder

Specifies a sub folder for the added topworks. You can select a topworks type from the list, or type a name in the Sub Folder box. You can also click the Sub Folder ellipsis , and then add sub folders to the Topwork Sub Folder Manager. For more information, see Add Sub Folder and Topwork Sub Folder Manager.

Required

MAINSIZE - Main Size

Specifies the main sizes for the component.

OPOR - Operator Outside Radius

Specifies the radius from the center to the outside of the actuator wheel.

OPTHK - Operator Thickness

Specifies the thickness of the operator wheel.

OPLENGTH - Operator Length

Specifies the length of the operator stem.

HANDLEOR - Handle Bar Outside Radius

Specifies the outside radius of the handle.

HANDLELENGTH - Handle Length

Specifies the length of the handle to operate the valve.

SUBDIRECTORY - Sub Directory

Specifies the location of the custom topwork folder. Sub Directory is only available in the Custom category. The subdirectory automatically defaults to the Spec folder located in [Product Folder]\Plant. You can use folders that you create in the C:\[Product Folder]\Plant\Spec folder in the SUBDIRECTORY value.

If you need to use a folder location outside of the default Spec folder, then you must type the entire path of the local or network folder location in the SUBDIRECTORY value. For example, type Z:\[Name of custom drawing folder\[Name of custom topwork folder] in the SUBDIRECTORY value for the local location or \\[Network Name]\[Name of custom drawing folder]\[Name of custom topwork folder] for a network location.

DWGNAME - Drawing Name

Specifies the drawing name of the topwork.

ROTATION - Rotation

Specifies the direction of the topwork.

LEFTOR - Left Outside Radius

Specifies the left outside radius.

LEFTLENGTH - Left Side Length

Specifies the left side length of the topwork. This property is only on a topwork that has sides.

RIGHTOR - Right Outside Radius

Specifies the right outside radius of the topwork

RIGHTLENGTH - Right Side Length

Specifies the right length side of the topwork. This property is only on a topwork that has sides.

NODERADIUS - Node Radius

Specifies the radius of the node. This property is only on a topwork that contains a node.

GEARBT - Gear Bottom to Stem Bottom

Specifies the distance from the top of the stem to the bottom of the stem.

WHEELBT - Gear Top to Gear Bottom

Specifies the distance from the top of the gear box to the top of the stem.

WHEELFT - Stem to Wheel Distance

Specifies the distance of the wheel to the stem.

WHEELOR - Wheel Outside Radius

Specifies the outside radius of the wheel.

WHEELLENGTH - Wheel Length

Specifies the length of the wheel.

SPOKENUMBER - Number of Spokes

Specifies the number of spokes on the wheel.

WEIGHT - Weight

Specifies the weight for the component.

Custom Data

Enables you to input fields using the New Field Dialog Box. You can access the custom data fields in CADWorx Plant through the Component Edit dialog box. For more information, see Component Custom Data Dialog Box and Local Edit in the CADWorx Plant Users Guide.

Picture Description

Displays an image of the component.

Listed below are the types of components available for selection in the table. Images are provided when available.

For custom pipe supports, user shapes, and custom topworks, the Picture Description displays Image Path. The software allows you to browse for a .png or .gif drawing, and then displays the drawing below the Image Path under Picture Description.

Actuator

Gear1

1. OPOR

2. OPOR/2

3. MAINSIZE

4. OPLENGTH

1. WHEELFT

2. 2*OPTHK

3. OPTHK

4. WHEELOR

5. GEARBT

6. WHEELBT

7. OPLENGTH

Gear2

GearActuator

1. 2*NODERADIUS

2. RIGHTLENGTH

3. OPTHK

4. OPLENGTH

5. 2*OPOR

6. LEFTLENGTH

1. 2*OPOR

2. OPLENGTH

3. GEARBT

4. WHEELLENGTH

Lever1

Lever2

1. HANDLENGHT

2. OPLENGTH

3. 2*OPOR

4. 2*HANDOR

1. HANDLENGHT

2. 2*HANDOR

3. 2*OPOR

4. OPLENGTH

5. OPTHK

Wheel

Custom

1. OPOR/5

2. 2*OPTHK

3. OPLENGTH

4. MAINSIZE

5. OPOR

Image Path - Allows you to select a .png or .gif image that you created of your pipe support, topworks, or user shape. The image then displays below Image Path.