Inserting an Existing Component

This task shows you how to insert an existing component into the assembly.
  1. Select Product1 in the specification tree.

  1. Click the Existing Component icon:


The File Selection dialog box appears.

  1. Select Sub_Product1.CATProduct  from the sample directory and click Open.


A new component is added to the specification tree. The assembly now includes four components: three parts and a sub-assembly.


This is the component you have just imported:


To know the different document types you can insert in a CATProduct document, refer to Product Structure documentation. However, to know how to insert .asm documents properly, refer to Opening a .asm Document.