Creating a Component

This task explains how to create and manage components.
This feature is available for both the board and the manufacturing panel.
aprereq.gif (1223 bytes) Open the Component.CATProduct document.
The window looks like this:
ComponentNLS.gif (4214 bytes)
ascenari.gif (1364 bytes)
  1. Select Create a Component .

    The New Component dialog box opens.
    db_newcompNLS.gif (8431 bytes)
  2. Enter comp1 in the Package number field.

  3. Optionally, select a type for the component: electrical or mechanical.

  4. Select Pad.1 in the specification tree. 
    It is the geometrical representation of the new component.

  5. Click OK to validate.

The component is created.