Export a Component

This task explains how to create a catalog for circuit board components.
This feature is available for both the board and the manufacturing panel.
aprereq.gif (1223 bytes) Open the Component2.CATProduct document.
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  1. Double-click to activate the component.

  2. Select the Export a Component button I_ExportCatalogP2.gif (974 bytes).

    The Component Storage window pops up:
  3. Click the Browse button to select the catalog:

    The Catalog dialog box opens.
  4. Select a catalog in the list or enter a name for a new catalog.

    • If the catalog does not exist, you are prompted to create it.
    •  Click Yes. A message informs you that the catalog has been created.
    •  Click OK. The Component Storage window is updated.
  5. Select a Chapter if necessary.

  6. Select a Family if necessary.

  7. Click OK to validate.

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  • When you create a new catalog, a Catalog chapter and a Component family under this Chapter are automatically created by default.
  • Note that you can store several components at the same time in the catalog.