Compartment and Access


Using This Guide

What's New?

Getting Started

Entering the Workbench

Set Correct Working Units and Grid

Saving Documents

User Tasks

Creating and Modifying Compartments and Boundaries

Creating Compartments

Modifying Compartments

Splitting Compartments

Creating Complex Compartments

Creating Boundaries

Creating/Modifying Wall Systems

Building a Wall System Part

Intersecting a Wall System with a Surface

Generating the Walls of a Wall System

Updating a Wall System

Compartments and Boundaries

Selecting Compartments to Generate

Generating Compartments from a Wall System

Modifying a Compartment User Type

Updating Compartments

Managing Compartment Membership

Updating Compartment Membership

Resolving Membership Conflicts

Querying Compartment Membership

Locking Compartment Membership

Placing Access Objects

Placing a Door or Hatch on a Compartment

Placing a Ladder on a Compartment

Placing an Access Part Using the Compass

Moving an Access Object

Creating an Opening

Managing and Updating Openings

Connect/Disconnect Objects

Adding and Managing Loose Parts

Building Parts

Creating a Part with a Specified Type

Defining Graphic Representations for a Part

Creating an Opening for an Access Part

Defining Properties for a Part

Change the Parameters of a Part

Defining the Part Type

Building a New Unique Reference

Generating Resolved Parts from Parametric Parts


Creating a Product

Importing a Product

Using Work Packages

Saving a Work Package

Organizing Work Packages


Create Connectors

Associate Attributes to a Connector

Use the Compass to Manipulate Connectors

Modifying or Deleting Connectors

Creating Duplicate Connectors

Using the Plane Manipulator

Query/Modify Object Properties

Edit or Display Properties of an Object

Changing the Display Order of Properties

Filter Shown Properties of an Object

Rename an Object

Drawing Production

Drawing Production Settings

Generating a Drawing

Attribute Driven Graphic Replacement

Transferring a Document to Another Site

Generate a Report

Defining the Report Format

Generating a Report

Search for Objects in a Document

Computed Attributes

Plant Ship

Compartment Access


Customizing Settings



Design Criteria

Compartment and Access

(3-D) Setting Up the Application

Project Resource Management

Using the PRM Command

Understanding Project Resource Management

Checking a PRM File for Errors

Organizing Resources in PRM File

List of PRM Resources and Flags

Finding Sample Data on Various Platforms

Feature Dictionary: Creating Classes and Attributes

Mapping the Functional Physical Classes

Defining User Names for Classes and Attributes

Comparing Feature Dictionaries

Opening a Document Without CATfct File

Cache Mode

Working in Cache Mode

Customizing Dialog

Defining Dialog for Parts Placement


Creating a Catalog

Modifying a Catalog

Creating Sub-Catalogs

Generating a Part Catalog Report

Design Rules

Modifying Design Rules

Modifying the Object Naming Rules

Add Computed Attribute to Object Name

Working With ENOVIA

Setup for Enovia

Using Catalogs

Resources That Must be Placed in ENOVIA

Workbench Description

Wall System Toolbar

General Environment Toolbar

Design Modify Toolbar

Part Creation Toolbar

Part Placement Toolbar

Update Toolbar

Opening Management Toolbar