Creating Wire References

This task explains how to create a wire reference, which can then be stored in a catalog.
aprereq.gif (1223 bytes) Open a new product document.
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  1. Click Define Wire .
    You are prompted to select the root product

  2. Select Product1.

    The Wire Definition dialog box opens:
  3. Specify the wire parameters of interest:

    1. Enter a value in the Part Number field

    2. Enter a value in the Section field or

    3. Enter a value in the Diameter field

    4. Enter a value in the Bend Radius field

    5. Enter a string in the Color field.

    • If you enter a value in Section, the Diameter is computed and vice-versa.
    • According to the last parameter entered, the other one is computed using knowledgeware.
  4. Click OK to validate.

  • A wire reference is defined in a CATProduct document and there is only one wire per document
  • The selected product must be the root product
  • It must have no children.