Using This Guide

What's New?

Getting Started

Entering the Workbench

Placing a Hanger

Set Correct Working Units and Grid

Changing the Current Axis

Saving Documents

Updating Documents

Using the Step Input Box and Construction Elements

User Tasks

Placing Hangers

Placing a Hanger in Free Space

Placing a Hanger Parallel to Another

Placing a Hanger at an Angle to Another

Placing a Hanger on a Run

Placing a Hanger on a Loft

Placing a Hanger on a Connector

Orienting a Hanger

Switching Graphic Representations

Flipping a Part

Detecting Clash in Parts Placement

Display Connector Flow Direction

Adding and Managing Loose Parts

Managing Compartment Membership

Updating Compartment Membership

Resolving Membership Conflicts

Querying Compartment Membership

Locking Compartment Membership

Connecting Elements

Attaching/Detaching Hangers

Analyzing Hanger Connections

Connections Between Work Packages

Managing Logical Publications and Connections

Managing Document Links

Cable Layout

Viewing Cable Layout

Resize a Hanger

Analyzing the Cable Layout

Manipulating Objects

Search for Objects in a Document

Aligning Elements

Distributing Elements

Rotate Resource Using the Definition Dialog Box

Snap Resources Together

Quick Snap Resources

Snap and Rotate a Resource

Using Offset Planes and Advanced Offset Planes

Using Quick Translate to Move Objects

Activating the Product or Parent

Moving In-Line Parts

Rotating In-Line Parts

Snapping Parts to a Run

Defining the Rotation Axis in Free Space

Activating the Plane System Grid

Query/Modify Properties of an Object

Edit or Display Properties of an Object

Changing the Display Order of Properties

Filter Shown Properties of an Object

Rename an Object

Viewing Related Objects

How Values are Assigned to Parts

Copying Attributes

Building Hangers and Cable Penetration Parts

Create a Hanger

Create Graphic Representations for a Part

Requirements for Building Hangers and Cable Penetration Parts

Define Properties for a Part

Associate Attributes to a Connector

Change the Parameters of a Part

Defining the Part Type

Building a New Unique Reference

Definition of Hanger Attributes

Generating a Part Catalog Report

Measuring Distance

Measuring Distance Between Elements

Design Validation

Using the Design Validation Tool

Design Validation Tool - Enovia Requirements

Validation Checks Explained

Impacted Documents Explained


Creating a Product

Importing a Product

Using Work Packages

Saving a Work Package

Organizing Work Packages

Transferring a Document to Another Site

Creating and Modifying Connectors

Creating Connectors

Use the Compass to Manipulate Connectors

Modifying or Deleting Connectors

Creating Duplicate Connectors

Using the Plane Manipulator

Hide/Show Connectors

Using Knowledgeware Checks

Using Knowledgeware Packages

Importing Checks from Knowledgeware

(3D) Opening a Sample Document

Checking a Document for Design Errors

Penetration Management Usage

Computed Attributes

Plant Ship



Customizing Settings

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

Feature Dictionary: Creating Classes and Attributes

Adding Instantiating Attributes

Defining User Names for Classes and Attributes

Comparing Feature Dictionaries

Opening a Document Without CATfct File

Mapping the Functional Physical Classes

Cache Mode

Working in Cache Mode

Creating Custom Reports

Defining the Report Format

Generating a Report

Generating a Report from a Macro

Creating a Toolbar Shortcut for a Macro


Creating a Catalog

Modifying a Catalog

Creating Sub-Catalogs

Creating a Specifications Catalog (Parametric)

Object Naming Rules

Modifying the Object Naming Rules

Add Computed Attribute to Object Name

Defining Options

Finding Sample Data on Various Platforms

Specifications Tree

Working with ENOVIA

Setup for Enovia

Using Catalogs

Resources That Must be Placed in ENOVIA

Workbench Description

Build Create Toolbar

Connections Toolbar

General Environment Toolbar

Design Modify Toolbar

General Design Toolbar