explains how it is possible to map a CATProduct to PRC (Product Root
Class) in ENOVIA V5 VPM. When creating a CATIA Product, the user should
be able to specify if it is going to be a PRC in ENOVIA. This functionality
provides a mechanism to associate this PRC, coming from CATIA, to a Product
Class in ENOVIA.
In CATIA V5, open your CATProduct:
In the ENOVIA V5 VPM toolbar, click the Set PDM
Properties icon (second icon):
The Set PDM Properties dialog box appears:
You can choose between two storage modes:
- Document kept in vault:
- Publications Exposed: if you select this option,
you do not need to create a PC because the Product is stored as a
Document in ENOVIA V5 VPM (in Doc/Doc Revision).
- Document not kept:
- Structure Exposed: this option will be developed
in the step 3.
||You can type a name in the Document Name field to change
the name of the new PRC in ENOVIA V5 VPM. Because the PRC is not
associated to a document, this name will not be used as a
Select the Product in the list and check the
Structure Exposed option. Therefore, you will build a PRC in ENOVIA
V5 VPM before saving the CATProduct. There is a prerequisite: the user must
have created his PC (Product Class) and these PC will receive the
Click OK and the List of Product Class
Select Product Class 1 and click OK in order to Save the
new CATProduct in Product Class 1.
In ENOVIA V5 VPM, in Product Class 1, select the Product
Class Editor level:
Right-click the New CATProduct and select the Send
to -> Product Editor contextual commands.
And a new window is displayed in ENOVIA V5 VPM and you
can see the new CATProduct's tree, you can visualize what the PRC