Click the Save in Catalog icon ()
from the standard menu bar in the PKT workbench. The 'Catalog save'
dialog box is displayed.
||Note that the Save in Catalog command
can not be used to either save, create or modify a Power Copy
using ENOVIA V5 VPM.
Click the Create a new catalog option and
click the button located on the right-hand side of the Catalog name
field. The dialog box which is displayed allows you to specify a .catalog
file where to store the created Power Copies. Enter a file name and click
Click OK in the Catalog save dialog
||Note that this command is also
available from the Part Design and the GSD workbenches.
Open the catalog you have created (File > Open
from the standard menu bar). The catalog which is displayed looks like
the one below (depending on the name assigned to the catalog):
The left pane displays the Power Copy created within a tree
structure. Selecting 3 inputs displays in the right pane the
characteristics of the Power Copy.
About the Reference tab
The Power Copy name as well as the document it originates from is
About the Keywords tab
The Power Copy name as well as its inputs are displayed.
About the Preview tab
The icon you have associated to the Power Copy (if any) is displayed.
About the Generative Data tab
The resolved queries: A resolved query is relevant for
parts with design tables only because it aims at storing a filtered view of
the design table data.
Using the Catalog Editor
From the Start > Infrastructure menu, access
the Catalog Editor.
Double-click Chapter.1 (default chapter) and click the
Add Family icon. The Component Definition Family is displayed.
Change the name of the family: Drivers and click OK.
Double-click the Drivers family and click the Add
In the Description Definition dialog box, click
, go back to
the PktCreatePowerCopy.CATPart file and select the Driver Power Copy in
the specification tree and click OK.
Save your catalog and proceed to the next task:
Instantiating a Power Copy.
||For more information about
catalogs, see CATIA Infrastructure User's Guide.