||This task explains how
to add connectors to a component, and how you associate size attributes to
Dynamic connectors are explained in Defining
||With your document open, click
the Build Connector button
Select the component to which you want to add connectors, and the
Build Connector dialog box displays.
||Select from the Connector
||Naming of connectors is essential
when Auto-Routing in schematic driven 3-D design applications such as
Tubing Design. Provided that the connector names are the same in both the
2-D and 3-D applications, the From-To connectors will be apparent and
||Select the position on the
component where you want to add a connector. The connector vector displays,
showing a default name for the connector type you selected.
To add connectors, select other positions on the component where you
want to define a connector.
To reposition the name, click and drag it to the desired position.
||To assign a specific name to the
connector, right-click on the default name or on the connector.
Rename from the pop-up menu, and the Name
Connector dialog box displays.
Select a connector name, for example Inlet1, and click
OK. The connector displays the name you selected.
To delete a connector, right-click the connector and click Delete
from the pop-up menu.
||Select an arrow to define a
directional vector for the connector. One of the arrows is selected by
The directional vector establishes the angle at which another connector
||To establish the flow capability
or flow direction of the
connector, right-click on the connector. The pop-up menu displays.
Point to Flow Capability and
select from the drop-down menu.
||To associate size attributes to a
connector, right-click on the connector to display the pop-up menu.
Pont to Associate Attributes and select a nominal size from
the drop-down menu..
||You can redisplay the connectors
and query connector attributes with the Query Connector Info
command. See Querying Connector Attributes.