|This task shows you how to store objects such as components and on/off sheet connectors in a catalog.|
|Only basic information is supplied in this task. See the Infrastructure documentation (Advanced Tasks - Using Catalogs) for information on creating and working with catalogs.|
|1.||With the component you want to
store in the catalog displayed, click
Infrastructure - Catalog Editor in the
Start menu to create a new
To open an existing catalog, use the File - Open command and navigate to the catalog. The Catalog Editor opens.
Windows - Tile Horizontally so that both the Catalog
Editor and the component display.
|3.||Double-click the family under
which you want to add the component.
If this is a new catalog document, you need to add a family. Click the Add Family button , enter a name in the Name field in the Family Definition dialog box, and click OK.
|4.||Click the Add Component
button . The
Description Definition dialog box displays.
|5.||Enter or change the name for the
component. Add other information as needed.
Click the Select external feature button and select the boundary of the view of the added component.
|6.||Select the Preview tab and select Local preview (stored in catalog). This displays an image of the component in the Catalog Browser.|
|7.||Click (in the specifications tree) on the component you want to add to the catalog. The component is added.|