Storing Component Groups in a Catalog

This task shows you how to store component groups in a catalog.
Only information specific to component groups is supplied in this task. Refer to Infrastructure documentation (Advanced Tasks - Using Catalogs) for information on creating and working with catalogs.
1. With the component group you want to store in the catalog displayed, open a new catalog document. Right-click on the chapter, select Definition and change the name to Component Groups.  Click OK. The Catalog Editor opens.
2. Click Windows - Tile Horizontally so that both the Catalog Editor and the component group are displayed.
3. Double click Component Groups to add a family under which you want to add your component group and click the Add Family button . The Component Family Definition dialog box opens.  Enter the name for the component group family you want to add; in this case, AC Units. Click OK.


The catalog structure will change to show the added family.

4. In the document, double-click the AC Unit to activate it. 

5. Click the Add Component button . The Description Definition dialog box displays.

5. Click the Select document button.  The File Selection box will open.

6. In the File Selection box, select the component group document you created and click Open.  The Component Group document name is substituted in the Name field.  If you want to use that name, click OK or you can rename it.  Click OK when finished.