Open the documents to be reconciled.
Click the Launch Reconciliation icon
in the current
in the menu bar, select
File->Desk->Launch Document Reconciliation.
Set the VPDM destination (ENOVIAVPM or ENOVIA V5 VPM)
both for documents and parts.
Perform queries to see if the object already exists in
the VPDM. To do so, select a criterion in the Query tab by selecting a
criterion for searching documents/parts inside the VPDM repository among
the criteria available in the Query Criteria list. Queries list will be
VPDM and object type dependant.
For each object to be reconciled, select the storage mode
(Publications Exposed or Structure Exposed) and one of the following
- Overwrite in VPDM
- Reload from VPDM
- New Object in VPDM
- Keep As External
The user displays the search results and selects the VPDM
candidate for document/Part reconciliation.
Note that the characteristics display can be
The status OK/KO of the characteristic is the result of the
publications comparison between the document to reconcile in the CATIA
session and the selected document stored in database. Depending on the
result, the user decides if he wants the reconciliation to occur or not.
See Checking Object Characteristics.
The user selects the reconciliation options among the
ones available for each Document/Part in the list. Note that:
- the New object in VPDM option can be selected
without performing a query. This is also true for the Keep as
external option on broken links.
- the 3D Viewer is available for CATIA CATParts\CATProducts and
models. It is available for the VPDM with the cache only for
CATParts and models after having defined a mapping onto a VPDM
When you have defined a reconciliation choice for all
documents/parts to be reconciled, press the Apply button. Note
that nothing will be saved in ENOVIA before you use the File->Save