Tour the interface, and learn where to find the different tools and features used in this course.
- [Host] So let's take a closer look at the user interface.…We're going to go ahead and open one of our specs from file.…Open spec, desktop, exercise files, and we're going to…go to our spec sheets, and we'll take a look at the CS150.…So we'll take a look at more of the general headings, tabs,…and areas that we have in this interface.…And in this shaded area we can see items…like the description, we have the file location,…and with specs it's always important to know…the last time this file was saved…because revision control is critical…when you're working with specs.…
You always want to make sure everybody's working…with the same spec and the same revisions…so that all the information's up to date.…So we have our spec browser window here that contains…all our different components.…While this just gives us a rolled up view,…for example, let's take a look at one of our valves here.…So we can see for example, this offset butterfly valve,…the overall heading's telling us…that it contains components three inches to 24 inches.…
- Using part filters
- Modifying parts
- Adding new parts to a catalog
- Using the Spec Editor
- Creating a new spec
- Adding components to a spec
- Editing parts
- Using Part Use Priority
- Editing specs in Excel
- Setting up and modifying a branch table
- Testing components and branch tables
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 11/16/2018. What changed?
A: The following topic was updated: locating the specs and catalogs within the project folders.