Notes: All Legacy Specification needs to upgraded before this stage
Convert Legacy Drawing Settings
Default value: Off
Allowed values: Off, Automatic, Show Options
Enables you to convert legacy drawing components to smart components.
Sets the software to recognize whether the drawing is a legacy drawing and convert it. There are three options:
Indicates the software does not convert the legacy drawing when it is opened.
Specifies that the software automatically converts the drawing to smart components when you open the drawing.
- Show Options
Indicates that the software prompts you to convert the drawing to smart components when you open the drawing.
CADWorx Plant I tab: Setup Size/Spec > Setup > Convert Legacy Drawing and then set Convert Mode to Show Options
Command line: CONVERTCADWORXLEGACYDWGS
Converts the components of a legacy drawing to smart CADWorx components.
1. Available specifications in project
Specifies if there are any available specifications in the selected project for conversion.
2. Legacy specification used in model
Specifies the specifications that the software uses in the legacy model.
Matches the selected specification in Available specifications in project to the specification listed in Legacy specification used in model.
4. Auto Match
Automatically matches the specification used in the legacy model without selecting a specification from the Available specifications in project box.
5. Backup current drawing
Creates a backup of the legacy drawing in the folder where the legacy drawing resides.
6. Use new spec data
Specifies whether CADWorx data is pulled from the project file or the legacy components when a conversion is completed. When Use new spec data is selected, data is pulled from the selected specification in Current Project.
7. Current Project
Specifies the current project from which the software converts the legacy drawings.
Enables you to select a current project.
Accepts the settings and converts the model.
CADWorx Plant I tab: Setup Size/Spec > Setup > Convert Legacy Drawing and then set Convert Mode to Automatic
Convert Legacy using Automatic option
Set Convert Mode to Automatic.
The software converts the drawing into smart components when a legacy drawing is opened.
Use new spec data
CADWorx Plant I tab: Setup Size/Spec > Setup > Convert Legacy Drawing and then set Use new spec data to Yes/No
Specifies whether CADWorx data is pulled from the project file or the legacy components when a conversion is completed.
Indicates the software pulls data from the project file during the conversion.
Indicates the software pulls data from the legacy component during conversion.
Refresh all open palettes to update contents after running the CONVERTCADWORXLEGACYDWGS command.