How can I create equipment and assign product codes (PCODEs)? How can I choose equipment to insert by PCODE?
Product codes for equipment are stored in the CAT_EQP_PCode_EN.xml file. A placed piece of equipment will get a product code assigned if it matches properties such as the manufacturer and dimensions associated with the product code in the CAT_EQP_PCode_EN.xml file.
The process for adding equipment product codes in BRCM can be summarized as follows:
This article uses the addition of a PCODE for a junction box in an imperial dataset as an example.
This step is only required if the desired manufacturer is not available in Equipment Manager for the type of equipment for which the PCODE is to be added.
<Properties Tag="ACME Junction Box 6x4x6" />
<Properties Manufacturer="ACME" Description="Junction Box 6x6x4" ExtDescription="Junction Box 6x6x4" Unit="pcs" Quantity="1" QuantMode="0" PCode="JB664" />
Keywords: part number, bill of quantity, BOQ, BOM