An action in Centro 7 performs a specific task. Actions are building blocks used to create a pipeline.
Resource to CatalogUpload a resource to a Catalog part.
Use this action after any of the following actions to upload files to the Catalog:
Use this to also upload files found on the server's file system.
CAD to Catalog
Create a Catalog part named from a CAD file name.
CAD File to 3D Search Index
Allow the 3D CAD model to be searchable by 3D geometry using the Centro 3D Search.
Data to Catalog
Add delimited data for populating resources and sunburst charts.
This action extracts the part names and quantities in a csv format. See Extract BOM from CAD Files.
If the native CAD file contains PMI/GD&T information, this action extracts it in a csv format.
Generate Catalog Part
Create an empty Catalog part.
PhysProps to Catalog
Calculate volume, surface area, bounding box, and center of mass data, and upload to the Catalog.
Populate the a Catalog Part's DataDoc.
CADAttributes to DataDoc
Add the CAD attributes to a DataDoc and store it in the Catalog.
PhysProps to DataDoc
Create DataDocs from the CAD Physical Properties.
Convert a supported 3D CAD format to a new 3D format. See CAD2CAD Export Options.
CAD to PNG image
Convert a CAD file to a PNG image file.
CAD to SpinFire
Convert a native CAD file to an .ACT3D file.
CAD to SpinFire Web
Convert a CAD file to a .scs file.
Copy a file in the file system.
Move a file in the file system.
Unzip zip and tar files.
Set up a conditional branch in the pipeline.
Control actions can be nested; however, it is not recommended nesting more than two levels deep.
Run an executable process outside of Centro.
Send an email
Send an e-mail notification to a specific user(s).
Send an Email
Use this action as a filler to test deployment.
Duplicate Pipeline Action
Copy a pipeline action in a pipeline using the Duplicate button.
To duplicate a pipeline action
- Edit a pipeline.
- Find the action to duplicate.
- Click Duplicate.
- Adjust the name of the new action.
- Adjust options of the new action.
- Click Save changes.
- Move the action to the appropriate location in the pipeline sequence if necessary.