• 2014-05-12_145251.jpg

    When I opened the dxdesigner for expedition flow,It said that
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  • Valor MSS fails to invoke with error 'The type initializer for 'Mentor.MGLS.LicMan' threw an exception'

    Symptoms  Error message when applicaiton is launched.   Valor MSS fails to launch with a 'Mentor.MGLS.LicMan' error   vPlan fails to launch with a 'Mentor.MGLS.LicMan' error The type initializer for...
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  • Updating Your Licensing Manager (Server) on Windows (Video)

    Updating your license manager is a fairly simple task if you follow the steps in order. Download the latest Mentor Standard Licensing (MSL)/PCLS software from SupportNet before you begin. Please Note: Some hardwar...
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  • Glossary of Licensing Terminology

    atomic license: An atomic license authorizes the use of a single application or option to an application. Client: The host requesting a license from a server.   composite license: A composite license ...
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  • PADS Install and Licensing

    The following documents contain information, including videos, for installing and configuring licensing for PADS: PADS Installation:  Learn more about important licensing changes in the PADS9.5 release: Import...
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  • History of key licensing and installation changes/transitions in PADS

    Note: With every major release of PADS the exact access version requirement changes. These changes are not reflected in the information below. For a mapping of PADS release to version date, refer to Which PADS Flow re...
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  • Important licensing changes in PADS9.5

    The PADS9.5 release delivers and is built with newer licensing, based on FlexNet 11.10. Please read the important details below to determine if any action is required of you before installing PADS9.5.     D...
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  • How to verify and install/fix hardware key drivers in PADS

    What type of hardware key (aka dongle) do I have?  NOTE: Starting with PADS9.5 the CPLUS and SSI/Pink parallel port hardware keys have been discontinued, and in some cases the Sentinel key also (depends on the o...
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  • A Field Guide to Mentor Graphics Hardware Keys

    Mentor Graphics Corporation provides hardware Keys, also known as  "dongles." The dongle provides a unique identifier used by FLEXlm for  licensing purposes. Over time, Mentor Graphics has provided different...
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  • Licensing Help for Software Evaluations

    Most Mentor Graphics software evaluations on Windows use a 30-day "Mobile Compute" license locked to your physical Ethernet address. Products that use this type of license configuration include PADS ES Suite and LP Wi...
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  • How to generate Dependency Walker log files for Customer Support

    Dependency Walker is a 3rd party freeware utility which identifies the DLLs that are used by an application (executable), and can be very useful in troubleshooting problems where an application behaves unpredictably a...
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  • Do I need to remove PADS 9.4 before installing PADS 9.4.1?

    While PADS 9.4.1 is a full release (not an update/patch), it can still be installed to the same location where you already have PADS 9.4 installed*, and it will update the necessary files/executables to be version PAD...
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  • How to switch between SDD Flow releases when they are installed to different target locations

    The recommended approach is to always install System Design Division (SDD) Flow releases* into the same target location (by default C:\MentorGraphics). By doing so the only step to switch releases is to run the "MGC S...
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  • manage_sw_pads.pdf

    Managing Mentor Graphics Software manual for the PADS Flow.
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  • Unexpected demo mode or MGLS EXCLUDE errors in the Installed Options and Suite Configuration dialogs

    (See attached files for sample error messages) The first step is to make sure you do NOT have the MGLS_INCLUDE_LICENSES or MGLS_EXCLUDE_LICENSES environment variables set. If so, unset them. How to set or edit an envi...
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  • PADS9.4 introduces functionality to control PADS Suite license consumption

    PADS 9.4 Layout, Logic, and Router, delivers new functionality which enables a user to pick a specific PADS Suite (composite) license to checkout. See further below for a demonstration and instructions.   Does th...
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  • How to set or edit an environment variable on Windows

    Windows 7/Vista: Right-mouse-click on Computer and select Properties Down the left margin (under Control Panel Home) click the Advanced system Settings option/link Click the Advanced tab Click Environment Variable...
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  • PADS Suite Configuration functionality - known issues

    Following is a list of known issues relating to the PADS Suite Configuration functionality (PADS9.4 introduces functionality to control PADS Suite license consumption)     Issue: DR 854844 - Unbundled (atomi...
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  • Controlling license consumption in the PADS Flow using the FlexNet Options file

    PADS 9.4 (or newer) - PADS Layout, Logic, Router products ONLY Starting with PADS 9.4, there is a fully integrated solution for this problem available in the PADS Layout, Logic, and Router applications. For more detai...
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  • Script error and incorrect WDIR after installing a new release or switching releases with the Configurator

    IF you are running different Configurator programs to switch versions, as a result of:   Multiple EE/XE/PADS/IND Flow releases installed to different target locations       ...
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