• Creating a Page Number File for Use with Cross Reference, Scout and xDX PDF using the @PRINTORDER Property

    This document explains how to create a page order file with the help of a script, and then how to use this file in conjunction with cross referencing and with PDF output.  It also identifies the limitations of th...
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  • Where can I find information about live online and classroom training classes for PADS?

    Where can I find information about live online and classroom training classes for PADS?: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG590853&prod=C115-S153-G192-P10548&lang=en&snw_source=p...
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  • How to assign the same rule values across multiple objects for a layer (Integrated Flow)

    If you ever wanted to know how to assign the same rule values across multiple objects for a layer (Integrated Flow) than this TechNote is for you: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG586290&a...
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  • Borders Quick Start for DxDesigner (iCDB)

    Borders Quick Start for DxDesigner (iCDB: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG529885&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_source=pro&referringNode=portal
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  • What files control colors for all preview windows?

    If you wanted to know about colors on preview windows in PADS than take a look at this TechNote: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG590242&prod=C115-S153-G192-P10548&lang=en&snw_s...
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  • Converting a Non Common Property to a Common Property

    Converting a Non Common Property to a Common Property in xDx Designer. This TechNote might help: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG511904&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_...
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  • Plus and Dash characters in Symbol name is interpreted as underscore in xDM Library Tools (Integrated Projects)

    Plus and Dash characters in Symbol name is interpreted as underscore in xDM Library Tools (Integrated Projects): http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG590303&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&...
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  • Using the Pin Marker feature in Constraint Editor

    If you ever wanted to know how to use pin markers in the Constraint Editor than this short video is for you: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG590046&prod=C107-S123-G145-P10168&lang...
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  • Adding a Corporate Directory to the WDIR Path

    Take a look at adding a Corporate Directory to the WDIR Path for xDx Designer: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG590075&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_source=pro&ref...
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  • PADS: How to assign the same clearance rule to multiple items within the Class to Class Clearance dialog (Integrated Projects)

    If you want to learn how to assign the same clearance rule to multiple items within the Class to Class Clearance dialog in the Constraint Manager take a look at this TechNote: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=referen...
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  • Archiving Projects in xDx Designer

    If you want to learn more about archiving in xDx Designer than take a look at this TechNote: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG583230&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_sour...
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  • Using Geometry.Height Property xDX Designer and PADS Layout (Integrated Projects)

    How to use Geometry .height property in xDX Designer and Pads Layout. It explains it in this TechNote: http://supportnet.mentor.com/portal?do=reference.technote&id=MG588814&lang=en&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233
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  • Checking Communication Between DxDataBook and the ODBC Data Source

    You can use Excel to check if the DSN is correctly setup for any source database (Access, SQL, text, Excel). This is a great trouble shooting method if you are having issues in your DxDataBook. Take a look at this Tec...
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  • Edit of property values that contain question mark character?

    Here is a great TechNote on symbols and characters and Reference Designator Property Value being used in properties of DxDeseigner: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG589811&prod=C119-S1...
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  • How to short two or more buses together?

    If you were wondering how to short two nets in xDx Designer together, take a look at this TechNote: http://supportnet.mentor.com/portal?do=reference.technote&id=MG586307&lang=en&prod=C107-S114-G192-P10287
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  • Understanding FlatNet (flat net) structure

    This document explains the nomenclature and structure of nets as used by the PCB Layout side, as compared to the net names assigned in the schematic at face value.  The 'resultant' net names as passed to the PCB ...
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  • Using Geometry.Height Property xDX Designer and PADS Layout

    If you want to understand how to use the .Height Property in xDX Designer in PADS schematic capture look at this TechNote: https://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG588814&prod=C119-S123-G145-...
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  • VX.0/VX.1 New Features Summary for xDX Designer

    Take a look at these new features in xDX Designer inside this TechNote: https://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG586808&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_source=pro&referring...
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  • Getting Custom Export PDF Settings Automatically in New Projects

    This document and accompanying video explains how to reuse custom PDF Export settings automatically in new projects in order to eliminate configuration time in future projects.   https://supportnet.mentor.com/po...
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  • Using DxPDF From the Command Line

    This document explains how to output PDF from xDX Designer using the command line, and details the available arguments / options along with examples.   https://supportnet.mentor.com/portal?do=reference.technote&...
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