• How to Convert DxDesigner schematics from PADS 2007 to PADS vx1.2?

    I have old schematics designed using DxDesigner PADS v2007. I am trying to open them in DxDesigner PADS vx1.2 however when I try to open them, it opens up as a notepad file rather than a schematic file. Does anybody k...
    last modified by p_n
  • Exporting Attributes to Pads Layout

    I'm using DxDesigner 2007 and PADs Layout 2007 to maintain an older design.   My goal is to get the height attributes from my schematic components (DxDesigner) -> PADs Layout (pcb file) -> export them in a...
    last modified by michael.staley
  • Migration stopped because of problems with WIR files generation

    hello everyone, i'v download a schematic project from xilinx. they provide this schematic project in dxdesigner format. i installed pads9.3 and use it to open the project. the new dxdesigner tells me to upgrade the ...
    last modified by guangxing.li
  • Schematic readonly mode

    When I try to assign ref des in VX1, "schematic is in read only mode" dialog comes up. How do I get out of this mode?
    last modified by jfelton
  • 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...
    last modified by keith_christensen
  • Magic script button to create an .ASC, Partlister and PDF at the same time

    Hi All,   I was asked an interesting question that sounds plausable but would like to verify it and if it is possible how would I set it up? Is it possible to use the "customize Tools Menu" to create a button t...
    last modified by kirbstone
  • How do I copy and rename a PADS VX Integrated Project

    How do I copy and rename a PADS VX Integrated Project?
    created by charl.peters
  • Sending BOM directly from PADS Logic/DxDesigner to SAP?

    Hi   Is anoyne sending BOMs directly from PADS Logic/DxDesigner to an ERP system - such as SAP? If yes - how do you do it? What interface program are you using?   Currently we are looking at a program ca...
    last modified by kbak
  • xDM Library is not assigning symbols

    Hi,   I've been trying out the PADSVX.1.1 standard plus for a couple of days, trying to create a new part in the xDM library, everything seems find except the symbol I created is not assigned to the part:  ...
    last modified by nxxsr
  • Migration from Netlist based design to Central library based

    Migration from Netlist based design to Central library based is proving to be impossible , mostly because of the packager related errors.   Starting from square one, dancing around the issues would be easy BUT!!...
    last modified by george.jaray
  • Library management in Xdx Designer.

    Hi Team , I am new to this tool . facing some issues with library management xdx Databook. want to edit with partition , parts,symbols, with some new attributes . how i have to edit ?   Please check the attach...
    last modified by chinmayeesadangi
  • Anyone else migrating from Logic to xDxDesigner?

    I have resisted for years making the switch, there was just too much Logic legacy here.  I didn't want to maintain 2 libraries and design flows.  The VX release changed the xDx library structure, we purchase...
    last modified by Pete
  • I want to modify the Part List Exclude in the Property Definition Editor in PADS 9.5

    In the Property Definition Editor there is a property called " Part List Exclude". When I add this as an attribute to a symbol on the schematic, the symbol is excluded from the Part Lister. This feature works great bu...
    last modified by kirbstone
  • netlister updating PKG_TYPE

    It appears that with the 7.9.x releases, netlister is now attempting to update the PKG_TYPE property.  Our config file has setups to replace pin name specific decals (ex:SOT-23_EBC) with generic decals (ex: SOT-2...
    last modified by gedeakins
  • Partlister case sensitive?

    Is there a way to get partlister to NOT be case sensetive? It's seems real absurd that Verification is case insensetive, while partlister is case sensitive! We turned on lower case for ITAR & EAR classifications (...
    last modified by gedeakins
  • revision (or version) control

    Hello everyone,   has anyone experience regarding revision control systems like TFS (Team Foundation Server), GIT or similar tools in combination with DxDesigner and PADS?   Thank you in advance for any a...
    last modified by gw@byk
  • How to add new item ( component attributes) from EXCEL import

    Posted on behalf of hou william     PADS LOGIC ,,,how to add new item ( component attributes ) from EXCEL import   how can i do ... ? 1.  a new schematic ( BOM)  export to TXT or EXCEL , t...
    last modified by robert_davies
  • PADS logic BOM Display issue

    Posted on behalf of hou william     I  create a new BOM , but component of reference is C1-C10  . how can set , C1,C2,C3,C4,C5,C6,C7,C8,C9,C10   Thanks'   Message was edited by: Rober...
    last modified by robert_davies
  • Pads - can't change the ground symbol - even though library is included.

    I have a design that used triangle symbol for ground. I want to change this to the conventional 3-line version of ground (I am going to copy this schematic into another schematic). However, using CTRL-SPACE to add a ...
    last modified by dmeeks
  • Pin swapping on different gates

    I have a 300 pin connector that I have created as 30 10-pin gates. Below is a portion of the .p file GATE 1 10 1 CON_ETB 1 0 U GND 2 1 U N4_C0 3 1 U N0_C0 4 1 U N0_C1 5 1 U N4_C1 6 1 U N5_C0 7 1 U N1_C0 8 1 ...
    last modified by tonyvalente