• xpedition designer sch connect

    Why does it always show when using the XEDITION Designer connect wire
    last modified by b_hao_htuva
  • Pin Sequence Numbers in PADS DX Designer VX.2 Integrated Library

    I have been trying to wrap my head around the concept of "Pin Sequence Numbers" in PADS DX Designer VX.2 Integrated Library and it doesn't make any sense.  I put my thoughts and findings in attached PDF document....
    created by sijjow
  • Rookie User - Library question

    I am making minor modifications to an existing design.  Our work environment uses PADS VX.0 with netlist flow.  I have copied the schematic and layout files but when doing an ECO compare to implement my mi...
    created by rocky&bulwinkle
  • start PADS layout from DxDesigner, using PADS9.5

    I'm using PADS 9.5 and was wondering if It is possible to start PADS Layout from DxDesigner? Could I edit the PCB interface file to automatically start the layout tool once I run the Assign Reference Designators or Cr...
    last modified by kirbstone
  • Linking Different Standard Reference Schematic to Single Schematic

    Hello All ,   We are using PADS 9.2 and we want to link different schematic to single schematic . Is it possible ?   Suppose we have a standard reference schematic for every circuit diagram with the standa...
    last modified by parth.sutariya
  • Dx Designer PADS VX2.1, I can't get Partquest in this version, there is not xdx databook

    I been trying to use one part downloaded in partquest.com following all the steps in this video: Did you know PADS has the largest number of parts, symbols, and footprints available, all for free on the web? Learn mor...
    last modified by jorge.rodriguez
  • Save Symbol Editor Preferences for DxD

    Is there a way to save Symbol Editor Preferences?   Specifically I would like the symbol editor to come up with a white Page Color instead of black.  
    last modified by bgreen
  • Can you load older Pads-Layout & Pads-Logic designs into DX Designer?

    I've haven't used Dx Designer before. Can you link/load older V9.5 files from Pads-Logic and Pads-Layout into Dx Designer to make changes?   Fred
  • Importing Schematic and BOM Info Problem

    Has anyone imported a schematic and tried creating a BOM from the imported schematic?   I have imported a schematic into Mentor Graphics Designer (which is similar to PADS). When I generate a BOM from Designer, ...
    last modified by rodney_wong
  • Hyperlinks from "view pcb" not working

    Hi,   I am trying to get the referance numbers in my schematic design. I have some pages of imported from orcad. So I am getting errors but, when I click the errors, it is not taking me to that component. Find t...
    last modified by kooniran
  • *Bad *CONNECTION* ascii data format, nets must contain more than one pin.

    Hi,   I am using a preliminary license of pads with xdx desiagner. I was not naming the nets initially and the dx designer created netlist properly. But, when I cleaned up the design with proper namings on net I...
    last modified by kooniran
  • Schematic net missing from pin in layout

    Using PADS VX.0 Flow Schematic: xDxDesigner Layout: PADS VX.0 (July 8 2014 23:35:32)   I am using a heirarchical schematic.   I have a fuse holder that uses four through hole pins - two per side of the fu...
    last modified by john15
  • Variant manager for multiple PCB in one project

    Hello, I'm currently using xDX designer VX1.2 and trying to use the variant manager.   First of all, I have 5 boards in one project and the variant seems to not allows that. Indeed, when I open the variant man...
    last modified by julienb
  • Problem with importing pins from CSV file.

    Hi there,   I am having trouble getting the "File -> Import Pins" operation to work in the DxDesigner 9.3.1 Symbol Editor.   I have created a CSV file, attached, but when I do the  "File -> Impo...
    last modified by myuksel1
  • xDX Databook - disabled features : Live and Hierarchical verifications

    Hello, I'm using xDX Designer with xDX Databook and I would like to start a live verification but the button is grey and it is impossible to click on it. How can I enable this feature ? Same thing for the Hierarchic...
    last modified by julien.catogni
  • map.cfg question

    In the supplied map.cfg file from Mentor, there are 6 lines that I'm wondering what they are there for. They are:   "" \= "Block Name" "" \= "Instance Name "" \= "Internal Name" "" \= "PARAMETRIC" "" \= "Pin...
    last modified by gedeakins
  • ECO file input location.

    I am using DXDesigner with Pads netlist flow. I made a simple eco ascii file to rename several nets in pads, no issues. I imported and got the results I expected. Now I am trying to use this same eco in DXDesigner. I...
    last modified by victor.tejeda1
  • Delete Non-Commmon property tool question

    Wondering if anyone has setup the Delete Non-Common property tool to run a series of updates (ex: a script that promotes symbol properties, then deletes and renames of list of properties, then deletes a different list...
    created by gedeakins
  • Controlling DxPDF export

    Hi, Started trying to use DxPDF export instead of printing to PDF to use some of the additional features like imbedded URL's.  Had to change our DxDatabook entries for Datasheet to use / and not \,  that wor...
    last modified by ian.thomas1
  • 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