• Power Pin isolated to an instance of a block

    Is there a way to have a power pin be a unique net within a given block. This is a two part issue. 1) Having a local power plane (puddle) per instance of the block. and 2) Having a more "global" power plane (puddle...
    last modified by tmiddleton
  • sch to edif

    Hi guys,   I want to convert my *.sch file into *.edif. Is it really possible using PADS VX.2.3? Thanks in advance.     Regards, Beben0303
    last modified by beben0303
  • dbc file sharing

    How can i share a dbc file with 2 designers in dxdata book
    last modified by mlucic
  • Deleting system attributes (Part Name, Part Label, Part Number) - PADS VX Standard

    Hi everyone,   I got a problem that no one seemed to ask about since now. I have to premise, I'm quite new to Mentor world. I'm an old Altium user but, for now, I'm not feeling bad with PADS in this first month ...
    last modified by kollateral
  • BOM importing

    Can I import the BOM in schematic? Because some time I need to change the multiple parts attributes. So if BOM importing possible then we can changes done in text file & just to import it in schematic. 
  • Why does DxDesigner Ver. 9.x refresh the schematic window so often ?

    Hello,   we are DxDesigner and PADS users for many years. During evaluation of the new 9.x releases we discovered a visual weakness: The schematic window refreshes as a whole for almost every small activity, l...
    last modified by SB
  • Spacing Between Characters, PDF, VX2.1

    Using DXDesigner VX2.1. When exporting a PDF there seems to be an abnormally large spacing between characters. When I switch back to VX1.1 the problem goes away. g Font settings, Fixed, calibri, scaled at 2. PDF Setti...
    last modified by cbutton123
  • How to edit the title in PADS 9.5 or Vx.x version ?

    Hi everyone,   i need to edit the title with respect to customer requirement. i need to add customer logo and project Name and code everything. if add the customer logo in OLE object format. i could not able to ...
  • DRC on symbol with pass-thru-pin

    Hello everyone,   one more problem I just encountered: I created a pass thru pin - symbol. The symbol has two pins (both having the same name, pin number and other properties). When I use this symbol, the net on...
    last modified by gw@byk
  • what is contained in a .pcb file and can you generate project file/ schematic file out of it?

    Hello all, I am new to PADS software and only has a bit experience in the PCB Design. I have a .pcb file which I could open by using the PADs Viewer, and when I tried using the PADS designer to open nothing happens....
    last modified by likuc
  • Hyperlink on Hierarchical Block enabled in pdf

    Hi everyone,   we are going to start hierarchical designs in dxdesigner, using pads flow. Today I added a new property to my prp-file, called "BlockDocLink". My intention is to write some kind of documentation ...
    last modified by gw@byk
  • Sheet order for instantiated hierarchy blocks.

    I am seeing an issue where when I instantiate multiple blocks on a sheet, it isn't clear which subsequent sheet(s) apply to which instantiation. Example my block has two sheets A + B, I have 4 of the blocks on let's ...
    last modified by tmiddleton
  • Symbol Wizard not ending

    Hi all, I am facing with a strange issue in PADS2.3 while working on an integrated project (with central library settings as from the user manual)  I launched the library tools and started producing a new symbol...
    last modified by peim
  • 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