• Symbol Editor program location?

    Hi all,   After years of using Orcad for schematics and Pads for layout, I now get to use DxDesigner.  I'm currently running the PADS 9.5 flow.   I would like to edit a symbol.  I have a round-ab...
    last modified by bfield1
  • Cannot find tutorial

    I have just purchased Pads.  In the package is a pads designer preview file.  Is this linked to a tutorial?  I have finished the PCB tutorial, but I am lost as far as the schematic capture end of this g...
    last modified by powersupplyguy
  • how to edit the border Property in Dxdesigner ??

    Hi everyone, i am new to Dxdesigner.Right now i am learning Dxdesigner.i added Border.i need to edit the property how to edit the property.is i possible to create custom border.Let me explain any one. i need to edit...
    last modified by k.r.kabaleeswaran
  • Printing Variant schematic with mostly black and white

    Hello, I'd like to have my variant schematics all black and white, except red X's through the unplaced parts. Is there a good way to do this without messing witht he colors seen white editing the schematic? I found t...
    last modified by optimuspyne
  • Second @PRINTORDER property added from "Update Other Objects..."

    I'm having odd behavior in a schematic with using @PRINTORDER. Note, that I am still just setting this up to work so maybe there is something broken. Prior, the @SHEET property was being used for our page numbers (eek...
    last modified by tmiddleton
  • 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
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  • 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