• local symbol with same name in and out ports

    Hi there,    I'm using V.X.2.4.   Is there a way to have on the same symbol both in and out port with the same name? Let's say I'm not using globals and power and ground need to come into a symbol an...
    last modified by flavio_2020
  • Central Library strange blocking of access to library

    Hello I have strange issue with my Central Library. I have created my own Central Library. I was able to access to library from DxDesigner via Tools-> PADS Pro Library Tools, but since today I am able to edit this...
    last modified by m_koziar_rdpan
  • Place Multiple Symbol in one shot in xDxDesigner from DxDatabook?

    Hello, i am using Xpedition vx2.5, & i want to place multiple parts from DxDatabook in single attempt. rite now if i want to place 100 parts with same cell assignment, then i have to select on each part and pl...
    last modified by rohand
  • Change custom property without Part Editor

    Hi,   I need some detail about properties definition.   I want to create components which i can manually edit properties on the schematic and transfer on layout without adding values in the part editor. &#...
    last modified by alexb0
  • How to add a menu in symbol editor to run an automation script?

    Hi,   i am currently trying to automate the process of symbol creation in the library a little. Therefore it would be usefull to add a menu for the automation scripts in the symbol Editor. In the documentation...
    last modified by janfrederik.wagenfeld
  • Deselect all

    Hi, I cannot find a way to deselect all components in DxDesigner at once. Usage : I replace a couple of components (with same partnumber/symbolname)  and therefor select them over the whole project. After repla...
    last modified by michird07
  • Embedded  Logo moves

    I have a bit map of the company logo embedded into my border symbol in VX.2.2 Problem I have is that every once in a while in a project the logo tends to wander from its original position Now obviously its an OLE ob...
    created by cgoldenbus

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    last modified by advntrinxs
  • Assign button is disabled in the PADS Decal Browser window in the DX Designer VX.2.1

    Dear all,   I can't assign a pcb decal to a local symbol using PADS Decal Browser in the netlist project in the DX Designer VX.2.1. Because assign button is disabled in the PADS Decal Browser window. How ...
    created by mjk
  • could not create pdf with sch2pdf System error

    Hey   I tried to use the sch2pdf.exe in the SDD_HOME\wv\win64\bin I send it with args -project prj_path -a output_path   I got some error messages: The code execution cannot proceed because locmap70...
    last modified by longjohn
  • connector pins reshuffle after packaging

    Hi there,   When placing connectors made of 'loose' individual pins, I have noted that after I run the packager for the first time the pin order gets reshuffled (randomly?). This is quite annoying, especially...
    last modified by flavio_2020
  • How to integrate a PADS Standard VX2.1 project in PADS Professional VX2.5

    Good morning, I need to work on a project realized by another company using PADS Standard VX.2.1. I am currently working with PADS Professional VX.2.5. They sent me the entire project and the databook with associat...
    last modified by ciro_long
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. 
  • 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