• Part Quest into Layout without DX Designer?

    We use Layout without any integrated schematic tools (netlist imports). Is there a way to import Layout decals into PADS from Part Quest? Everything I have found uses DXDesigner as the import tool.
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  • Where can I get the footprint after download at PartQuest

    Hi Everyone,   I'm trying to explore PartQuest using PADS Layout. I followed some instructions like going to PartQuest website and edit my profile to select "PADS Netlist without Xdx Databook" as my current flow...
    r.asuncion
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  • Error During saving part type in Central library

    I am Using pads VX2.1, in pads library it allow to modify or create part but finally gives message "Error During saving part type in Central Library" if anybody goes through such problem please help.
    sachin78
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  • Partquest Part Import says there is no Mentor product license

    I updated the Partquest Integration utility today. Trying to use it with PADSVX.2.2. Actually I wished to recreate an issue faced by a client (on VX.2.2) and I'm facing a different issue before I could work on their i...
    radhakrishnan
    created by radhakrishnan
  • package does not contain any data which could be imported to library?

    Dear After down loading part from part Iquest. On imorting ------- . edx in PADs professional library tool, I found the message   " package does not contain any data which could be imported to library"   ...
    shariqshamsi
    created by shariqshamsi
  • PADS VX.2.1 Could not update the Central library

    I am using PADS VX.2.1, and created library parts, but could not write into the central library using the PADS Library Tools. But when I edit a PCB decal, it shows up the parts that are associated with the decal. Ye...
    jacktan
    created by jacktan
  • Type mismatch problem when importing PartQuest parts to PADS Integrated

    Hi, I downloaded some parts from PartQuest into a local directory as .pqz files. I run the files, extracted the content into a local directory, in different partitions. When I tried to import these parts into the Dx...
    jacktan
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  • In part quest some of part shows that it has decal but when you import that part only symbol is available ...for so many parts I got the same issue .... is anyone has USB mini 2.0 decal ???

    In part quest some of part shows that it has decal but when you import that part only symbol is available ...for so many parts I got the same issue .... is anyone has USB mini (B) 2.0 decal ????...I need it urgently t...
    bhawana
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  • PADS Integrated flow - database problems

    Hi,   I have a PADSVX.2 and have problems to write the database. I have installed the "ODA Starter Library" to start. I have installed the PartQuest tool to download the symbols and footprint, but when import t...
    gerber82
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  • How to run Partquest with multiple versions?

    Gary,  Just installed VX.2 but want to keep VX1.2 installed and working with Partquest as we test and then transition to VX.2.   Is it true that Partquest only runs properly when installed in the default WD...
    wheelspcb
    created by wheelspcb
  • PARTQUEST no longer functional

    PartQuest was a useful tool when first used in VX1.1. Was able to download, unzip footprints from Digikey and open in Pads layout and add to libraries. Then I upgraded to VX1.2 a few months back. Have only recently di...
    tstacy
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  • Error - Unable to check for update to PartQuest Tools installer

    When trying to import the part get this popup error:   "Unable to check for update to PartQuest Tools installer. Import will continue."   After clicking OK nothing happens.
    MENTOR_Shannonk
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  • Could not find Symbols or foot print for my required part number

    Hi Gray,   Its nice working with mentor tool.   I am using pads Vx.1.1 and for part quest am using "PADS Netlist with xDX Databook". My part quest is working fine in terms of  download, finding compon...
    lithness
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  • Can't get PartQuest in xDX design to open

    Hi, I am using xDX designer  VX1.1. When I click on the PartQuest in tools drop down I get the error message "Decryption failed: Direct Download users re-extract your .pqz file to ensure you have your part infor...
    cfurrer
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  • Are you using PADS Professional?

    This video describes how to setup and install PADS Professional with PartQuest.  Xpedition uses a similar method as PADS Professional when working with PartQuest.   https://communities.mentor.com/videos/1438
    Gary_Lameris
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  • PARTQUEST to PADS Integrated Flow

    Hi everybody,   It's been months Partquest has been anounced but It is still not available for the up-to-date workflow. When will we be able to use it?
    y.hubert
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  • Partquest Project Template for PADS VX.1 with xDX Databook

    Want to get started designing quickly with PartQuest and PADS VX.1 with xDX Databook?   Open xDX Designer for PADS VX.1, install the PADS Standard PartQuest Tools by going to Tools> Import PartQuest Parts Cl...
    Gary_Lameris
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  • PartQuest to PADS Databook netlist flow

    PartQuest connects to an existing xDX Databook database enhancing the available parts available by linking Digi-Key’s 4 million part inventory to your design database.  Find your part using PartQuest, downl...
    Gary_Lameris
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  • PartQuest:  Connecting Digi-Key to PADS PCB

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    Gary_Lameris
    created by Gary_Lameris