• Looking for research study participants

    Siemens Digital Industries Software would like to hear from you!   Thank you for being a valued member of our community. We’re inviting 10 Mentor Graphics and Siemens Digital Industries Software customers ...
    created by Community_Admin
  • Install names are too long

    Does anyone pay attention at Mentor at how ridiculously long the program name is on your START menu in Windows 10? It's so full of useless crap you can't even see the version of the install.
    last modified by rholt
  • Short cuts and tips while creating footprint

    hi all,   I wanted to know if any shortcut and tips exist while creating the footprint. I also wanted to know the keyin keys to make my job easy. Please post your tips and comments regarding this issue; It will ...
    last modified by ranjithrathode
  • Cell Editor Dialog

    If you have voted for Idea D1521 or Idea D2327 in the past, or have any interest in them now, please go to Idea D8291, read the discussion, and if you agree, please vote up.  Thanks in advance.
    last modified by .-.--.--
  • plane to mounting hole clearance

    Hi there,   In Xpedition PCB V.X2.5 (and also in earlier 2.xx), I have noted that the plane-to-mounting hole clearance is defined by the minimum value between:   1) the plane to mounting hole cle...
    last modified by stempialdo
  • built-in border symbols type in VX.2.5

    Hi there,     I noted that in VX.2.5 when creating a new library the built-in borders symbol don't have the property type "border" set. Instead, they still appear as "annotate". This means that all the bui...
    last modified by stempialdo
  • A Poem: 'Twas the B.4 Shipment

    On this Christmas Eve, I cannot help but look at both where we are, and where we have been, as Mentor Users.  In the mid 1990s, BoardStation was the premier PCB design tool, long before the Y2K acquisition of Ver...
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  • Smartutilities enabled/disabled

    Is there a option to enable or disable an entry in the menubar? In any designs the entry "Smartutilities" is not enabled, Ican not see it.   What I should do to see it?
    last modified by m.aebi
  • Future Webinars - What Topics would you like to learn about?

    Hi Everyone,   The Xpedition Enterprise support team has been delivering webinars and short videos beginning in 2016 to help the users get up to speed quickly with the tools. We want our users to be successful w...
    last modified by keith_christensen
  • Have you checked out PCB Tech Talk?

    PCB Tech Talk, the top-rated podcast, is back! Follow this thread to find old episodes and get notified of new episodes as they're released.   Looking to get new episodes even faster? Subscribe to the podcast on...
    created by Ryan_Kasnick
  • VX.2.3

    Looks like VX.2.3 was released today
    last modified by jeff@viavi
  • Exporting gsdII file

    Hello everyone I would like to export my PCB design in gdsII format to work with it in ADS layout. The problem I have to deal with is that the exporting gdsII option is marked in grey so I can't use it. I attach an im...
    last modified by acosta
  • PCB Tech Talk is back!

    In this new episode, John discusses some of the key areas in PCB design that can help accelerate product design and launch to market. http://bit.ly/2F2Eipg  
    created by Ryan_Kasnick
  • The 2017 PCB Forums Are Here!

    The 2017 PCB Forums are open for registration! There are over 45 worldwide locations across four continents. Each PCB Forum is a one-day event where you will learn how to align your PCB design environment with your ne...
    last modified by Ryan_Kasnick
  • November 29th we will be holding our first Xpedition Webinar on Setting up Constraint Classes Properly in the Constraint Manager

    On November 29th we will be holding our first Xpedition Webinar on Setting up Constraint Classes Properly in the Constraint Manager. It involves a 5 minute presentation and then it will be a follow up with a customer ...
  • Xpedition VX.2 is shipping!

    Learn about the new advanced design automation features available in Xpedition VX.2 in this on-demand webinar.
    last modified by cathy_terwedow
  • PCB Forum 2015 - Attend Now

    Have you registered to attend the PCB Forum 2015 in your area? This year's forums are dedicated to help our customers harnessing the power of the Xpedition VX release much faster.   Experience yourself why cust...
    last modified by joe_krolla
  • And finally at last. VX.1 is out

    Yeahhhhh A joyous loud yeahhhhhhhh.   Finally today I was able to downlaod VX.1 from the downlaod page.   Thank you Mentor for releasing this so much awaited release.   Now I have to read through the...
    last modified by milostnik
  • Vote for Xpedition in NASA Tech Briefs' 20th Annual Readers' Choice Awards

    Mentor Graphics is proud to have had Xpedition PCB Layout featured as one of NASA Tech Briefs' Products of the Month in 2014—which means that it's now in the running for one of the three Products of the Year awa...
    last modified by erin_gowdy
  • A reminder for Xpedition users of the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards

    Hi all! This is just a reminder for Xpedition users of a post I made a couple of weeks ago announcing the opening of submissions for the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards, since some time has expired and, of course, w...
    last modified by erin_gowdy