• Edit of property values that contain question mark character?

    Here is a great TechNote on symbols and characters and Reference Designator Property Value being used in properties of DxDeseigner: http://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG589811&prod=C119-S1...
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  • How to short two or more buses

    If you ever wondered how to short two nets together in xDx Designer, take a look at this TechNote: http://supportnet.mentor.com/portal?do=reference.technote&id=MG586307&lang=en&prod=C107-S114-G192-P10287
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  • Understanding FlatNet (flat net) structure

    This document explains the nomenclature and structure of nets as used by the PCB Layout side, as compared to the net names assigned in the schematic at face value.  The 'resultant' net names as passed to the PCB ...
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  • Using Geometry.Height Property xDX Designer and PADS Layout

    How to use Geometry .height property in xDX Designer and Pads Layout. It explains it in this TechNote: https://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG588814&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&a...
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  • Getting Custom Export PDF Settings Automatically in New Projects

    This document and accompanying video explains how to reuse custom PDF Export settings automatically in new projects in order to eliminate configuration time in future projects.   https://supportnet.mentor.com/po...
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  • What is the "View > xDX PCB Viewer" command in xDX Designer X-ENTP VX.1 release?

    Do you want to learn about the View > xDX PCB Viewer take a look at this TechNote: https://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG588665&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_source=pro...
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  • Strokes in xDX Designer

    If you want to learn very quickly about strokes in the new vX release take a look at this link: https://supportnet.mentor.com/?do=reference.technote&id=MG586442&prod=C119-S123-G145-P10233&lang=en&snw_...
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  • Comparing Commands Resize Scale and Stretch in xDX Designer (DxDesigner)

    This document covers the specific functions of the xDX Designer (DxDesigner) commands 'resize', 'scale' and 'stretch', and clarifies the circumstances in which each might be used.   https://supportnet.mentor.com...
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  • Understanding the use of the @NAME or @PATH property in sheet borders

    This document examines the use of the special properties @NAME and @PATH for automatic generation of applicable values in the sheet border within schematic sheets in xDX Designer projects; the document includes clarif...
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  • Unused Gates and Pins Report

    This document offers different options for reporting on unused gates and pins in packages, including but not limited to information in the Packager log file.   https://supportnet.mentor.com/portal?do=reference.t...
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  • Using DxPDF From the Command Line

    This document explains how to output PDF from xDX Designer using the command line, and details the available arguments / options along with examples.   https://supportnet.mentor.com/portal?do=reference.technote&...
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  • ARRIA 10 in Database

    Our team is considering using Altera ARRIA 10 FPGA device as it is already available on the market. But I don't see these FPGAs in I/O Designer, when I try to Add to board "New FPGA from Wizard". When may we expect th...
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  • Using DxDataBook to Maintain the Property Visibility.

    If you would like to Maintain the Property Visibility as defined in the symbol OR  Allow the Symbol Visibility Settings to override DxDataBook visibility settings, then take a look at this TechNote: http://suppo...
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  • DC2DX Migration

    DC2DX Migration DESIGN CAPTURE/DESIGNVIEW to DxDesigner - Welcome to Your Migration Site! Please enjoy our site which consists of two topics and a series of discussions that will walk you through your migration exper...
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  • Workaround for DC2DX converted design's @CurrFileName Title Block property

    'Ver 1.0 Mentor Graphics Finland, Timo Kyyronen, 24.04.2013 'Originally created as a workaround for DC2DX conversion. 'In this case the property "@CurrFileName" used in DC can not be used in DxD. ' 'This is an uns...
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  • DC2DX Migration - DC Library and Project Translation to DxDesigner

    DC Library and Project Translation to DxDesigner TOPICS Introduction Using the DC2DX Virtual Lab Translate DCLibrary to DxDesigner Translate DC Project to DxDesigner Project Synchronization DxDataBook Configur...
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  • Color Schemes

    Attached to this document are several color schemes you can use in DxDesigner to enhance your documentation.  Color schemes are personal to each user and when a scheme is imported it changes the DxDesigner.xml fi...
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  • Grid aspect ratio

    How to reduce grid aspect ratio (<60)?. Most of the compact model download from Flotherm Pack aslo has aspect ratio more than 200.   Just curious, why do you want to reduce the aspect ratio?   Because (...
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