• Move Net names Xpedition Designer VX.2.3

    I am unable to move my net names on each of my nets without dragging my net with it. Its like the net name is anchored to the net its self. Is there a setting where I can move the net name anywhere I like without ...
    jcbell
    last modified by jcbell
  • Variant Manager substitution question.

    Can Variant Manager be used to substitute parts that have pins swapped?   I've never used VM for this but I'm working on a design where a previous designer had a local reuse block (four instances) that...
    steve_bonacci
    created by steve_bonacci
  • Schematic Nets - go to which sheets?

    I'm a newbie to Mentor Xpedition Designer.   I'm starting a new schematic. Its not too big so I don't need hierarchy, just a flat design over several sheets.   I want to ensure that nets from one sheet con...
    d.cooke
    last modified by d.cooke
  • How to make multiple schematics in a single board in dxdesigner

    My question is how to make multiple schematics in a single board in dxdesigner.   I'd like to make hierachical design below.....     DxDesigner's Navigator       Project Name...
    marx
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  • ERROR: Unable to locate CES pin

    Hi,   I'm getting a strange error when packaging for which I can't find any information. I'm getting a bunch of:   ERROR: Unable to locate CES pin "R???-?" while  attempting to connect pin to net "???...
    mathieu.lafrance
    last modified by mathieu.lafrance
  • System Added Net Names Caused a Short

    Hi,  I have a schematic that has one particularly large circuit that was copied four times. The circuit was laid out and net names were added to certain nets. Off sheet connectors were added to nets that should c...
    wayne_5757
    last modified by wayne_5757
  • The end of life for Design Capture?

    Can someone confirm the mentor decision to decommission design capture and the end of support? I will assume at this point customers will have access to keys to view sustaining projects or supplement for translatio...
    chris.smith
    created by chris.smith
  • schematic verification

    Good afternoon everyone. I have a question on schematic verification and setting up the rules properly using the verifydefaults.ini We've been rebuilding our library from scratch and trying to incorporate the correc...
    cgoldenbus
    created by cgoldenbus
  • component highlight in designer

    When you select a component in designer it "highlight's" the part I guess by bringing it to the front so everything else around it is now darker. Our engineering staff really dislikes this "feature" I know of no way t...
    cgoldenbus
    last modified by cgoldenbus
  • Control of Text Visibility in DxDesigner

    Does anyone have a way to control Text (annotation) Visibility during PDF creation or while using DxDesigner?  What I am looking for is a way to add text notes for certain customers of the schematic such as Test,...
    ted_casper
    last modified by ted_casper
  • Variant Manager - option 'Auto_Unplace' will always be activated! (uncontrollable)

    Again and again on different designs, when we open the VariantManager, the option is set to "<Auto_Unplace>". But when we set it to "<Select>", after re-opening the VariantManager, it will be automatically...
    juergen.hinterleitner
    last modified by juergen.hinterleitner
  • Setting pin direction on connectors & FPGAs overriding bidi defaults for DRC checks

    How can I set pin directions in a DxDesigner schematic to get DRCs working on pins that are set to bidi in the part library? Connectors and FPGAs typically have IOs set to bidi in the part library. However, for a par...
    mives
    last modified by mives
  • Variant Manager Bom Report

    Hi all,   We generate a BOM Report from the Variant Manager Grid. And no we experience a very irritating phenomena. Look at this snippet of the BOM reports.     it apppears that it cannot handle pf ...
  • Xpedition Partlister problems with instance values

    I am trying to create a BOM with Partslister in Xpedition Designer VX2.2. To create different variants, I am using the variant manager in "Create Varaint/Function Schematics"-mode and start then the Partlister. My...
    eaton_mentor
    last modified by eaton_mentor
  • Package error

    ERROR: There is no Part Number: 1006962 in the Parts DataBase for symbols with Part Name: xc7z030-1ffg676c and Part Label: FPGA. [Please add the Part Number to the PDB either directly or by having the project file poi...
    charles.ietswaard1
    last modified by charles.ietswaard1
  • Missing DA2DX Converter in VX.2.5 =:-o

    Since 2.5 I don't find the "da2dx.exe" anymore. So I checked, if I'd forgotten to install the translator - but then I realized, that Mentor has removed the Install-group "Translators" (in the Setup where you choose th...
    juergen.hinterleitner
    last modified by juergen.hinterleitner
  • add "cell overhang" for existing cell

    Hi there,   does anybody know how to add the "cell overhang" property to a cell that already exists in the library? I can only find that option when creating a new cell.   The cell editor manual it says "...
    stempialdo
    last modified by stempialdo
  • Proper offsheet or onsheet symbol usage?

    What is the proper way to use offsheet and onsheet symbols (in the common library)?  I.e., how do I get them to link nets across pages? I keep getting a warning that "NETNAME on annotate component will not label...
    mchambers
    last modified by mchambers
  • xDX designer is in readonly mode

    Hi,   I run into this problem today when re-opening my design. it suddenly show "xDX Designer is in readonly mode" while 1 hour ago i could open the same project without any issue. In the output console i also ...
    sebastien.darmancourt
    last modified by sebastien.darmancourt
  • Jump to  - in a hierarchical design

    Hello Folks,   there is nothing nicer than a simple hierarchical design. Lets take a look at this simple example of a repeating block with two supbages and a signal that crosses the two pages.   Lets start...
    milostnik
    last modified by milostnik