• Finding mentor compatible part for Xpedition 

    Hi,  I am looking for mentor compatible part "surface mount RF transformer ADT1-1WT". I need to add symbol and footprint packaged as part. I have looked at Part Quest but don't find it there. Any idea ...
    joniengr081
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  • Part Lister: Replace one property with another

    How do I set up a rule in the IPL file, to replace one property value with another?   I.e. I would like a rule that detects if 'Part Number' starts with 'X', and if so, it will drop that value and instead use th...
    lennart.edenfjord1
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  • Renumbering all Reference Designators automatically

    Hi, I am a new user of Mentor Xpedition. In other eCADs like KiCAD it was easy for me to quickly erase and renumber the Reference Designators of all components in the Project, automatically, with the number growing se...
    jhonathan
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  • Prefix to net name in hierarchical block

    I'm doing hierarchical design and as I understand it Xpedition appends the block instance's name to the end of each net name in the block in the Netlist. Now I want the name to be appended as prefix to the net name in...
    phuchnguyen
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  • Reference Designator possible by uploading file ?

    Hi,  I have a big schematic in VX 2.4 Xpedition Designer. I need to change reference designators to many components. I am wondering if there is any way to change them by a file ? 
    joniengr081
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  • How to "lock" a RefDes?

    Hi! I tried searching the forums for this but could not find an answer. I am using DxDesigner EE7.9.5.   I would like to lock some reference designators for a given board. Let's say I have a connector which is i...
    oallaire
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  • Script to place text as INDEX of the project

    Hi, First of all, Does it exist a manual or guide about the commands to use in DxDesigner scripts?   My question is: Is it possible to build a script that place rows of text as index of the project?   E....
    nicola.fiorucci
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  • Slot assignment on multiple part packages Xpedition Designer Schematic

    On the old DxDesigner schematic tool, when dropping down a multiple part per package symbol, you used to right click and select "slot" allowing you to choose the particular part and pins of a multiple part package....
    bob11746
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  • Move component without net connection

    Hi, I've just started using Xpedition designer. So far I was not able to figure out(nor find out) how to move schematic component without dragging net connection with it. Xpedition move behaves more like "drag" in ot...
    jan.petrik
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  • Setting REFDES=U?

    I can't set REFDES=U? in the symbol editor. When I try to set it is says Illegal property value, the regular expression for this property value is: (\n|-|_|,)* I am using  Xpedition Enterprise X-ENTP VX.2.5 I le...
    rk
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  • Coordinate units in DxDesigner?

    Hi! Can anybody tell me what unit the DxDesigner coordinates are in? Like, when I do Circle.Getcenter().X, I get numbers in the thousands and have to translate this to display coordinates, that is, inches.   L...
    volker.hetzer
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  • Limit the data show in DxDatabook based on data in a field

    I don't know if this possible or not, but I was wondering if there is a way to limit the data that gets displayed in Databook based on the contents of a field.  For example, lets say I have a field called Lifecyc...
    jeff@viavi
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  • Deleting my part history in Xpedition

    Hi,   I am working on a big project. I am facing an issue with my part contents.    I need to delete my part history which was created by FPGA I/O Optimizer. I had created two test components in...
    joniengr081
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  • Xpedition FPGA I/O Optimizer - not working

    Hi,    I have a problem with Xpedition FPGA I/O Optimizer in VX 2.4. I have added a FPGA in Xpedition Central Library through FPGA Wizard. The FPGA is added in the Xpedition designer schematic but I am not ...
    joniengr081
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  • Changing the library location in new project

    Hi,    I am wondering how to set the new central library location for all new projects in Xpedition VX 2.4. I have moved the central library location from default to another. Every time in new pro...
    joniengr081
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  • Positioning floating windows

    I work on a 4k laptop and when it's docked I use 3 screens; one center 4k display and 2 side full-HD display. This works for almost all situations even if it looks funny when I cross borders (i.e. resolution). But o...
    gbox
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  • Splitting DVI signals into blocks - how best?

    Each DVI bus DVIxx_BTB2CB has four wire pairs, each of which is to be routed to one of the four blocks. Actually we have a workaround with the bus between the busses, which seems redundant... -> how best to route ...
    thomasle
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  • How to open symbol editor in VX2.4 Library Manager

    Hi,    I am not able to open a symbol in symbol editor. Normally I double click the symbol in the symbol directory in the Library Manager but this time it does not open. I restarted my computer. This look l...
    joniengr081
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  • Thermal Map of PCB

    Hi,  I am wondering if it is possible to run thermal check on the PCB in Xpedition VX 2.4 after part placement.  
    joniengr081
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  • I/O Designer in Xpedition PCB

    Hi,    I am new in Xpedition. Is it possible to swap LVDS pairs for FPGA in I/O designer ? Are there some videos that help to start working with the I/O designer ? 
    joniengr081
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