• 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
  • Facing difficulties in schematic pdf creation

    I am using Xepedition ,but I am facing difficulties in schematic pdf creation. If font style kept on "System " then all font sizes increased in pdf as shown in figure.   So please suggest, If is there any ste...
  • 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
  • Unable to hide "Name" on Nets since VX.2.4

    Before I create a SR with that Bug, I ask if it's a feature, which I can anywhere deactivate!? ... And after the re-select in Schematic, the checkbox is still checked!!!      We think it's ...
    juergen.hinterleitner
    last modified by juergen.hinterleitner
  • 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
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  • how to export local symbol into central library

    Hi there, I am using VX2.4 , update 2.   Somehow my border symbol got corrupted in the central library (the symbol is still there in the library tree but it appears as blank). Luckily I have a Designer project...
    stempialdo
    last modified by stempialdo
  • 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
  • Odd number of brackets in bus name , but there is no bracket in bus name

    Though bus name doesn't have the brackets ,DRC output shows    Odd number of brackets in bus name: BUS_GPIO_EXPANDER_I2C   But,It is connected properly between two blocks.  
    ramachandran
    last modified by ramachandran
  • 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 ...
  • How to Add Cluster Property to Schematic

    In DxDesigner VX 2.2 cannot seem to add the CLUSTER or ROOM property to schematic symbols as used to be able to do in previous versions. Any ideas how to add these properties.
    greghall
    last modified by greghall
  • 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
  • Replace Part within Variant Manager

    Hi All,   I want to replace parts for a given variant of my board. So i have setup things on the "Library Query Setup" tab of the settings window.   I thought to be smart to use the same .dbc file that i u...
    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
  • 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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  • 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