• Creating multiple Layout rooms

    Hi All,   Has anyone used multiple layout rooms successfully?   I can create a draw object for the first room and convert it to a room with a suitable name eg CH_1. I can create a second draw object,...
    tom.green
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  • Some concerns in Mentor Xpedition Layout

    Hi, I am a novice at using Mentor Graphics. I have some questions about Layout as follow: 1. Can anyone tell me how I can edit silkscreen designator of components in Layout. When I place a component in pcb, I cannot...
    minhducthieu2011
    last modified by minhducthieu2011
  • What are the requirements to copy a layout including the parts?

    Hello, I am wondering how the mapping in Expedition works. I am selecting the planes, traces, vias parts and so on and then copy them to the clipboard in order to paste them into my new layout. What are the requiremen...
    manuel_k
    last modified by manuel_k
  • How do we rotate the entire board (including pattern, vias, SILK,etc)?

    I want to rotate my pcb board by 90 degrees? How do we do it in VX2.6 Xpedition?
    hbenawe
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  • Via disappears during placement

    Hello, I got a Problem and I can't find the solution. I got 2 Pads which are connected by a plane on Layer 1. I can place a microVia and a blind Via in one Pad, but the if I try to place the second Mico+Blind the Mi...
    manuel_k
    created by manuel_k
  • Maximum Trace width and clearance

    What is the maximum trace width and clearance that can be set within CES. I have tried to set a trace width of 30mm and get an error that the maximum allowed is 25.4mm Is this value fixed within MG - or can it be al...
    greghall
    last modified by greghall
  • Padstack - Shorted_Nets_by_Layer

    Hello fellow designers,   Long time PADS user here but a newbie into Xpedition....so please bear with me.   I like this capability of shorting a net by layer in a padstack, however, I haven't figured out h...
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  • FABLINK: How To Change Layers Quantity And Board Stack-up In A Template?

    Hello dears Mentor Guru, please give me some advice. I have tried to change layers quantity in the Fablink from 4 to 2 without any success. Stack-up also not possible to change. Where to find or how to create templa...
    pinus
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  • How to enable project file?

    I want to do forward annotation but it seems not possible due to disabled project file. Please see attached image.   Thank you.
    hbenawe
    last modified by hbenawe
  • Layer Stackup DRC

    Hi All,   In VX? the Layer Stackup DRC was introduced. Assuming Xpedition is a professional package, a total waste of effort/resources, in my humble opinion. (but who am i).   As an research Institute we d...
    charles.ietswaard1
    last modified by charles.ietswaard1
  • OrCad Schematic to Xpedition Layout Free Browser cross probe

    Hi All,   Is there any way or 3rd part SW that can cross probe between OrCad to  Xpedition free browser ? With the full Layout and Pads I found and it works...   Thanks,   Nadav
    nadav_azulay
    created by nadav_azulay
  • Fablink Gerber output format

    Probably a basic question, but just after some clarification. Currently we output gerber files (and NC Drill data) from Fablink - now I believe that this is in 274X Gerber format. (that's what it says on the dialog s...
    greghall
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  • Unknown Point Graphic

    Hello, What is this point graphic? (See image)  It looks like an origin or some other tag or marker.  I cannot select it, and cannot find out what toggles its visibility in Display or Editor Control.  ...
    nate
    last modified by nate
  • ODB++ very bad performance on data creation!

    We use Workstations with Xeon CPU, 16GB Ram, Windows 7 and 10. And this are fast machines. Unimaginable, if you do that on an Laptop or a normal medium machine. Mentor Version we use, is now Xpedition in Version ...
    juergen.hinterleitner
    last modified by juergen.hinterleitner
  • Bizarre DRC Phenomenon

    I am wondering if anyone else has seen this. Wondering if this is a feature of expedition or a bug. With Expedition, I sometimes find the line between the two becomes blurry. Here is the situation.   I was makin...
    wayne_5757
    last modified by wayne_5757
  • How to define an exact RGB color value?

    I have to define some exact RGB color-values, for some Layers in a Display Control Scheme. But there you can only pick a undefined color, or select from a color table. And there is no way to set an exact RGB...
  • Import step file in Xpedition

    I have a step file need to import in to the Xpedition layout file. Anyone help me how to import the step file into the Xpedition layout.
    Rapport
    last modified by Rapport
  • Where to place an Origin of Board to generate Bottom placement data?

    To generate top and Bottom placement file , where to keep the origin of panelized board ?
    kartik_
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  • How to move a mounting hole

    Hello -   It is easy enough to place a mounting hole, but once on the board i cannot select them - how are they moved?   Thank you, -Brian
    bfiorio
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  • How Copy circuit search equivalent 

    Hi to all   Why "copy circuit" search equivalent circuit only in unplaced or distribute parts and not in placed parts.   I have already placed 4 identical circuit in the board, so I modify/route  only...
    dbertocchi
    created by dbertocchi