• 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,...
    last modified by tom.green
  • 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...
    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...
    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?
    last modified by hbenawe
  • 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...
    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...
    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...
    last modified by ChangeMe_116199
  • 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...
    last modified by pinus
  • 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.
    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...
    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
    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...
    last modified by greghall
  • 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.  ...
    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 ...
    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...
    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.
    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 ?
    last modified by kartik_
  • 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
    last modified by bfiorio
  • 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...
    created by dbertocchi