• Minimum distance tool in Xpedition PCB

    Hi,  I am not able to use the minimum distance tool upon right click in Xpedition PCB to find distance between two points in placement mode. It calculates the distance from edge, corner or from center. How can I...
    last modified by joniengr081
  • Is it possible to end a trace with a straight cut and not a half-disk?

    Hello,   Do you know if it is possible to change the way a trace ends when connected to a pad?   For instance in the image below, the trace width is such that when connected to the pad, the half-circle fin...
    last modified by A.Ozenne
  • DDR Constraints

    Hi Community. I want to start a discussion about constraining DDR signals using formulas. I have been actively working on this for about 1 year. How many users have done this?   AND...Here is the key point... Be...
    last modified by jleine
  • how to edit the solder mask in fablink (rigid flex)?

    Hi   I have a new user login, I don't know why and what's the reason.     Ok now my problem. If I start FabLink VX.2.3 and I open a rigid flex layout, I can't edit the solder mask. If I open a only ...
    last modified by moaebi
  • Mouse mapping

    It's very nice to be able to swap mouse-buttons to use the old Board Station mouse button with strokes on middle button for those of us who wants to do that. But why does it only apply to the layout/2D window? The 3...
    created by gbox
  • Impedance Stack up for Fabrication Display

    I am using VX.2.5 Xpedition Layout I would like to be able to generate this display on my Fabrication Layer: But I am not able to generate/Edit it? I am only able to generate the stack up: Any help would ...
    created by jcbell
  • Turn off Part Hazard

    Good Morning, I am using Xpedition Layout Flow VX.2.5 I have a SFP connector (PN: 1888247-1) that has a cage that goes over it (PN: 2227303-3). I am attempting to set up the alignment of these two parts bu...
    last modified by jcbell
  • 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
  • class rule after completed auto route in router will revert back to layout, class rule change to default layer biasing

    Hi, I using pads vx2.5 (pads logic, layout and router) Once I complete the autorouting in router for classA, I revert back to layout and check the classA layer biasing and via setting. These rule change to default s...
    created by benglow
  • Report Writer will not open from Xpedition Layout

    Hi   We installed VX.2.7 last week.   Problem: The Report Writer Dialog will not open after click on ok. Instead it generates many of files in the folder blablabla\PCB\vbreport\work\   Why the Dialo...
    last modified by moaebi
  • 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 to forward annotate without generating SILK?

    I have expedition data where SILK are not generated on some part. When forward annotate is done, all those deleted SILK were generated. Do we have option not to create those already deleted when doing forward annota...
    last modified by hbenawe
  • 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
  • Tuning of diagonal (45°) traces and diff pairs fails

    Hello everybody,   I am routing a ddr3-design with matched length of the different busses. The length matching function works well. Although sometimes the tuning meter is not shown if I shove a trace. But this i...
    last modified by bollenberg
  • Open Piece

    I import a connector from DXdesigner and get "OPEN PIECE" piece on layer Assembly drawing ner the top (-750,-100) This piece is zero length. Piece skipped Can anyone help me what this is?
    created by gzuk
  • How to create stroke (using mouse)?

    I want to create stroke. This will make the work faster. Please help me.   Thank you.
    last modified by hbenawe
  • Metric or inch?

    Do you use the metric or imperial system for design creation and layout?   Bonus question for the comments: What do you do when you import a symbol and it has the "wrong" measuring unit?
    last modified by martin.rottmann
  • Key binding - Shortcut

    I would like to change your shorcut. Indeed, ctrl+u to fix a element have a wrong position. It's the command most used by a user and touch "ctrl" and touch "u" are very far. We would like touch "0" for exemple...
    last modified by leoni
  • How to enable the remap layer?

    I want to add layers on my PANEL but it is disabled. Please see attached image. Thank you.
    last modified by hbenawe