• In what ways can a Xpedition Project File Size be reduced?

    I am looking for ways to reduce the file size of the project. Are there any manuals out there / tools that can perform a project cleanup to reduce file size. Also after the design has evolved to certain stage lots of ...
    last modified by rohiththorali.ravik
  • Variant manager with multiple libraries

    Hello We have 2 libraries managed in EDM. For each library we have a Databook configuration DBC file. Searching and instantiating parts from Databook works fine and shows parts symbols and cells according to th...
    created by jabajaba
  • Expedition EDM Mechanical Part and Component

    First I'm new the Mentor tools. I'm building our project's Mentor library.   I trying to figure out how to build mechanical objects, these object need to have schematic symbols, cells etc... all the the way up t...
    last modified by johmou
  • How to install Documentation Option

    I am not able to find the Documentation Option. It is asking for path to access Mentor Graphics documentations. How to install the document package in VX2.4 ?    <
    last modified by joniengr081
  • reusable block partitions in vx.2.2

    It's been determined that we want re-usable blocks in the library. In the VX/DX version of the library, when you create a new library the re-usable blocks partitions are not created. In order to get that functionali...
    last modified by cgoldenbus
  • Symbol Editor disappeared

    My symbol editor seems to have gone AWOL. When I try to edit a symbol designer opens but doesn't open the symbol. I can see no menu item to open a symbol. When I invoke symbol editor from the menu I get the same resu...
    last modified by tgarman
  • Databook could not determine component library?

    Hi!   When I click left on a component in PADS Student Edition, and I want to load the DataBook an error messege appears: Could not determine the Pads Databook component library to be used for XXX. The component...
    last modified by n_kert?sz_refny
  • designer converting lines to closed polygons

    I have one designer here who's machine for whatever reason is converting all lines in symbols to closed filled polylines. It's a brand new problem that just magically appeared     If you select the polylin...
    last modified by cgoldenbus
  • mentor invalid odbc alias sample (1400)

    Hello!   As a student I recently started to PADS Professional Student Edition.  I am learning to use the software with the help of PADS Professional Flow Guide (included in the attachment). I followed th i...
    last modified by n_kert?sz_refny
  • VX2.6 and Teamcenter

    Hi All,   At this moment we are running a test with the Teamcenter/Xpedition integration. Our goal is to find out if Teamcenter can help us with the control of our library, design files files en manufacturing da...
  • Display part properties.

    Hi, Could anyone guide me how to display part properties in Xpedition Layout VX2.5. Thanks!
    last modified by khang
  • Logged into the Mentor EDM Portal

    Hi, I'm using Mentor Xpedition VX.2.6. I installed EDM Server with default configuration. But when i log into the EDM Portal with default username and password ("admin"), it had error: "Web authentic...
    last modified by coka
  • design capture library symbols missing

    Old  design from a sister company who needs parts put into the old DC library because they cant find them. Cant find a record only that they are in a few schematics. If this was designer no problem edit local c...
    last modified by cgoldenbus
  • Central Library Type!

    Hi,   Any help on the error below when trying to access the central library on Xpedition Designer?   Thanks. Library and Data Management  
    last modified by amr.elsaadani
  • Cannot change the pin number

    I'm using Xpedition 2.4. I imported a symbol from a different library to my central library. The pin number got messed up. I tried to modify the pin number in the symbol editor, it did not work. I got following error ...
    last modified by peng
  • SQLite setup with DxDataBook?

    He Everybody   I looking for information how to install SQLite. I found this below. There is written that I should read ReadMe.docx but I can't find the Libraries folder. SQLite setup with DxDataBook C:\MentorG...
    last modified by moaebi
  • Self-Managed Block problem

    Hi All,   In our library we have Self-Managed Blocks. The schematics that belong to such a block all have a sheet border.   But then, we updated the sheet border in the library.  And now, when you pla...
    last modified by charles.ietswaard1
  • How to enable adding padstack in mechanical cell editor?

    I want to add a via in mechanical cell editor but it is disabled. How can i enable it?
    last modified by hbenawe
  • script to merge symbols?

    Hi   we have thousends of symbols and there are eight files for each of them in the library. I think this happens when we switched from Expedition 2005.3 to Xpedition VX2.   Now when I open a symbol in the...
    last modified by moaebi
  • Experiences with EDM Libary Server VX.2.3

    Does anyone have it running stable?   We migrated from DMS 7.9.5 to EDM Libary Server VX.2.3, but not directly. We had to migrate to EDM Libary Server VX.2.2 first, then afterwards to EDM Libary Server VX.2.3 &...
    last modified by thomasle