• rotation arrows in cell editor

    Hi All,   Is there a way to turn of those annoying arrows in the VX2.4 cell editor?      
    last modified by charles.ietswaard1
  • 3D generated model with different pitch, from 5m to 6m

    Hello Folks,   Playing with 3D view in Expedition Layout is fun. Since the introduction of the 3D model generator it is even better.   Now I have run into a issue that I would like to clarify.   We h...
    last modified by milostnik
  • Adding User Draft Layers in the cell editor?

    Anyone know how to add a new draft layer while in the cell editor?   I know you can have them, as I have old boardstation partt that still have the layer I want to use, but I can't find any way to add them t...
    last modified by David_S
  • ALE 3.9.152/4 ... "open LMC" gives message "Cannot open this library type in this flow mode"

    ...... . (from task manager)..i have to kill the process in TM after this. . . . ALE will open the LMC if i open it 1st in the library manager tool and the "connect" to it with ALE.. Does this imply that ALE is...
    last modified by andyg
  • DRC friendly symbol creation - pin type

    Hello Folks,   The new symbol editor extended the possibility to add more specific pin types, as to improve on the DRC check performed on schematic. One of the improvement is the introduction of the pin type at...
    last modified by milostnik
  • Xpedition and Office 365

    Hi,   We currently use a MS-Access database for Databook. We have Xpedition 32-bit VX2.3 and 32-bit MS-Office 2016.   Our company plans to migrate to Office 365 and our Drafting Dept plans to update to 64...
    last modified by Sorin-Stefan
  • Confirm the path of the Central Library

    For an existing project, without opening the project and getting a library error in DxDesigner, how can I inspect the project to determine if it is configured for my central library or another?
    last modified by charles_cunningham
  • BL651 PCB Footprint

    How do I open this file? What software will I need? I know it was made using PADS. When I open it using notepad, it say:   "!PADS-POWERPCB-V5.0-BASIC-250L! DESIGN DATABASE ASCII FILE 1. *PCB* GENERAL PARAMETER...
    last modified by keem223
  • Do you use revision control with DxDesigner/Expedition PCB flow ?

    Hello,   I would like to use revision control with EE7.9 but I find several issues so I would like to know wether or not you use revision control and if so, how you manage your library and projects.   The ...
    last modified by A.Ozenne
  • 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
  • Library Migration for designed schematics

    I am working in Dx Designer with X-database library. Now I want to migrate to another library named as Y-library.Both are having different schematic symbol ( like pin order, mechanical pins are not visible in Y librar...
    last modified by ramachandran
  • PADs Professional Library Manager, Part Editor will not map more than one fractured symbol automatically

    Solution: keep your 2.3 installation ... you still need it (library is compatible between 2.4 and 2.3)
    created by phiet
  • Full Control on Dispose Order in Search Preset

    We are looking for a way to enhance the Search Presets xDMLibrary so that it is possible to control the sequence in which the columns are displayed in the Result View. Currently the columns are displayed in random ord...
    created by frans.bos
  • Connecting two pins in a cell

    Hi All,   In the cel editor I want to connect two pins to the same net. All the pins get a 'random' netname like net-1, net-2, etc. Is there a way to edit this netname and tie two pins to the same net.   ...
  • Part replacement

    Hi, We have just moved over to DxDesigner from Design Capture. We are also starting to use DxDatabook for the added BOM functionality. Does any body know an easy way of updating parts in a legacy design (migrated fro...
    last modified by andyrmanc
  • losing Databook path

    I have managed to set up the odbc database connection (Access) and configure the "Databook". However, I have to deal with a strange phenomenon whose solution I didn't find. Although the path is correctly assigned in...
    last modified by ati-phy
  • 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
  • How to prevent Databook from populating blank numeric fields with 0

    Maybe it's me but I seem to remember that if I left a field blank in databook It did not populate 0 or null data into the parts Right now I have a library called "Diodes"  inside of my library and tables are Zen...
    last modified by cgoldenbus
  • Padstack Editor greyed out

    Hi, I'm trying to use the Padstack Editor in the Library Manager but it is greyed out. How can I ungrey it and activate it for use?   Thanks in advance
    last modified by swico
  • Any way to add additional configuration files to project templates?

    I would like to add a few Variant Manager .cfg files automatically to each schematic project I setup when using the established corporate templates. Does anyone know if this is possible?   Thanks, Brian
    created by bkstewart