• Solution to Agilent Puzzle Event 1 - "Open the Eye"

    The document provdes a simple FFE structure/coefficients and the resulting eye diagrams
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  • Comparing Boardstation ASCII Netlist to DxDesigner ASCII Netlist

    This paper details one technique to obtain a comparison between two netlist files in different formats, using Mentor Graphics SMS tools.
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  • Xtremepcb In WAN Using HP RGS

      We used to use Xtremepcb in WAN. There are  1500KM distance in the network, and normally having 50-60ms latency,  Xtrempcb perform well in our Concepthdl2Expeditionpcb flow. When We migrated to 2007....
    yu.yanfeng
    last modified by yu.yanfeng
  • User2User 2008 Automation Workshop - Presentation

    The Expedition Enterprise design flow has a very powerful customization capability built on top of standard-based automation technology. End-users can create scripts that enhance their productivity by automating repet...
    john_dube
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  • User2User 2008 - Automation Workshop - Lab Workbook

    This is the workbook used during the hands-on labs portion of the U2U2008 Automation Workshop
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  • Updated IPC-D-356A Netlist Extractor

    This version checks the offsets used for CAM photo and nc documents and warns if they are not alike. Uses the same offsets for the IPC netlist. Netlist originally created by John Brown.
    hannu.tikkanen
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  • Location Compare & via check

    This small compiled vb6 app is used to check if the ECO procedure has swapped part locations unintentionally and what vias have possibly been removed. Unintentional free via removals have happened on boards created wi...
    hannu.tikkanen
    last modified by hannu.tikkanen
  • Select Plated, Non-Plated and Via Holes by Drill Size

    Eliminate the painstaking task of finding that elusive hole size. Simply run this VB script to generate seperate lists of all the different plated, non-plated, and via hole sizes used in a design. Then click on a hole...
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  • Script to repair labels with zero height

    Due to a problem with default text size being set to 0, some labels were created with size / height of 0.   This script can be run from DxDesigner's command-line toolbar to open each schematic sheet in a project...
    john_dube
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  • Add attributes to selected components or pins sequentially

    With addition of Common Properties in DxDesigner 2007, the "attr" command was removed.  The "attr" command was a very powerful way to apply an attribute to the selected objects, including expansion of bus ranges....
    john_dube
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  • Logic Renumber, Logic Part Generator, parametric Library search

    The old favourites are now included in the PowerAccess installation package and they don't need an access code or license. There is also a free parametric part browser. Other functionality is licensed but these three ...
    hannu.tikkanen
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  • Painful Testpoints in Expeditionpcb

    In Expeditionpcb, Testpoint is a virtural part. But many Mentor's downtream tools don't respect the testpoints.   1 If a net having a tespoint added on the via,and you eliminated the via late, then the net will ...
    yu.yanfeng
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  • HYT 9.1's Simulation result is huge different to 9.0's

    One of my freinds done the comparison. He find HYT 9.1's simulation result is huge different to 9.0's on same pcb. Also He find  a very strange symptom. If you set the board's volume fraction of copper to a large...
    yu.yanfeng
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  • A Dream PC for running Expetionpcb Enterprise

    My System Details SYSTEM COLOR Stealth Blue Anodized Aluminum Chassis edit PROCESSOR Intel® Core™ i7-975 (3.33GHz, 8MB L3 Cache) edit OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate (English) Service ...
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  • Expedition: Clear NCDRill

    This script will aid in the removal of currently placed NCDRill charts and symbols in Expedition. It will prompt the user to delete each found instance of a drill table/symbol cell (epcbCelltypeDrillTable). Has undo.
    al_layson
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  • Expedition/FablinkXE: Gen Cad extraneous part information in EE2007.5

    GenCad output from EE2007.5 contains data not available in the previous release. It may not be condusive to currently developed processes to account for the new data. A .vbs script may be used to remove unwanted data ...
    don_hendershot
    last modified by al_layson
  • Expedition: RMB

    The script "RMB.vbs" is an example of how to modify the RMB menus (alternate menus) in Expedition PCB per the active mode (Route, Place, Draw), keeping the originals as the default. The alternate/User defined menus ar...
    al_layson
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  • Expedition DR/WA: Single Pin Nets for Expedition PCB

    '========================================================================== ' DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY:  Unless otherwise agreed in writing, ' Mentor Graphics software and associated files are provided "as is" ' an...
    robert_morrow
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  • Expedition: Align Text

    This script (AlignText.efm) will align selected Fabrication & UserLayer texts per the formats shown in the button icons. Selecting a format will change the "X :" to a "Y :" or visa versa, depending on whether alig...
    al_layson
    last modified by al_layson
  • Expedition: Report a specific component property and its value

    FindCompProperty.txt : Traverse through all components to find the Property (entered by the user) and generate a .csv report on the refdes and value assigned to the property.   FindCompPropertyAndValue.txt : Tra...
    Nadia_Ahmad
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