• VX.2.6 The Net name lost when the link is removed

    Well,  Mentor fix this problem of "unable to hide net netmame when link is connected" but introduces new one, (I don't know how it will create problem for user) here are steps to reproduce it - create a net , g...
    last modified by phiet
  • How to export only the components used in a pcb design?

    I have a PCB design. In the local library there are components that are not used in the pcb. I want to get only those used in pcb design. How do i do that?
    last modified by hbenawe
  • ALE: Source Code on GitHub

    All,   I have been the proud owner and developer of the Advanced Library Editor (ALE) for the past 8 years. ALE has went through many changes and has improved in ways I never could have thought when I was origin...
    last modified by jeremy_parker
  • Could not esatblish connection with calibre interactive on socket localhost 7000

    Dear All,   While running DRC i am getting following error:- Could not esatblish connection with calibre interactive on socket localhost 7000\   And I am NOT able to RVE results. How this can be fixed ? ...
    last modified by manas
  • 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
  • DRC or DFF ???

    Do you use DFF in PADS Pro ?
    created by md.direct
  • Generic CES Import

    Mentor Graphics’ Constraint Editor System has extensive capabilities for importing and exporting constraint data, as well as reusing constraint data. However, in recent discussion with customers, we’ve fou...
    last modified by Grzegorz_Poczatek
  • VX2.6: VM in Designer shows Vars/Comps of an first opened Schematic

    Open a schematic in Designer. Then open an other schematic in a second Designer. Now when you open the Variant Manager in the second opened Designer, it will show you all the comps and variants from the first ope...
    last modified by juergen.hinterleitner
  • Cell Editor Dialog

    If you have voted for Idea D1521 or Idea D2327 in the past, or have any interest in them now, please go to Idea D8291, read the discussion, and if you agree, please vote up.  Thanks in advance.
    last modified by .-.--.--
  • Is the points system still working?

    Community_Admin, is the points system still working?  I seem to be at the same amount of points for past 3-4 weeks
    last modified by jeff@viavi
  • Grid Solution for FloTHERM XT solver

    Hello, I want to run the FloTHERM XT 3.3 solver on a remote cluster (HPC) node with RHEL 7.3 as OS. And not aware if there are any option available to run it.   Though the available documents have batch command...
  • PartQuest cells not importing and requesting footprints

    Hello,   PartQuest recently generated a PCB footprint (cell) for a SMD which is failing to import into xDm Library manager 2.2 due to some padstack issue. Has anyone else encountered this?   Is it possibl...
    last modified by louise
  • How to check nets crossing gaps for specific layers

    I have a 6 layer design where I want to check nets crossing plane gaps.  But, I only want to check against certain layers.  Specifically layer 1 and 2 where layer 1 is signal layer and layer 2 is split PWR/G...
    Marty Fouch
    last modified by Marty Fouch
  • Xpedition Automation License Validation

    Hi, Folks.  Sometime in the distant past, Mentor decided that, in order to run Automation in Xpedition, every script needed to validate the existence of an Automation license.  Then, some Ment...
    last modified by .-.--.--
  • How to get the pin order wanted in my extraction netlist from Calibre xRC?

      How to get the pin order wanted in my extraction netlist from Calibre xRC?    
    last modified by karen_chow
  • DC Drop Analysis

    Hi, what interpretation we can draw if current density fails?
    last modified by suresh.kopparti
  • plane to mounting hole clearance

    Hi there,   In Xpedition PCB V.X2.5 (and also in earlier 2.xx), I have noted that the plane-to-mounting hole clearance is defined by the minimum value between:   1) the plane to mounting hole cle...
    last modified by stempialdo
  • Calibre - Check to highlight if a Gate does not connect to P-diff

    I would like a simple check to highlight nets which connect only to gate(s) (n and/or p) and only ntype S/D diffusion. I am not sure which way to address it 
    last modified by mattb73
  • xdx designer

    How to configure the symbols in the xDX Designer. Please tell me anyone answer.
    created by rajivm
  • CreateDxDatabook Utility overview

    The Create DxDatabook utility helps users to build an mdb and dbc file, based on parts data in the Central Library.   Important note: I did NOT write this brilliant piece of software. Over the last many years, i...
    last modified by peter_festesen