• Reference Designator Re-assignment when using PRINTORDER with

    Hello the utility provided by John Due "Reference Designator Assignment based on schematic location" RefDesPrototype for renumbering RefDes based on Page Number and componente location  was using the SHEET pro...
    last modified by davide_palmisano
  • Xpedition Layout: Set RefDes property = DRC Violation?

    I seem to be unable to set the Component.RefDes property in Xpedition Layout. (VX.2.6) I made a little test script:   ***************************** Option Explicit   Dim App, Doc, oComp   Set App =...
    last modified by lennart.edenfjord1
  • CM Automation examples

    This discussion thread deals with CM Automation (as opposed to Automation for CES, the ‚old‘ API)   This thread is mainly started to trigger the discussion about how to start, connect to, and close ...
    last modified by peter_festesen

    Is MCAD Collaborator a function of the EDM software? I have it greyed out in Expedition. THanks In Advance
    last modified by stratman55
  • 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
  • How to create Mentor keyin netlist from Orcad 16.6

    I am using Orcad 16.6 schematic and Expedition layout 2007.9.3 Version. I want to create mentor keyin netlist from Orcad.
    last modified by Rapport
  • How can I change the local path variable for a project?

    Hello, when I try to open the ProjectBackup I got the following error. Different Project file already diefined for the Project. Client XXX (me) is trying to set different project file.   The problem is probabl...
    last modified by manuel_k
  • Get property in Variant Title Block with automation

    Hi All.   I can not find any documentation on reading the variant title block with automation. Sometimes different variant does not have the same revision. I would like to read the revision and use it in p...
    last modified by peter_secom
  • 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
  • Get the viaspan and number of vias of each net

    Hi, I want to get a report for nets and and the amount of vias and corresponding span as a report. E.g. Net "GND": Vias span 1-2: 120 Via span 2-13: 20 Via span 13-14: 10 total number of vias: 150 Has anybody s...
    last modified by fireraizor
  • PADS Layout - size of layers

    Hello all, I've designed a PCB using PADS Layout 2005 SPac2. I've sent the files out for a quote and the manufacturer came back with this:   "Our Ucamco Integrator system has major problems processing your data...
    last modified by asilva
  • Part Type Doesn't Exist

    OVERVIEW: I can view/place symbols and footprints for downloaded PartQuest parts, but cannot get them to port over from a schematic in Designer to Layout. This seems to be due to a missing Part Type file/association....
    created by benj
  • Can forms be run standalone?

    Our site has several standalone applications written in HTA (in this case, VBScripting encapsulated in HTML), primarily to present information using forms.  Recently, our corporate IT group, working within securi...
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  • PADS 9.0 user library transfer instructions

    I am using PADS 9.0. My old computer is being replaced and I need to transfer the USER LIBRARY from the old PC to the new PC. Can I copy and paste a folder that contains the USER LIBRARY or its more complicated t...
    last modified by sm
  • Add colleague to community?

    Hi community,   I created an idea for a colleague of mine, now he want's to vote. (feel free to support us: Make bridge-in & bridge-out work in multiuser mode )   Somehow he can't sign in he...
    last modified by thomasle
  • 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
  • Export NC drill by each layer

    We are using Xpedition V2.5 layout for 10 layer PCB via any layer. We setup via span definitions 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-5.....1-10 any so on for layer 2 to 10. When have problem about NC drill output data describes below: 1-...
    last modified by minhphu_vinsmart

    I am  new in PADS LOGIC and trying to edit an existing part symbol. While CAE decal works but, PCB decals showing Library locked and operation aborted. There is no way to get around but, kill whole job. While I r...
    last modified by akb
  • Mentor Install: Installing an older version and clicking "Check Online" for the latest version does not show the correct latest version.

    Hello,   The latest version of the license software is currently "Licensing v2019_3 (FlexNet 11.16.4 / PCLS v9.22.3.1)".   I ran "Licensing v2019_1 (FlexNet 11.16.0 / PCLS v9.20.7.3)" on the Mentorgraphic...
    last modified by hiwashig