• 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
  • Automation in Python

    I am trying to learn automation in python. I have looked in the AATK, but the only example included for python fails with errors. Will someone give me an example of code in python for validating the pdbDoc? I am using...
    created by wayne_5757
  • Backdrill Analasys missing from Output menu

    Hi Folks,   For some weird reason, the 'Backdrill Analysis" is missing from the output menu. We have tried to solve this by running the registrator again, deleting the WDIR and even checked the addin.ini file to...
    last modified by charles.ietswaard1
  • How to use Auto Router for Fanout of BGA's with a Microvia in Pad and a blind Via on Layer 2

    Hello, After placement of the components I would like to add Microvias in combination with Blindvias to my components. I thought with the Auto Router it would be possible, but either the Fanout only creates one micr...
    last modified by manuel_k
  • Via disappears during placement

    Hello, I got a Problem and I can't find the solution. I got 2 Pads which are connected by a plane on Layer 1. I can place a microVia and a blind Via in one Pad, but the if I try to place the second Mico+Blind the Mi...
    created by manuel_k
  • How to add net to the NC pins of a component in PCB layout?

    Is it possible to put nets like make it GND or VCC of NC (or no nets) pins on components in PCB layout?
    last modified by hbenawe
  • how to export decal as dxf file format ??

    Hi everyone,   I have the Footprint I need to export the footprint as dxf file format. I could not find the export option in pads layout. I can able to see the import option. I tried some other option like place...
    last modified by k.r.kabaleeswaran
  • C-comp and output risetime

    We have discovered that with Hyperlynx 8.0 the output rising edge is dependent on the value of c_comp. From what I understand this is wrong. We are modeling an Altera Arria IIGX part (LVDS) and if we set c_comp = 0pf...
    last modified by david.royle
  • How to select license at Expedition startup ?

    Hello, I am using Expedition since several years. I remember I could select, at opening Expedition, which license to use. As I was always using "Ascent", I have set it as default and have no more the license select...
    last modified by layout
  • IPC-D-356 File format

    Hello. Could anyone guide me how to export IPC-D-356A format from Xpedition Layout VX.2.5 or how to import IPC-D-356B into Incam software? Thanks.
    last modified by khang
  • Connect Tiny Net Lines

    I was talking with an Expedition user at another company a couple of months back. He was telling me about a key in "CTI", Connect Tiny Netlines that will automatically select and finish routing the near zero length ne...
    last modified by wayne_5757
  • New Command Options

    I have been working with creating new commands in Expedition. I've been able to add events such as OnMouseDown, OnMouseClk, etc. What I am finding is that while Scripting.Attach Events is active, the normal mouse func...
    last modified by wayne_5757
  • Where is my personal progress?

    My personal progress level in my profile was lost(( This is temprorary issue?
    last modified by pbo
  • DXDatabook ODBC error

    HI, I am new and I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question. I have a user who has an ODBC connection that he uses in DxDesigner. He gets a message from DxDatabook that an ODBC error occurred--invali...
    last modified by arena225
  • error occurred during EDX import.

    i'm using DxDesigner VX2.3. i created a layout cell for ICS41352 (DigiKey part number ICS-41352-ND), but after downloading i received "Error(s) occurred during EDX import. Please review log file at C:\WDIR\EEVX.2.3\ED...
    last modified by robb.zimmerman