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DxDesigner / Hyperlynx Analog Top level

Question asked by g.giannopoulos on Apr 19, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 24, 2013 by Gary_Lameris

Hello all,

 

I am new here and this is my first post.

I recently downloaded the DxDesigner/PADS evaluation SW since the company I work for will soon purchase the PADS suite.

 

I tried the analog simulation on a schematic sheet and I was very pleased with its capabilities.

However, when I put my schematic in a block to make a top level sheet and run it from there I get the message:

 

"error - ground is an illegal node in schematic"

 

This happens whether the block is created top-down or bottom-up.

 

Fearing that there is something wrong with my schematic, I tried a very simple circuit, just one resistor, VCC and GND.

The top level block has only the VCC and GND connections with the tool's special symbols.

 

Any idea of what I do wrong?

 

Thank you in advance

George Giannopoulos

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