1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 18, 2010 3:55 PM by yu.yanfeng

    Hiearchical net connections browser




      I'm looking for a convinient way to browse through the connections (the pins) of a net through the whole design.


      Using the Nets view in the navigator vindow doesn't convince me because :


      - Clicking on a net in a schematic selects it in the schematic page hierarchical level, and it looks like there is no easy way to get higher in the hieararchy.

      - If a net has several connection in a hierarchical block (or is present on several pages in the block), it looks like only one is shown.


      The other way I found is to use cross-probing with the constraint class tab in CES.

      This way works fine but is a bit awkward from my point of view.


      I would love to have a tool that shows the list of the net's connections through the whole design when you select a net in a page. And then you would just have to click on the connections to browse them.


      Anyone has a tip ? A script ?

      Is it worth to post it as an Improvement Idea ?