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What's Good About ADW’s Design Migration? 16.6 has many new enhancements!

Comments(0)Filed under: Allegro, Allegro Design Workbench, ADW, Library, design, design data management, Grzenia, Allegro 16.6, 16.6, Cadence

Prior to the Allegro Design Workbench (ADW) 16.6 release, the migration process required multiple executables:

–    Netassembler
–    Archiver
–    Purge
–    Packager


It was also less robust with dependencies on external programs, and the error resolution was not always clear.

With the 16.6 release, design migration is more efficient and less error prone. Below is a quick summary of what’s new in ADW 16.6 Design Migration.


Read on for more details …


New 16.6 Design Migration Features and Settings
Command line operation
“Designmigration –help” for full list of options and use

PART_NUMBER synchronization from the Library Flow
<PCBDW_LIB>/distributions/env/libimport_parts.ini file

Directive based migration
The project .cpm file directives can be preserved during migration
<ADW_CONF_ROOT>/<ATDM_COMPANY>/<ATDM_SITE>/cdssetup/pcbdw/MigrateDirective.txt


Running Design Migration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please share your experience using the ADW Design Migration process.

 

Jerry "GenPart" Grzenia

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