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What's Good About Allegro PCB Editor CM Analysis Control? 16.6 Has a Few New Enhancements!

Comments(0)Filed under: PCB design, SPB, Allegro PCB Editor, Constraint Manager, Allegro, PCB Editor, PCB, PCB Capture, design, data management, Constraint-driven PCB Design flow, Allegro GUI, Grzenia, Allegro 16.6, 16.6, constraint databases, constraints, constraints manager, Cadence, Cadence Design Systems, Constraint Driven PCB routing, PCB routing

Beginning with the 16.6 version of Allegro PCB Editor, you can now toggle the Analysis flag directly from the Constraint Manager (CM) column header without using the “Analysis Modes” dialog.

Read on for more details …

The Constraint Manager column’s header is colored in yellow in case the related Analysis is set to OFF.
Here is a screenshot from the Electrical Worksheet > Net > Routing > Wiring:

In the Analysis mode you will see that the related DRC modes are OFF:


Click the right mouse button on a column header and select the Analysis Modes menu item:

Selecting Analysis Mode will set the related Analysis to ON and the header color will not display it as yellow:



Please share your experiences using this new capability.

Jerry “GenPart” Grzenia


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