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 back annotation via command line 

Last post Sun, Jan 30 2011 8:17 PM by utpalb. 2 replies.
Started by powerit46 25 Jan 2011 10:59 AM. Topic has 2 replies and 1670 views
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  • Tue, Jan 25 2011 10:59 AM

    • powerit46
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    back annotation via command line Reply
    Is there any options that I can use command line interface to run back annotate to update the schematic using a .swp file? or is it possible to launch a particular schematic and then use an initialization file in that directory that commands the back-annotation.
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  • Sun, Jan 30 2011 8:17 PM

    • utpalb
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    Re: back annotation via command line Reply

    There is no command line interface for back annotating from .swp file. Form 16.3 release onwards, you can however write tcl scripts to  accomplish this task. The .swp file  is a text file; for details of the syntax you can refer to Capture user guide. You can read this file through TCL and perform the necessary operations through TCL to update the designs. For details of Capture TCL interfaces, you can refer to the document OrCAD_Capture_TclTk_Extensions.pdf, which is located at tools\capture\tclscripts folder of OrCAD installations.

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  • Thu, Feb 3 2011 2:39 AM

    • Mike Veal
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    Re: back annotation via command line Reply

     From memory the command you need is :

    back /path/pst back.dat

    Where path is a realtive path from your cds.lib directory to your packaged directory (or a full path if you can be bothered).

    Take a look at the concept hdl manuals, there is a very useful command line reference manual. You'll find the "back" command in there.

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Started by powerit46 at 25 Jan 2011 10:59 AM. Topic has 2 replies.