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 import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? 

Last post Wed, May 29 2013 7:17 AM by stump1019. 8 replies.
Started by RAAMPCB 27 Jan 2013 08:40 PM. Topic has 8 replies and 2981 views
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  • Sun, Jan 27 2013 8:40 PM

    • RAAMPCB
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    import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

    hi,

    How to import .step file ( Connector Component )  in allegro PCB editor 16.5.

    Thank you,

    Raam

    Thank you, Raam.
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  • Mon, Jan 28 2013 9:17 AM

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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

    It's not currently supported. Use either DXF or IDF.

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  • Mon, Jan 28 2013 8:02 PM

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    RE: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply
    Thank you

    Warm Regards,

    Raam.
    Thank you, Raam.
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  • Wed, Feb 6 2013 3:24 AM

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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

     Hi we have just seen the demo video of the PCB Editor STEP Import and Export it is scheduled for release in April 2013 but the local resellers should be getting code soon to be able to introduce it to the PCB Editor customers (OrCAD and Allegro). I must say it looks fantastic and is going to be worth the wait. Cadence quite rightly have designed their own and not OEM'd a 3D pack like most of the other EDA tools do.

    RAAMPCB:

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    hi,

    How to import .step file ( Connector Component )  in allegro PCB editor 16.5.

    Thank you,

    Raam

     

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  • Wed, May 29 2013 4:51 AM

    • stump1019
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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

    Have the latest hotfix for 16.6 ... 009 and have seen no documentation or notice of importing STEP files. I too saw a demo at CDN Live in March and thought it would be out soon. Anyone have anymore info on this? Or know where they've hidden it?

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  • Wed, May 29 2013 4:56 AM

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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

    Setup - User Preferences - unsupported - enable step_unsupported_prototype then restart the tools. For videos for all the STEP stuff go to youtube\Parsyseda and search for STEP.

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  • Wed, May 29 2013 5:11 AM

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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

    I stumbled upon a step folder in %CDSROOT%\share\pcb\examples which looks to be a Step workshop.  I am in the examples folder all the time looking up SKILL AXL command info and noticed the step folder.  Check it out, it may help.

    Hope this helps, 
    Mike Catrambone

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  • Wed, May 29 2013 5:12 AM

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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

     After loading 16.6 ISR 8 look in <cdsroot>\share\pcb\examples\step for a STEP workshop.

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  • Wed, May 29 2013 7:17 AM

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    Re: import .STEP file in PCB editor 16.5? Reply

    Thank you all, your information was a great help. The process looks a little tedious, I'll give it a shot.

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