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  • omit / ignore parts in a BOM(BOM_IGNORE?), also label as "do not stuff" automatically in BOM

    I've looked at several forms/user guides/help documents and I'm unable to find the answers I'm looking for. I'm using orcad capture 16.2. I do *not* have CIS :'( 1. Is there a straightforward way to keep schematic compenonts off of the BOM. e.g. a PCB pad, fiducials, etc. EDIT: I'm...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by cobcra on Tue, Dec 3 2013
  • Back annotate / Netlist Update

    I'm new to Orcad so bear with me. I've been using Orcad 16.2 Capture and Layout. The schematic was created in capture and then the board was laid out. In the board, I changed some parts (both name and footprint) as well as some netlists. How do I update the schematic to reflect this? I tried...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by nicknails on Fri, Aug 17 2012
  • Orcad quits unexpectedly

    Hi - after years of no trouble running OrCAD it suddenly won't start on my XP machine. In the 16.2 version it pops up "The application has quit unexpectedly". I've tried all the tricks I know (reinstall, reload graphics drivers, snip the .ini files) -- can't figure this one out...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by redwire on Sun, Nov 27 2011
  • back annotation via command line

    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.
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by powerit46 on Tue, Jan 25 2011
  • Orcad 16.2 - Create netlist error "CAP[0020]"

    Hi, I recently upgraded both computer,os and orcad. I am currently running Win 7- Orcad 16.2. Everything seems fine except for the creating a net list. The window flags me with " [CAP0020] Unable to open netlist format file:netlist.dll" I do see this .dll with the rest of the .dll files. Please...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Strickland on Sat, Sep 11 2010
  • Is there a Layer name variable in Layout Plus?

    Our company standards require that we put text stating the layer name on each layer. Is there any metadata such as a variable name that could be used as part of the text string - so I could add a text item on each layer with something like "This Layer is &layer" ? Thanks
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by vic1234 on Wed, May 5 2010
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