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OrCad Capture

  • Capture NetGroup bug

    Capture 16.5 Accidentally I found sequence to create non-erasable NetGroup 1. Created NetGroup A 2. Create NetGroup B which use A 3. Create NetGroup C which use A as element of bus 4. Delete A from C (actually it is mistake) Now impossible to modify/delete A and all who referred to A become messed up...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by kimstik on Wed, Sep 17 2014
  • New OrCAD Offerings Zero in on Engineering Productivity Challenges

    In the fast-paced, ever-changing world of electronics design, we attack the big challenges relentlessly. But it's the "little things" that can add up quickly and kill design team productivity if we don't stay on top of them. The team behind OrCAD just announced three new products that...
    Posted to The Fuller View (Weblog) by Brian Fuller on Tue, Aug 5 2014
  • Ultra librarian- .dra file, .psm file

    Hi all, I am using OrCAD Capture CIS Lite and PCB Editor Lite. I am trying to design a simple circuit. But I'm not able to get the footprint of components. I downloaded the .bxl file from TI website (http://webench.ti.com/cad/cad.cgi) and extract the library using Ultra Librarian. I can't find...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by vinjk on Sun, Jun 8 2014
  • What's Good About Capture’s Auto Part Reference? 16.6 has a Few New Enhancements!

    The 16.6 release of OrCAD Capture has a couple new productivity enhancements centered around how reference designators are assigned to components in the schematic. Read on for more details … Design Level Auto-Reference Designator Assignments In 16.6, in addition to the schematic level annotation...
    Posted to PCB Design (Weblog) by Jerry GenPart on Tue, Apr 15 2014
  • Re: ORCAP-1228: Part is out of date with design cache but cannot update cache to resolve.

    Hi JesseA, It seems you must have edited part from design and not from library. The solution is very simple, copy the part from design cache to your library and try updating cache or replace cache. If you are using different library than original source library of the part then use replace cache option...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Bipin Bhatt on Tue, Dec 31 2013
  • OrCAD Capture "Update Cache" not working?

    I'm working on a design in OrCAD Capture 16.5. When making a netlist, I got errors because one of the part instances used an invalid footprint name (had a space in it). I went into the part library and fixed the footprint naming. All I need to do now is update the instance in my design to reflect...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by B Price on Mon, Nov 18 2013
  • What's Good About Capture’s NetGroup Update? 16.6 Has a Few New Enhancements!

    The 16.6 release of OrCAD Capture provides a few enhancements in the area of NetGroups. NetGroup membership is visible in the schematic and the schematic printout: You can assign NetGroups through the Alias dialog: Read on for more details… Here is an example showing how to make a simple block...
    Posted to PCB Design (Weblog) by Jerry GenPart on Mon, Nov 11 2013
  • What's Good About Capture’s Update Cache? 16.6 Has a Few Enhancements!

    The 16.6 OrCad Capture release now allows you to replace multiple cache parts in one operation. In addition, all options of Replace Cache now work on Update Cache. Read on for more details… In earlier releases, you could not use the options available under “Replace Cache” for “Update...
    Posted to PCB Design (Weblog) by Jerry GenPart on Thu, Oct 3 2013
  • Require help of experts

    Hi everyone I just launched the website http://www.tutorialfrenzy.com/cadence-orcad-mux.php . It contains different articles for users who have just started to learn Orcad. I would greatly appreciate a review of the site. I would also like to request if anyone can provide me additional resources for...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by zapperstone on Sat, Sep 14 2013
  • Orcad Capture - Hierarchical block

    Hi, in a project I have to create a hierarchical block; this block points to another project. I am able to create the block but when I try to descend in the block, Orcad Capture open only a page (the last I don't know) of schematic. Is it possible open the whole project (I mean the page where are...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by daniel83 on Thu, Sep 5 2013
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