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  • Symbols filter ON problem

    Hi, When I am working in ORCAD or Allegro PCB editor and want to modify (Move, delete, change, etc..) anything with "Symbols" ON in "Design Object Find Filter" I see that ORCAD tries to draw many lines inside a component PAD repeatedly - where my curser is near it and I have greatly...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Hossein1357 on Fri, Apr 4 2014
  • Merging of PADs with Ground plane

    I have a board with the GND copper filled. I am using Allegro PCB design L (Legacy) There are the PADs of the componets which has to be grounded, are right now gets connected to the GND plane with the 2 single tracks one vertical and one horizontal, instead of completly merging with the GND plane. Is...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by raul5565 on Tue, May 28 2013
  • Need guidance on how to select nets, pads, and vias with a certain property

    Hi, I'm a beginner to SKILL programming and I took the basic tutorial class but seems to not be many resources for what I need to do. I'm trying to initialize all pads, etch, via, nets, and shapes to a certain color like GREY. Once I do that, I want to search the PCB editor database and identify...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by mesaman000 on Mon, Mar 25 2013
  • Customer Support Recommended – Working with PADS to Allegro PCB Editor Translator

    A recently published AppNote on converting a PADS ASCII file to Allegro PCB Editor has eased the life of many users by providing a step-by-step methodology and appropriate debugging techniques. It also covers various scenarios where Allegro PCB Editor generates errors or warnings during the translation...
    Posted to PCB Design (Weblog) by Naveen on Tue, Oct 9 2012
  • Re: NetList export from OrCAD to PADS or ALLEGRO

    [quote user="wolfeman"] First how familiar are you with PADS? With PADS (pending version you are using of PADS) you need to export the PADS2000 format pads2K.dll there is a later version you can download that will also some back annotation? I think but if you are using any version of PADS 9...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by PCB EXPERT on Wed, Nov 2 2011
  • NetList export from OrCAD to PADS or ALLEGRO

    Exploring more options to "communicate" through different CAD software. I'm now using Cadence Design Entry CIS to work on the schematic, and would like to export the netlist and import it into PADS and also ALLEGRO board design. For PADS, when I export the netlist through: Tools -->...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by PCB EXPERT on Tue, Oct 18 2011
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