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PCB Editor,16.3

  • 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
  • Components swap will not keep its current rotation

    Components swap will not maintain its current rotation event though I checked the check box from option windows "Maintain symbol rotation". I currently have the components placed horizontal and when swap the components, they changed to vertical and their location are also change. Is there another...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by newpic on Fri, Aug 26 2011
  • Warnings Creating a Netlist

    Hello i'm trying to make a PCB desing using the Cadence OrCAD Release 16.3, when i finish doing my schematic on Capture, and i try to create a netlist, there is a warning message that refers me to the "netrev.lst" file, i open it and there are this 2 errors: #1 WARNING(SPMHNI-192): Device...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by EaCmBoThOm on Tue, Aug 23 2011
  • Move complete block of components and tracks

    Hi, In OrCAD layout there was a command called 'Move Block'. That way you could just select a block of objects and it moved it to where ever you wanted. That way you could move components, routed tracks and also shapes to a different location. I tried the same with Allegro PCB Editor (V16.3)...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by PCBMarcus on Tue, Aug 16 2011
  • orcad 16.3

    Hi,I am angurj.S working Orcad 16.3. I have some problem using orcad 16.3 capture to PCB editor(Layout). In capture,Every single connection or component change.Every time i run the tools --> create netlist ---> PCB Editor window,then from starting itself i placing the component once again. In capture...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by DEAN1984 on Thu, Apr 14 2011
  • TestPrep in OrCAD PCB Editor

    Ahoy there, I'm using OrCAD PCB Editor to create ICT testpoint. I'm trying to create a report to print net name with its associate testpoint so I can see which nets have testpont and which hasn't. How can I mark nets that already have testpoint in the DSN, so when I run testprep with "Add...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Alfandari on Wed, Apr 13 2011
  • [Solved] Allegro PCB Editor 16.3: Modifying Shapes

    Hello, Does anyone know if there is a way to modify the coordinates of an already placed shape in Allegro? For example, changing the coordinates that define a rectangle. The most I've been able to find is right clicking the selected shape and clicking "Show Element". This brings up a text...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by ScottG on Thu, Apr 7 2011
  • How to convert a board into a symbol

    Does anybody know how to create a symbol from a simple board file? Let's say I have a board with a bunch of components on it, plus two connectors. These connectors are board-to-board stackable connectors. I want an easy way to position the connectors on my motherboard. So, I take a copy of this board...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Allan M on Tue, Mar 29 2011
  • How to create drill location report

    Hi all, Can anybody help me, How to create drill location report from a .brd file (Tool: Allegro PCB design 16.3)? Below is an example from an orcad layout plus file. COMMENTS DRILL TOOL XCOORD YCOORD ------------------------------------------------------- Holes (Padstacks with no pads defined) 2.60...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by rinj on Thu, Feb 17 2011
  • Differential Pair - Z Axis Spacing

    I am working with several hundered diff pairs and need to maintain a pair to pair minimum spacing on both the same and adjacent layers. Is there a way to set this up in constraint manager? I am running 16.3 Also, is there a new "Best Practices" paper for working with Differerential pairs in...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Liana on Tue, Feb 15 2011
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