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Skill Code

  • How to execute a c programme in UNIX using SKILL

    I have a c programme like below #include<stdio.h> void main() {char ch1; printf("Enter name : \n"); scanf("%c",&ch1); printf("The name is %c \n",ch1); } I would like to execute from SKILL environment. I tried sytem("cc /afs/apd.pok.ibm.com/func/vlsi/eclipz...
    Posted to Custom IC Design (Forum) by AmitBiswas on Fri, Jan 10 2014
  • Skill code for getting coordinates of both ends of instances

    Hello I am getting coordinates of instance using code given below but is only giving of one end. How can I get of other end? cv = geGetEditCellView() foreach(inst cv~>instances geSelectFig(inst) printf("Inst name: %s xy: %L bBox: %L \n" inst~>name inst~>xy inst~>bBox) ) Varun
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Skill User on Tue, Jan 7 2014
  • hierarchy delete

    Hi, is there any skill code that would delete hierarchically all the cells/views (layout, schematic, symbols, etc) of a given circuit block in a library? Thanks in advance.
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by NcfC on Fri, Dec 13 2013
  • New to skill, looking to do something simple, add text to a path

    I am new to skill coding and am trying to do something pretty simple but having some trouble and haven't been able to find something to help me out. Basically I am trying to create a path and then add text to it for the path name. I can generate the paths using the leCreatePath command but I can't...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by gstarr on Wed, Dec 4 2013
  • SKILL to add instance properties

    Is there a SKILL function that can be used to add a property to a layout instance? I am trying to transfer properties attached to specific instances in one db to a duplicate db that is missing them. I can locate instances in the source db with the property to be transferred - (something like this except...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Mon, Oct 21 2013
  • SKILL code to alter contact size

    Hi, I streamed in GDS from 0.35um into 0.18um process and like to have a script to automatically shrink each contact size (contact width/length) to meet the 0.18um DRC. Does anybody know how to do this in batch with SKILL command? Thanks!
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by yliu2000 on Thu, Oct 17 2013
  • Tracing connectivity of a net in layout [IC6]

    Hi, I am trying to write a SKILL code to trace a net in a layout view. Suppose in a current cellview i have 4 instances, and a net which is connected to 2 instances, the code has to give out the instance name & port name to which the net is been connected. Adding to this, schematic view for this...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Arun14787 on Mon, Oct 7 2013
  • accessing db and executing SKILL from the Unix shell

    I am trying to run some skill code to access db information from a bash script, but cannot get the script to run successfully. Can anyone describe the proper way to perform a simple db access from a shell? My attempt was somthing like this: #!/bin/bash ./start_cadence_virtuoso -nograph < find_coords...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Wed, Sep 25 2013
  • triggering the done procedure for enterPoints()

    I am using an enterPoints function that does not seem to recognize use of the Enter key, or a double click (typical done trigger for enterPath) as triggers for its done procedure. How does one trigger the done procedure for enterPoints? The esc key is recognized as a cancel function. The form contains...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Thu, Sep 12 2013
  • reseting instance labels

    Hi all. Is there any way to reset all the labels (instance names) in a schematic view hierarchially? Thanks in advance.
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by NcfC on Thu, Aug 1 2013
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