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Skill programming

  • Re: Getting schematic instances from multiple open schematics

    Thanks. Both are excellent suggestions. But I'm doing this to select instances for an ADE-XL session. So I found an easier way to do this & tired using "asiSelectInst" with this code: ;get a unique form handle win = sprintf( nil "%s" hiGetCurrentWindow() ) form = concat( 'iphdcopTabForm...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by shajujan on Wed, Apr 16 2014
  • how to add a custom menu to CIW

    Hi, I'm using IC5141 and I'm trying to add a custom menu to CIW, procedure( Menu_CIW() ciwMenuInit() menu_ciw = hiCreatePulldownMenu( 'Menu_CIW "CusTools" list( menuItem_1 menuItem_2 menuItem_3 ) ) hiInsertBannerMenu( window(1) menu_ciw 3 ) ) and I've add a line in .cdsinit...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by NcfC on Wed, Apr 16 2014
  • Getting schematic instances from multiple open schematics

    Hi, I want write a skill routine that lets the user interactively select instances from multiple schematics & get those instance names. I tried geAddSelectPoint(), but that will prompt the user to select instances only from the current cellview. I tried dbGetOpenCellViews(), but that will get me...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by shajujan on Tue, Apr 15 2014
  • Generate symbol from Schematic

    Hello I have created one schematic. Is it possible to generate symbol of that schematic automatically by some skill script? Please help me with some script. Regards Varun
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Skill User on Tue, Mar 4 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
  • Is it possible to add a new tab to an existing tab field

    Hello, Does anyone know whether it is possible to add a new tab page to an existing tab field? Could find an answer neither in skuiref.pdf, nor on this forum. Here is what was tried to no avail: 1) Initial form creation: Code example (stored in file "tabTest.il"): procedure( cwsFx(x_pageNumber...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by FrncsJRClement on Tue, Oct 29 2013
  • skill code to get details from schematic

    Hello For an example I have 1 capacitor connected with 2 pins and 2 nets in schematic. Now I want to read these details and dump into some file with its library name, cell name and view name. Information could be instance name, nets name, pins name etc... Someone please help me with some script so that...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Skill User on Tue, Oct 22 2013
  • Want to change the size of the memory array in layout using SKILL

    Hi, I have a 256bit Memory array in which bitcells are arranged in certain rows and columns. I want to reduce the size of the array to half 128bit. How can I implement this in SKILL? Thanks, Abhi
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by AbhishekSTM on Mon, Oct 21 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
  • place bound top and bottom

    does anyone have the following skill code 1. a skill code that turns on place bound top and place bound bottom in an allegro file? 2. a skill code that specify the package height max? 3. the xy cordinate for the place bound vias. I have written a skill code that locates the place bound vias Thanks
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by Wale on Wed, Aug 28 2013
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