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Skill script

  • Re: Check if File exists in SKILL

    Hi Randy, Thanks for the suggestion! But it is not working as expected. In general, how is a file searched in multiple/hierarchy of directories in SKILL? Thanks, Bindu
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by BinduSripad on Wed, Jul 2 2014
  • Check if File exists in SKILL

    Hi, I am trying to check if a given file exists in one of the directories listed in the parent of parent of current directory (2 levels up) Code: isFileName(ruleFile list("..." ) ) This doesnt seem to be correct. Could you please suggest a solution for the same. Is there an alternate to varying...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by BinduSripad on Wed, Jul 2 2014
  • SKILL code to detect empty cells while parsing CSV file

    Hi SKILL experts, I am trying to parse a CSV file and populate this data into a hash table. The CSV file could possibly have empty cells. If any of the first 7 columns for a given row in the CSV file is empty, the parser should stop and not write the data to the hash table. Although when the line is...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by BinduSripad on Mon, Jun 30 2014
  • Re: I lose waived DRCs during refresh; need skill code

    Thank you Dave for your advice. Yes, old DRC with the new were identical and should be the same location. The only change were the footprint of the symbols (after update symbols). My PCB board has more than 3000 waived drc and they are different comments. Therefore I was wondering if you have any code...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by patricksingr on Thu, Mar 27 2014
  • I lose waived DRCs during refresh; need skill code

    Hi everyone, When I update symbols I lose all of my waived DRCs during refresh, is there a skill script to retain DRCs during refresh. My goal is the to able to export waived DRCs, and once refresh is done I'd like to import it back without loosing default comments (should be at the same x,y coordinates...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by patricksingr on Wed, Mar 26 2014
  • 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
  • SKILL BOM-like script

    Hi all! Iam fairy new to electonics CAD systems and SKILL especially. Can someone explain to me is there a way to write a script that can create txt or xml file with list of all components (like resistors, transistors, etc.) and their properties from currect project? Sorry my english. Best regards.
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by Alex Bond on Thu, Aug 8 2013
  • Explore options available to connect to skill code through VSTO(Microsoft Excel Project).

    Hi All, I am a newbie. I am trying to explore options to run skill code in my VSTO project(Microsoft Excel) . Is it possible to do so? All I am trying to do it call a Skill procedure from Excel which will then update an Allegro design. Any help is highly appreciated. Thanks a lot. Maanu.
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by Maanu on Wed, Mar 27 2013
  • SKILL script to get the pins sequence for a particular net

    Hi, I wrote a SKILL script that returns all the pins in a net. However, I would like to have the order of these pins in that net. For example: - if I have a net NET_X with 4 pins p_1, p_2, p_3, p_4 - if there is a Cline between p_1 => p_3, Cline between p_3 => p_2, Cline between p_2 => p_4 The...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by Klaap on Mon, Jul 16 2012
  • Re: How to use setVarWriteProtect to protect a defstruct variable?

    Hi Dave, Thanks for your kindly response:) I created a structure which will be shared by other team members after I initialize it, and it will be surved as read-only purpose as I don't want it to be changed by other team members by accident. I am a greenhand to Skill language, when I refer to skill...
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by Angeila on Sun, May 6 2012
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