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  • netlist formatter for spectre and AMS

    Hi Andrew, I pray you'll find this and find the time to respond. I want to write netlist formatters to be used with spectre and amsdesigner (different formatters for different simulators, of course). What I found in the documentation is, how to integrate a new simulator, which seems to be meant for...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Jorg on Wed, Jun 25 2014
  • Re: Open Layout View to spec'd configuration

    Thank you Lawrence, the commands to resize or to set the LSW in-session, from the CIW command input line work. And I have located the commands to size the CIW at startup using "hiResizeWindow()". I was hoping to use the Session file to restore the LSW window at startup, but it does not appear...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Mon, Apr 8 2013
  • How to reset the sevChooseEnvironmentOptions dialog

    Hi, if i add something new tool (here is 'spectre) environment options via asiAddEnvOption (where ?display and ?editable is t) then the environment option dialog does not show the new options. If I call sevReset then the options will be displayed. Is there are a better way to make the new options...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by MLindig on Fri, Jun 29 2012
  • Descending into an instance

    I am using geSwitch() to descend into an instnce as: dvid=dbGetInstanceByName(geGetEditCellView() "Instance_name"); geSwitch(hiGetCurrentWindow() "r" dvid 0 1 1 ); descend into the instance of which the id is given by previous command This doesn't take care of the config views...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by naavika on Tue, Mar 13 2012
  • Re: Help: how to find the location of the file "cdsLibMgr.il"?

    Hi, Thanks, Lawrence. Your suggestion is quiet useful for me. I check the variable value by the command: envGetVal("cdsLibManager.customize" "startupFile"). The value is the default name "cdsLibMgr.il". I have another question. I want to verify the usage of the file cdsLibMgr...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Spallow on Wed, Feb 22 2012
  • Custom Cellview: Callback some skill procedure when double click in Library Manager view list

    Using Cadence Data and tool registry I have succefully created a custom cellview (say, viewX ) and text editor tool is being used to edit or read it. Now I want little more customizations as follows: 1. when double click on this viewX I want to callback some skill function in place of opening a text...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by TamalDas on Sun, Feb 5 2012
  • methods for variable integer to string conversion

    Is there any way to convert a variable of the integer type to a string. Currently i must create a set of pins with names varying from IN0 onward. I tried everything from casting the int to string with quotations to evaluating the symbol/variable then casting into a string with symbolToString. All seem...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by JMCaJHU on Wed, Oct 7 2009
  • Re: Automatic loading of SKILL code into Composer or Virtuoso

    Hi, As Andrew pointed out, the main user customization SKILL syntax file that is automatically loaded is the .cdsinit file which typically can reside in your current, home or < cds_install_dir >/tools/dfII/local directory - the latter location does not exist by default, but if the .cdsinit file...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by skillUser on Wed, Jun 17 2009
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