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  • Importing dxf in Orcad Layout 10 as a footprint

    Hi I have to layout a hairpin filter at XBand in Oracad layout V10. I have a dxf of the filter and it is only on the top layer. It does not use padstacks and it has a rather complex geometry - gaps, turns, and transmission lines. How do I place it on the layout of the artwork as a component? Preferably...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by SaraC on Thu, Sep 18 2014

    How to export through hole pad drill diameter size in dxf file ? I enabled export drill information during dxf export but its not showing the drill dia size when viewing in edrawing viewer ,it showing only outer pad diameter . In the image shown having plated through hole ( 4mm dia drill + 6mm pad )...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by girish on Tue, Sep 25 2012
  • .brd to .step

    Hello All, I got a pcb design from cadence to simulate in a FEM solver but i cannot import has it accepts only STEP and .IGES format or COsMOS,So is its possible to store the design in these formats.or convert to these formats (.STEP,IGES ,COsMOS ) Thanks in Advance
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by naveenvureli on Wed, Jul 11 2012
  • Allegro .brd file to Orcad Layout/Capture

    I am currently using OrCAD Capture to modify a previous motherboard design by modifying the .DSN file. When I try to create a new file in Layout, it gives me multiple errors regarding missing footprints. I have some DXF and GBR files for the previous board and the .BRD file. Is there a way to extract...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Lagila on Fri, Apr 22 2011
  • Why no font when i DXF in.

    i have lots of words in dxf of AUTOCAD file . when i import DXF file to my project. there is no font in it, but figure is all right. Allegro says as follow. How i can deal with it. Many thanks for any reply. Reading Layer Conversion File Reading DXF file... NOTE: Replacing illegal character * with X...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Jimdive on Thu, Jul 29 2010
  • Importing Board Outline

    Hi, I am trying to import a board outline that is saved in a .dxf format into allegro. When I import it, I get an error that says - "Unable to start program; dxf2a". I have search online for dxf2a, but I cannot find anything about it. Does anyone know what it is. Thanks
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by rsr2b on Wed, Oct 7 2009
  • Re: How to start Skill in Orcad PCB editor 16.2

    Hi The easiest way to get this to work properly is the following. Create a directory structure c:\cadence\setup\skill Download file here and unzip to c:\cadence\setup Create a new environment variable called ALLEGRO_PCBENV ControlPanel->System->Advanced->Environment Variables->System->New...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Ejlersen on Fri, Jun 5 2009
  • Problem Exporting DXF

    I am running Allegro V16.01 on a Windows XP machine. When I export to a DXF file, the height property exports for the top side (place_bound_top) only. The bottom side height property (place_bound_bottom) will not export. Can anyone shed some light as to why this may be happening ? Any help would be greatly...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by LRCohen on Mon, Oct 27 2008
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