will be under maintenance from Friday, Oct. 3rd at 6pm (PST) thru Sunday, Oct 5th at 11pm (PST). login, registration, community posting and commenting functionalities will be disabled.
Home > Community > Tags > rod
Login with a Cadence account.
Not a member yet?
Create a permanent login account to make interactions with Cadence more convenient.

Register | Membership benefits
Get email delivery of the Cadence blog (individual posts).


* Required Fields

Recipients email * (separate multiple addresses with commas)

Your name *

Your email *

Message *

Contact Us

* Required Fields
First Name *

Last Name *

Email *

Company / Institution *

Comments: *


  • Binary Data Bus via programming script

    Is there a simple, automated way of placing vias from a data bus in a binary pattern to instances like decoders?
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Mon, Jul 21 2014
  • Is there a document containing all the functions with the prefix "rod"?

    can i find it under my installation path? I've searched all the related documents I could find, but still could not find it. of course i can find all the functions with the prefix"rod" with the skill development box, but i want a pdf document instead. if anyone has got it at hand, please...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by danglang on Tue, Jul 8 2014
  • how to translate a rod document into a layout cellview

    i'm a beginner of skill&rod, i've wrote a skill file using rod functions. how could i translate it into a layout cellview using IC5141. thank you
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by danglang on Thu, Jul 3 2014
  • Can we fill a rodCreatePath with rectangles?

    Hi, There is an option to fill a rectangle with many small rectangles using subRectArray or rodfillbBoxwithRects. But is there a way to fill a path, created using rodCreatePath, with rectangles? I am writing a pcell code and need to fill a path with contacts. Thanks in advance.
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by sherrymi2 on Tue, Nov 6 2012
  • Re: Slotted Metal paths

    Hi Lawrence, thanks for your reply and thank you for the script. I agree about the age of the code. I was hoping there might have been some update to it based on its age and the ubiquitousness of the application. I would like to enhance the form input to accept user defined bus widths without limitation...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Mon, Nov 5 2012
  • Slotted Metal paths

    Does anyone know of an updated version of the script for slotted metal paths? This code is very old and has little flexibility for things like defining the size of the slots, width of the path, etc.
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by jaleco on Mon, Nov 5 2012
  • Ring with 45 degrees

    Hi. Im new to skill pcell coding. I made a ring and inserted in in techfile using MPP. However, I want to make one with "45 degrees" corners? How is this possible to techfile? Thanks
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by SuperHot on Sun, Mar 25 2012
  • Guard ring skill code problem

    HI, I made a skill code that draw the guard ring successfully using the enterPath() function and the rodCreatePath() function, but when I press escape to end the code after drawing a number of guardrings, it prints the following warnings then the code end: *WARNING* Illegal number of points, must be...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Yousry on Sun, Mar 4 2012
  • Is it possible to dump a MPP in IC5.1 ?

    Hi, i have in an old layout one very complex MPP that i want to modify, to delete some of subrectangles, but this is very tedious if not impossible. My idea is to "dump" this MPP to skill code and then modify it and with this help to generate a new layout version of the MPP. It is like saving...
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by Laur9 on Thu, Nov 24 2011
  • How to modify/delete a subPath from a MPP using SKILL?

    I have a MPP created by rod1=rodCreatePath( ... ). rod1 contains several subPaths (path1, path2, rect1, rect2 ... ). How can I do the follwing operations using SKILL? 1. Delete path1 2. Un-attach path1 from rod1 3. Change path1 to another layer Thanks very much.
    Posted to Custom IC SKILL (Forum) by sparksu on Wed, Aug 25 2010
Page 1 of 2 (12 items) 1 2 Next >