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  • Re: Radial/polar placement !

    To place component as you desire, I tried "Import > Placement" command I calculated coordinates X and Y, setting: a RADIUS value (I used mils for the distance from origin), an ANGLE (degrees between a symbol and the next one), an initial PHASE (degrees, you may want to place the first symbol...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Alicia on Tue, Feb 4 2014
  • omit / ignore parts in a BOM(BOM_IGNORE?), also label as "do not stuff" automatically in BOM

    I've looked at several forms/user guides/help documents and I'm unable to find the answers I'm looking for. I'm using orcad capture 16.2. I do *not* have CIS :'( 1. Is there a straightforward way to keep schematic compenonts off of the BOM. e.g. a PCB pad, fiducials, etc. EDIT: I'm...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by cobcra on Tue, Dec 3 2013
  • Re: Where is the Symbol editor "canvas" ?

    Hello, I am a new user to Cadence and have encountered the same problem. The tutorial clearly indicates the Symbol Editor canvas should display the symbol, but does not!. Have you (or anyone else) managed to get to the 'canvas'? Anyone please jump in and answer....i cannot find a 'button'...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by springdene on Thu, Nov 29 2012

    To answer my own question : using file>new library to create a new library1 and used drag and drop to put the newer symbol in it. I then did replace cache on the older symbol and pointed to the copy. This worked fine and the design netlisted ok. The only fly in the ointment was that I still had two...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by joma on Wed, Sep 5 2012
  • Component Browser: Footprint is not defined for a part.

    Hi, After creating part/symbol in Part Developer using PCB Librarian, I tried to test the part in DE HDL through PCB Librarian. When I placed the part, Component Browser shows an error, Footprint is not defined for a part. What might be the cause of this error? But when I tried to export the schematic...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by maberu on Thu, Jul 19 2012
  • How to add a company logo or a marking seregraphy with "Allegro PCB Design"

    Hi, how to add a company logo, a picture, or a marking seregraphy in PCB board with "Allegro PCB Design", see exemple in attached image: Best regards, Haithem.
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by HaithemEmbedde on Mon, May 28 2012
  • Custom Shape Symbols Pads

    Hello Folks, I have devloped shape symbols (.ssm) for any custom/irregular shapes that will be used in a pad stack. A rough outline of the implementation: 2. Create the pad stack using the shape with the following: o Regular pad geometry: = shape o Shape: = shape you created in step 1 I am not sure how...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Rahil Memon on Tue, Apr 3 2012
  • Archived Webinar: Using Scoreboards With Formal Verification

    If you've run simulation, you have probably used scoreboards to check that outputs properly match inputs. As revealed in a newly archived webinar, there's an easy way to use scoreboards with formal verification. It requires a slightly different methodology, but it turns out to be a good way to...
    Posted to Industry Insights (Weblog) by rgoering on Wed, Dec 7 2011
  • Can't place parts in Orcad PCB... :-( Hint appreciated! :-)

    I'm running an old Orcad Capture/PCB 16.2 - and have obviously been away from it too long! I can netlist (with the usual renaming warnings) and open the netlist in Orcad PCB. I get a (correct) list of parts when I go to Place/Manually - but there's no Quickview preview and I can't place anything...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by N i z e on Fri, Oct 28 2011
  • Warnings Creating a Netlist

    Hello i'm trying to make a PCB desing using the Cadence OrCAD Release 16.3, when i finish doing my schematic on Capture, and i try to create a netlist, there is a warning message that refers me to the "netrev.lst" file, i open it and there are this 2 errors: #1 WARNING(SPMHNI-192): Device...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by EaCmBoThOm on Tue, Aug 23 2011
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