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  • Why such small signs ("+", "-" etc) in PCB-Editor fonts?

    To whom it may concern at the Cadence PCB Editor development center: Why are the "polarity" signs such as "+" or "-" so infernally small compared to the size of the letters? For instance: If I want to put some text on the silkscreen next to a screw terminal and write "...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by UlfK on Thu, Mar 20 2014
  • Changing some fonts in Allegro Layout 16.5

    I have some general text on my design but I need a different style of text from the 'Courier' default. I only need one or two text to be changed and can use a different textblk number for this if needed. Is it possible to change just one or two text blocks to a different font?
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by tmd63 on Thu, Nov 7 2013
  • Text in PCB Designer 16.5

    I'm starting to get more familiar with Allegro's PCB Designer, but I'm still quite confused about the way text is handled. Looking at one particular example: In OrCAD Layout 10, I had silkscreen text built in to my footprints. This text had a certain height and line width and when I placed...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by B Price on Fri, Jun 21 2013
  • Text File Export

    I'm looking at doing EMC review work but the tools I want to use need text file exports and I don’t have a Cadence install. Is extracta available somewhere or is there another way to do this? Thanks, Chris
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by cdewitt on Wed, Sep 19 2012
  • Change the width of text on PCB editor (silk)

    How to change the width of text corresponding to symbols on the PCB Editor.?
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Abhimanyu1 on Mon, Sep 10 2012
  • Setup Test Sizes - template

    I understant how to change test characteristics using Setup>Design Parameters>Text>Setup Text Sizes. Is there a way to import and Export the settings that are entered into the texts sizes table?
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by crunch on Fri, Sep 7 2012
  • Add Text to inner layer

    Hello, I have a simple question about adding text to the inner layer of a PCB, for identification purpose. I have two inner GND planes and I want to add text to them, because these are copper-pour how can I remove the copper where the characters are? So that the text appears in negative form. I am using...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Marcel222 on Fri, Nov 11 2011
  • OrCAD Capture - cannot set default fonts

    Under OrCAD Capture (16.3 latest patch: When I select the "Design Template" menu and set all my fonts to, say Arial 8, and then place a part, all the text in that part comes in with font size 5, which is too small. I tried editing the libarary the same way by setting each text item (refdes...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Allan M on Thu, Apr 21 2011
  • How rotate all text in the same orientation

    Looking for a skill to rotate all horizontal text to same absolute value and same for all vertical text
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by Ephraim on Wed, Nov 3 2010
  • how to get the text's edge's bBox?

    as following picture show: right down side's y = cadr(point A)-dTextHigh-dTextWidth; and how's x? it seems that hard to get the exact value of x??
    Posted to PCB SKILL (Forum) by pcbskill on Wed, Aug 11 2010
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