If what you're asking for is a way to find/highlight all instances of a pad with a particular name,
then these hints should get you pointed in the right direction.
foreach( padstack_db axlDBGetDesign()->padstacks
nname = padstack_db->name
and use axlDehighlightObject when you are done.
local Cadence guru
Originally posted in cdnusers.org by kerchunk.