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 Conversion of a text to a logo 

Last post Wed, Feb 18 2009 1:56 AM by Bernd. 2 replies.
Started by Vasili 17 Feb 2009 09:50 PM. Topic has 2 replies and 3009 views
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  • Tue, Feb 17 2009 9:50 PM

    • Vasili
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    Conversion of a text to a logo Reply

     I already was told that there is no simple skill code that

    would allow to convert an arbitrary text, say, presented as a label

    into a shapes (polygons). However, this is rather strange for me.

    This is why I would like to ask this question again. It is easy to see

    that lables are built from lines. Maybe it is possible "to interseptlabels

    and convert them to, say, lines or paths?

     Vasili

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  • Tue, Feb 17 2009 10:21 PM

    • skillUser
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    Re: Conversion of a text to a logo Reply

     Hi Vasili,

    This is not strictly true; there is a "PG Text" capability built right into the tool, as a feature of Turbo Toolbox (it is available in IC5141 and IC61x versions) - look for that as a search string in SourceLink and you should find some good information.

    In addition to this, there are sure to be several versions of AE-ware and customer code that has been written for this purpose, but I think your best bet is probably to use Turbo Toolbox.

     Hope this helps you!

    Regards,

    Lawrence.

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  • Wed, Feb 18 2009 1:56 AM

    • Bernd
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    Re: Conversion of a text to a logo Reply

    Hi,

    Logos and text in Cadence Virtuoso have been discussed over years,
    additional to Lawrence suggestion here are some more.
    Find the most appropriate for you.

    - There is an old discussion on this in comp.cad.cadence:
    http://groups.google.com/group/comp.cad.cadence/browse_thread/thread/463bef496a1ef938/325dc091b0990435

    - p2m Gimp plugin
    http://www.cadence.ncsu.edu/p2m/
    http://www.eda.ncsu.edu/wiki/Tutorial:P2m
    I found the plugin here
    http://schumaml.gmxhome.de/downloads/gimp/

    - SourceLink solution for 6.1.x
    http://sourcelink.cadence.com/docs/db/kdb/2009/Jan/11528792.html

    - Andrew Beckett has a SKILL script 'abXpmToLayout.ils', he is member in this forum as well
    http://www.cadence.com/community/members/Andrew%20Beckett.aspx
    and if you send him a pm he surly will provide this to you.

    Bernd

    Just another lonesome cad guy
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