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 Difference between Symbols and Parts in Capture 

Last post Wed, May 8 2013 12:32 PM by chads108. 2 replies.
Started by chads108 08 May 2013 12:16 PM. Topic has 2 replies and 503 views
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    • chads108
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    Difference between Symbols and Parts in Capture Reply

     I am setting up a "site" capture.ini file and I noticed that there are entries for [Part Selector Configured Libraries] and [Symbol Selector Configured Libraries].  What is the difference between the two, because the entry paths don't typically seem to match.

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  • Wed, May 8 2013 12:24 PM

    • oldmouldy
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    Re: Difference between Symbols and Parts in Capture Reply
    Parts, more strictly Parts and Packages, represent physical entities, resistors, capacitors, ICs and so on; the Symbols convey information, or connectivity through the design, Title Blocks, Off-Page Connectors, Hierarchical Ports, Power Symbols. See the Capture Users Guide, cap_ug.pdf, in the doc\cap_ug directory of the product installation.
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  • Wed, May 8 2013 12:32 PM

    • chads108
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    Re: Difference between Symbols and Parts in Capture Reply

    Thank you.  That was my thought, but I wanted to make sure before I got the EE's hunting me down.

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