Length : 2 days
In this course, you create a customized setup for many Allegro® tools that you can apply to a single user or across an entire company site. This tool setup course makes it easier for you to use the Allegro tools, to get new designs started, and to establish a standard environment that maximizes productivity.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify default setup files located in the Cadence installation hierarchy
- Define a CDS_SITE variable to point to a tool setup and configuration area
- Create and test a custom setup for front and backend tools
- Distinguish between global, project, and user environments
- Create templates for designs, projects, and libraries
Software Used in This Course
- Allegro Design Authoring – High Speed Option
- Allegro PCB Designer
- SPB 16.6
- Design Entry HDL
- Rules Checker
- Cross Referencer
- DE HDL SI Model Assign
- DE HDL – Constraint Manager
- Design Sync
- BOM HDL and Variant Editor
- Project Manager
- DE HDL SKILL
- PCB Editor
- PCB – Constraint Manager
- PCB SI
- PCB SKILL
This course is designed for a variety of Cadence customers. It can benefit large and small companies with simple or complex organizations. Some companies have an internal CAD group that is responsible for Cadence® software. In other companies, Cadence software administration might be less formalized, falling somewhere between the IT group and the end users themselves. So the audience is quite diverse. The course content focuses on the environments that are most common, while still providing help with alternate scenarios.
You must have experience with or knowledge of the following:
- Allegro Design Entry HDL
- Allegro PCB Editor
- Allegro Constraint Manager
Or you must have completed the following courses:
This course requires a generic installation environment where you can customize and test project and tool setup. Special customer environments would need to be temporarily disabled to support lab activities.
Hardware and Software
This course addresses setup and customization of front-end, back-end, and SI tools. These tools are all available in our Cadence corporate classrooms.
The most common operating system used by our SPB customers is Windows. The setup and customization labs are written mainly for the Windows platform, but may be adapted for use on Linux or UNIX platforms as well.