OK, Abdul, I got the first part to work and created a *netlist* on the PCB.
Now how do I load that into the schematic and get the Ref Des to come out
correct and not erase the schematic.

Sean James
PCB Designer
Telecast Fiber Systems, Inc.
102 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Abd ul-Rahman Lomax" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2001 12:38 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] HELP!


> At 09:21 AM 11/13/01 -0500, Sean James wrote:
> >Ian, this is a good suggestion, however, the PCB hasn't any named nets.
He
> >just wires point to point, and keeps track of the wiring in his head by
> >using his rough schematic.
>
> I'll be more explicit.
>
> That is *not* a problem. Design/Netlist/Menu/Create Netlist from Connected
> Copper will give all the nets names. Then you reload that net list and run
> Design/Netlist/Menu/Update Free Primitives from Connected Pads, and your
> board will be just as if it had been designed with a net list.
>
> There is another command, Export Netlist from PCB, which would not work,
> this command merely exports the pad net assignments, not actual
connections.
>
> The command names may be different from what I have written, but you
should
> get the idea.
>
>
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Abdulrahman Lomax
> Easthampton, Massachusetts USA
>

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