It looks as though Altium have updated, yet again, the Protel Website, sometime today.
What is of interest is the advance notification provided of some of the features which will be available with Altium. The following text is an extract from the updated Protel Website (and was thus originally provided by Altium): ++++++++ PCB West Design Conference Altium will be exhibiting at the 11th annual PCB West Design Conference from March 19th to the 21st, 2002 in Santa Clara (for full details go to www.pcbwest.com). We would like to invite you to be our guest at the show and have 2000 show passes to give away. To register for your free pass simply submit your details in the form below and your pass will be mailed to you. Please note that this offer is only available within the USA. What's of interest for Protel users at the show At the Altium stand Every day at booth number 412 - Product preview of the new Protel release - Opportunity to try the new Protel product - Product preview of the new CAMtastic! release The Protel User Group meeting Wednesday, March 20th 2002 (7:30am to 9:30am) Room 203 Santa Clara Convention Center Hosted by our Protel Product Manager, Phil Loughhead and Applications Engineer, Rick Wilson The focus for the meeting will be on features in the new Protel release, including: - Enhanced design integration and management, with powerful design validation, comparison, and bi-directional synchronization features. - On-sheet schematic symbol editing, user definable component and pin parameters, and enhanced schematic printing with optional preview. - Comprehensive PCB dimensioning tools and enhanced padstack definition. - Situs, the new topological autorouter, with complete support for all electrical and routing design rules, BGA fanout support and cleaner routing. - Enhanced circuit simulation, with import and export of waveform data, enhanced plot graphics, overlaying of multiple waveforms and copy to clipboard support. - Integrated PCB signal integrity analysis, operating within the Design Explorer environment. - Plus a host of other features, including integrated component libraries, version control, design variants, true multi-channel design, the ability work with documents directly on the hard drive, user-friendly environment customization, the spreadsheet-like Object Explorer, and much more. We will also be previewing the new Design Explorer based CAMtastic!, with auto-loading of all file types, enhanced DRC checking, and import and export of ODB++ files. +++++++ The reference to Situs is not unexpected, but we have now been given advance notice of some other features which will be provided in Phoenix. Regards, Geoff Harland. ----------------------------- E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on it, is prohibited and may be unlawful. Any opinions or advice contained in this e-mail are confidential and not for public display. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://email@example.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *