Hello,

Type "SDT" in the search function of the online help in Capture.  You will
find exactly what you need to know about the "SDT.cfg" file.

John, I agree with you about OrCAD.

Cheers!
Drew


----- Original Message -----
From: "Westfeldt, Pat" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 8:04 AM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Protel to Orcad Schematic


> thanks to all.  One thing I missed was what modifications are necessary
> to the sdt.cfg file.
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:   John Ross [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent:   Tuesday, July 16, 2002 2:52 AM
> To:     Protel EDA Forum
> Subject:        Re: [PEDA] Protel to Orcad Schematic
>
> > I can confirm what Dennis knows.
> > Protel exports the SDT version of a schematic, but not the SDT
> > library/symbols required by Capture v7.2 and above to
> > translate the SDT
> > version.  The issue of correctly modifying the "SDT.cfg"
> > file, required to
> > up-rev an SDT design to v7.2 and above, is moot without the SDT
> > library/symbols.
>
> You can generate the Orcad .olb library.
>
> But its not straight forward.
>
> You can generate a .olb lib from P98, so you need to save your
> P99 project back into P98 then save as SDT SCH & OLB, amend the .cfg
> file then import into Orcad.
>
> I was always pretty disappointed that the support was removed in
> P99SE, but you can see how its better for Protel if Import is OK, but
> export is more difficult ....... as Capture is a nice environment (but
> myself & Layout will never be friends).
>
> Best Regards
>
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