Actually you don't have to type anything if you use the "FindSimilarObject"
when right mouse clicking.

Another thing is that a history of search strings is available for things
you often do.

Tony



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Saturday, August 03, 2002 1:32 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Finding unplated pads (was 100% complete??????)
>
>
> sounds like a lot of typing!
> and i assume you have to spell the object identifiers correctly :)
>
> i got the dxp demo but they never sent me a password!
>
> Dennis Saputelli
>
> Tony Karavidas wrote:
> >
> > Here's a + for DXP:
> >
> > The example I cited earlier about finding any unplated pads is
> much easier
> > in DXP
> >
> > Type this in the List box and you've got it!
> >
> > Find(ObjectKind = 'Pad') And (PadIsPlated = 'False')
> >
> > The hard part about figuring that out is I didn't know exactly what was
> > available unless I painfully scroll through the parameters.
> They need to do
> > a lot of documentation in this area.
> >
> > The way I ACTUALLY got to that message was to use
> FindSimilarObject, click
> > on any pad, uncheck the plated box, check SAME, and click APPLY.
> >
> > You could even do it this way:
> >
> > (ObjectKind = 'Pad') And (PadIsPlated <> 'True')
> >
> > Tony
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jenkins, Charlie [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: Saturday, August 03, 2002 12:37 PM
> > > To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> > > Subject: Re: [PEDA] 100% complete??????
> > >
> > >
> > > An unplated hole will give you an incomplete net.  This is
> usaually not
> > > fatal as you get all your connection holes plated anyway.  I
> tried several
> > > ways to locate the non-plated items with varying degrees of success.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Robert M. Wolfe [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: Saturday, August 03, 2002 3:08 PM
> > > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > > Subject: [PEDA] 100% complete??????
> > >
> > >
> > > Hello All,
> > > Anybody run into the Reports vs DRC with respect to 100% complete
> > > connections being different.
> > > I ran DRC for uncomplete net and it is clean 100% connections.
> > > It is a 6 layer card with a split gnd plane, vcc plane not
> split and there
> > > are many polygon plane
> > > areas also one layer is mostly polygon planes. I di da very
> carefull look
> > > there but nothing seems to
> > > be in error. I also put system in single layer mode and viewed up
> > > each layer
> > > to hope to spot a netline,
> > > nothing so far.
> > > If I run the report for connection status I get 1 incomplete
> net, in this
> > > report it does not tell you the net
> > > that is not connected, unfortunately.
> > > So anybbody got any suggestions as to how to determine if the board is
> > > done??
> > > I did a netlist output from PCB of connected copper, and compared
> > > it to the
> > > schematic output netlist and they match 100%.
> > > I also checked for parts off board area by selecting all
> outside area and
> > > the move slected up and into vieable area and no luck,
> > > I also check Pick and Place for any negative Y coordinates none.
> > > Is there anywhere else to verify 100% completion?
> > > TIA
> > > Bob Wolfe
> > >
> > >
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