Jim 
Download the free trial version from http://www.connecteda.com.  I promise you this 
router will work.

Mike Reagan
EDSI
Frederick MD


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Jim Labrecque" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Reply-To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date:  Sat, 20 Mar 2004 15:54:57 -0500

>I have a netlist-
>
>My guess is that unless you can somehow attach the track to the original
>netlist, it is ignored.
>
>Thanks again for all the responses.  
>
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Dennis Saputelli" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 1:17 PM
>Subject: Re: [PEDA] Advanced PCB / Advanced Route 3.0
>
>
>> it doesn't sound like you have a netlist, do you?
>> 
>> so while we are strolling down memory lane ...
>> how about MAXROUTE ? 
>> had a protel interface and
>> would only run on windows 2.0 (win 3.0 was too advanced)
>> 
>> fortunately you could quit win 2.0 and it would drop
>> back to the good 'ol DOS prompt where you could get some
>> actual work done
>> 
>> Dennis Saputelli
>> 
>> 
>> Jim Labrecque wrote:
>> > 
>> > The problem is that the preroutes aren't even recognized by Advanced PCB-
>> > 
>> > Another example-
>> > 
>> > If I take the PCB design in Advanced PCB and draw a square out of a series
>> > of tracks on the top layer and then import it into Advanced Route-  Advance
>> > Route doesn't see the square- (what I mean is that physically is not there.  It
>> > is as if I never placed any tracks).
>> > 
>> > I appreciate all the responses.
>> > 
>> > Thanks, Jim
>> > 
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Joe Sapienza" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 11:47 AM
>> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Advanced PCB / Advanced Route 3.0
>> > 
>> > > I believe that If I remember correctly and I understand your question, all
>> > > you need do is select to lock all pre routes and then run the autorouter.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: "Jim Labrecque" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > > To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > > Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 11:36 AM
>> > > Subject: [PEDA] Advanced PCB / Advanced Route 3.0
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > I realize I am using old software, but it is all I have on hand-
>> > > >
>> > > > Does anyone know whether it is possible to manually lay down some tracks
>> > > > in Advanced PCB, and then have Advanced Route recognize these tracks
>> > > > when you open the design?
>> > > >
>> > > > What I am trying to do is some incremental routes with advanced route-
>> > > >
>> > > > For example, the first routing I am trying is to have Advanced Route route
>> > > > all of the voltage/gnds.  This is a multilayer design with 4 planes
>> > > consisting of
>> > > > 3 voltage and 1 ground.
>> > > >
>> > > > I route the 3 voltages and grounds and then export the design back to
>> > > Advanced
>> > > > PCB for some cleanup- (ie shortening some of the stubs and adding
>> > > additional
>> > > > pads for connection into the plane on high current parts).
>> > > >
>> > > > I then save it so that I can import it back into Advanced Route and route
>> > > the
>> > > > rest of the signal tracks.
>> > > >
>> > > > However, after the design is loaded into Advanced Route, any additional
>> > > tracks
>> > > > or pads that I have added are not in the design-
>> > > >
>> > > > Anybody have any ideas or suggestions?
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks, Jim
>> > > >
>> 
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