Ian,

> Yep.  I agree.  Users have been suggesting a number
> of things (on the DXP 
> forum) that increase the ability to control layout
> from sch.  Things like 
> setting layers and being able to create classes
> (nets, components etc) in 
> the sch.  Maybe some of these ideas will appear at
> some stage.

Do you mean that you cannot set (as minimum) the trace
width/clearacne and component height in the schematic
and get this information in the PCB?

I've been using this for years and it's very helpful.

Mira

--- Ian Wilson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> 
> 
> >Orcad capture also has what i think is a new
> feature to v. 10:
> >a big spreadsheet type panel with all the objects
> across all the
> >sheets which can be sorted by their columns
> >and which can be used to globally
> >edit things reasonably simply
> 
> Sort of like DXP/P2004's List panel is it?  P99SE
> has this but you have to 
> export-change-import and this is a somewhat fiddly
> process.
> 
> One of my dislikes about P2004 is that the List
> panel is always "active" 
> (even if not visible).  The List panel is great when
> necessary but filling 
> it and emptying it *might* be a cause of delays when
> doing queries that 
> affect lots of objects - there are delays but us
> users are not privy to all 
> the causes, I hypothesize that the List panel is one
> cause.  I say might as 
> there is no way of confirming whether this is the
> case, but it is a 
> possibility.
> 
> However there are times when the List panel is very
> useful. You can sort by 
> clicking on column headers.  You can edit a bunch of
> objects at the same 
> time. You can show child objects of group objects
> (polygons, components 
> etc).  Managing the columns that are shown could be
> better I think.  The 
> List, like the Inspector, by default only shows
> columns that are common to 
> all the objects returned by the current filter.  So
> when no filter is 
> active it shows everything and so you don't have
> many useful columns - you 
> can turn on more columns manually.
> 
> The main issue I have with P2004 implementation of
> the List panel 
> (spreadsheet view) is that keeping it up-to-date is
> possibly a cause of 
> these pregnant pauses that one gets while running
> some queries/filters. I 
> would like to be able to turn off the List panel so
> it is not having to be 
> continually kept synched with the current filters.
> 
> Ian
> 
> 
> 
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