[PEDA] Finding Particular RefDes in Multisheet Schematic

2004-04-17 Thread Jeff Condit
to search the libraries with no provision for RefDes. Any help would be appreciated. Jeff Condit * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list

Re: [PEDA] Finding Particular RefDes in Multisheet Schematic

2004-04-17 Thread Jeff Condit
Rich, Thank you very much. I found it with your help. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Rich Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Protel EDA Forum' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, April 17, 2004 12:26 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Finding Particular RefDes in Multisheet Schematic Jeff

[PEDA] Renaming Schematic Sheets

2004-05-11 Thread Jeff Condit
on sheet 1, and any other properties, attributes, or fields that refer to it anywhere else. How do I go about doing this systematically? Jeff Condit * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA] SLOTS?

2004-05-11 Thread Jeff Condit
place one at the center of each arc that makes up each shape (2 for a slot, 4 for a rectangle, etc. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Peter Bennett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 7:55 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] SLOTS? John Girvan wrote

Re: [PEDA] logo in template does not show

2004-05-11 Thread Jeff Condit
moving either the graphic file or the schematic file will cause this to occur. It is unclear how this would work in a networked setting. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Dennis Saputelli [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 9:25 AM

Re: [PEDA] VIA

2004-05-15 Thread Jeff Condit
is very high at the better shops, but it does cost more. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Phillip Stevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:54 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] VIA This might be useful: http://www.datacircuits.com/pages

Re: [PEDA] 0 Gap Means Touch or Not?

2004-05-15 Thread Jeff Condit
marginal methods (even though they work most of the time) will eventually result in getting bit. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Abd ulRahman Lomax [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 5:58 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] 0 Gap Means Touch

Re: [PEDA] Acrobat 6.0 troubles...

2004-05-15 Thread Jeff Condit
I use PDF995 too. Works great. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: bob stephens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Protel EDA Forum' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 12:30 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Acrobat 6.0 troubles... I use a shareware pdf printer driver called pdf995 from

Re: [PEDA] OT: Mentor PADS comparison

2004-05-16 Thread Jeff Condit
, support push-and-shove of other traces, and is very fast for an assisted manual tool. P-CAD's shape based autorouter sucks for anything except trivial designs. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Abd ul-Rahman Lomax [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, May

Re: [PEDA] OT: Mentor PADS comparison

2004-05-17 Thread Jeff Condit
with some customers restriction of using ports for identifying busses only. It would be nice if there were a local/global/automatic override control on net labels. Jeff Condit * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave

Re: [PEDA] OT: Mentor PADS comparison

2004-05-17 Thread Jeff Condit
Last comment and then I'll shut up. In P-CAD it is possible to make ports that look just like net labels. This has been successfully used to control global vs. local without messing up ports and busses. A kludge, yes, but one that can be used. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From

Re: [PEDA] Flipping a PCB layout - 99SE

2004-05-17 Thread Jeff Condit
Maybe I've been doing this too long. I find it quite easy to work on the silkscreens while they are backward. However, most of the customers don't feel that way about the printouts, so such a tool would be useful in that regard. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Abd ul-Rahman

Re: [PEDA] Router comparison

2004-05-19 Thread Jeff Condit
Mike, Protel costs roughly 8K$ and has its low end router included as only a portion of that. To compare apples and oranges, very roughly what do Electra and Spectra cost nowadays? Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: edsi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

[PEDA] Finding Ground Symbols with the wrong Net

2004-06-01 Thread Jeff Condit
In 99SE schematic, I found a few ground symbols that were assigned to other nets. What is the easiest way to find any ground symbols of each type (GND, PGND, AGND, etc.) not attached to the expected NET for that type? Jeff Condit

Re: [PEDA] Toggling Netlist Macros in 99SE SP6 (continued...)

2004-06-01 Thread Jeff Condit
Is there any way a net label on the ground could make it local? Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Leo Potjewijd [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 3:03 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Toggling Netlist Macros in 99SE SP6 (continued

Re: [PEDA] tests for Pb in solder

2004-08-14 Thread Jeff Condit
conversion of preexisting refrigeration systems over to the new refrigerant gasses? A lot of fortunes were made by this premeditated manipulation. Change can be good provided premature acceleration does not bring other serious problems. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Bagotronix

[PEDA] Thickest Copper

2004-09-02 Thread Jeff Condit
Provided you have wide spaces between traces, what is the thickest copper (internal/external foil/plating) commonly acceptable to your Fab houses? Jeff Condit * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit

Re: [PEDA] Thickest Copper

2004-09-03 Thread Jeff Condit
Thanks to all who responded. It appears 4oz (5.5 mils; 140um) is commonly doable, but thicker may be harder to support. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Rich Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Protel EDA Forum' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 12:23 AM Subject: Re

[PEDA] Unconnected Ports

2004-09-07 Thread Jeff Condit
unconnected wire ends? Jeff Condit * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 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

[PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Jeff Condit
in this particular case. It is not practical to convert to DXP and back for each minor change. Jeff Condit 6946 Clark Rd. Paradise, CA 95969 Office: (530) 877-6443 Cell: (530) 228-6780 [EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Jeff Condit
I also changed Tools-ERC-Setup-Net Identifier Scope to 'Net Labels and Ports Global' which got rid of 16 pages of input errors and warnings flagged because they were only connected to a port symbol. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Jeff Condit [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA

Re: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Jeff Condit
should point into an input and away from an output? Jeff Condit 6946 Clark Rd. Paradise, CA 95969 Office: (530) 877-6443 Cell: (530) 228-6780 [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Original Message - From: Jeff Condit [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 08

Re: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Jeff Condit
be done in the parts editor, but then the part would be wrong on other designs where the pins are used differently. Thus, the desire to be able to characterize them in schematic. Anyway, that was the thought. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Jeff Condit
, but doesn't do the job an override does. Still looking for input on this subject. Thanks, Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Jeff Condit [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 7:33 AM Subject: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC

Re: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Jeff Condit
Thanks Peter. That's what I like to do as well, but its takes a little more time to do and the customer is not always willing to pay for it. In this particular case, the customer made it the way it is and wants it that way, so the customer gets what the customer wants. Jeff Condit

Re: [PEDA] High Speed Design (was: 99SE Find Files Found)

2004-09-10 Thread Jeff Condit
if your bid is based on twice as many hours as people with proper tools; and you can't just no bid them or arbitrarily cut your bid in half to win it: you'll go out of business. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Jim Monroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

Re: [PEDA] Ethernet Connection

2004-09-23 Thread Jeff Condit
Also, match signal path lengths to minimize relative skew. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: Jason Morgan [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 2:48 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Ethernet Connection It depends on many things, but I

Re: [PEDA] Using P99SE schematic editor for creating general purpose flowcharts.

2004-09-30 Thread Jeff Condit
AJ, Let us know your evaluation when done. I'd be interested. Thanks, Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 5:28 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Using P99SE schematic editor for creating general purpose flowcharts

Re: [PEDA] CORE THICKNESSES

2004-10-03 Thread Jeff Condit
may not know what brands of material they use or regularly stock. Jeff Condit - Original Message - From: H. Selfridge [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 03, 2004 1:04 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] CORE THICKNESSES The standard thickness of core