[PCB_FORUM] Re: Pad designer editor problems

Hi Jelena,

I tried adding the "set..." line to my env file, without results.  I wonder
if there is an equivalent "set" command for the padstack editor?

Thanks for your time!

Gary E. MacIndoe
PCB Design Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
1351 South Sunset Street
Longmont, CO  80501
Phone:  (303) 774-5159
FAX:    (303) 774-5022




-> -----Original Message-----
-> From: Jelena Larsen [mailto:jelenal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
-> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 2:32 PM
-> To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
-> Subject: [PCB_FORUM] Re: Pad designer editor problems
->
->
-> Gary,
->
-> The have the following in my EVV file to increase the character length.
-> I assume this works for the padstack length as well.
->
-> set ALLEGRO_LONG_PACKAGE_NAME = 256
->
-> Jelena Larsen
->
->
-> -----Original Message-----
-> From: Gary MacIndoe [mailto:gary.macindoe@xxxxxxx]
-> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 1:06 PM
-> To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
-> Subject: [PCB_FORUM] Re: Pad designer editor problems
->
->
-> Mitch, Shirley,
->
-> I think I have defined the problem, now I just need a solution!
->
-> It appears that I have an eight character limit in naming padstacks, but
-> just since moving to 15.2.  We have quite a few previously created
-> padstacks
-> that exceed eight characters in name length.
->
-> Anyone have a clue as to how I can tell the "Pad_Designer" editor to
-> allow
-> more than eight characters?
->
-> Thanks for the help!
->
-> Gary E. MacIndoe
-> PCB Design Engineer
-> Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
-> Longmont, Colorado
->
->
->
->
-> -> -----Original Message-----
-> -> From: Gary MacIndoe [mailto:gary.macindoe@xxxxxxx]
-> -> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 1:50 PM
-> -> To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
-> -> Subject: [PCB_FORUM] Re: Pad designer editor problems
-> ->
-> ->
-> ->
-> -> Hey Mitch,
-> ->
-> -> We have used dashes and underscores in package as well as
-> -> padstack names for
-> -> years.  Now all of a sudden it doesn't appear to like either the
-> -> underscore
-> -> or the dash.
-> ->
-> -> At first I copied/pasted a similar padstack file, renamed it,
-> -> then tried to
-> -> edit it.  It wouldn't load with the "_mod", so I took off the "_mod",
-> it
-> -> would then load into the padstack editor.  Then I did a "save
-> -> as" and added
-> -> the "_mod".  Now, once again, I can't load it in with the "_mod"
-> -> to modify
-> -> it.  All of this is taking place in an "unchecked" directory
-> -> where we create
-> -> and use the symbols/padstacks in a design.  They are moved into
-> -> the "golden"
-> -> library directory only when tested in a populated functional PCB
-> -> assembly.
-> ->
-> -> In this same "unchecked" directory, I can load a previously
-> -> created padstack
-> -> (i.e. "r15x70") without the "_mod" just fine.  It doesn't make
-> -> any sense to
-> -> me.  The only thing that has changed lately is I have moved from 15.1
-> to
-> -> 15.2.
-> ->
-> -> Gary E. MacIndoe
-> -> PCB Design Engineer
-> -> Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
-> -> Longmont, Colorado
-> ->
-> ->
-> ->
-> ->
-> -> -> -----Original Message-----
-> -> -> From: Mitch S. Morey [mailto:cadpro2k@xxxxxxxxxx]
-> -> -> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 11:04 AM
-> -> -> To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
-> -> -> Subject: [PCB_FORUM] Re: Pad designer editor problems
-> -> ->
-> -> ->
-> -> -> Hi Gary,
-> -> ->
-> -> -> Our library has padstacks with spaces and dashes in the names
-> -> and don't
-> -> -> give us problems.
-> -> ->
-> -> -> Just thinking...
-> -> ->
-> -> -> 1) are you positive you've mod'd this one in the 'correct'
-> -> library, and
-> -> -> maybe not in a duplicate path that Allegro is NOT looking in?
-> -> -> 2) When you say you've mod'd it from an existing, did you do
-> -> that in the
-> -> -> PADSTACK Editor? or did you simply copy it, and now the editor
-> doesn't
-> -> -> find it. In that case you need to restart the editor
-> -> -> 3) can you call that new padstack (filename_mod.pad) up in the
-> allegro
-> -> -> symbol editor?
-> -> -> 4) are you sure there's not a flash symbol associated with the new
-> -> -> padstack that the editor doesn't find?
-> -> ->
-> -> -> Hope this helps. Good day.
-> -> ->
-> -> -> Mitch
-> -> ->
-> -> ->
-> -> -> > Thanks Richard.  This padstack is in the same directory with
-> -> -> others that I
-> -> -> > have no problem loading into the padstack editor (they
-> -> don't have the
-> -> -> > "_mod"
-> -> -> > at the end).
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> > Gary E. MacIndoe
-> -> -> > PCB Design Engineer
-> -> -> > Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
-> -> -> > Longmont, Colorado
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   -----Original Message-----
-> -> -> >   From: Weinberg, Richard (Richard) [mailto:rweinberg@xxxxxxxxx]
-> -> -> >   Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 10:17 AM
-> -> -> >   To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
-> -> -> >   Subject: [PCB_FORUM] Re: Pad designer editor problems
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   I've seen this before. I'm not sure but, check if there are
-> -> -> any spaces
-> -> -> > in
-> -> -> > any of the directory names in the total path.
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   __________________________________________________
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-> -> -> >   Richard Weinberg           Tel: 207 846 4539
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-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   -----Original Message-----
-> -> -> >   From: Gary MacIndoe [mailto:gary.macindoe@xxxxxxx]
-> -> -> >   Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 12:03 PM
-> -> -> >   To: Allegro Forum
-> -> -> >   Subject: [PCB_FORUM] Pad designer editor problems
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   Hey guys,
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   Anyone see this while trying to edit a padstack?  I have a
-> -> -> padstack that
-> -> -> > I
-> -> -> > modified from another one with "_mod" at the end (i.e. the
-> -> padstack is
-> -> -> > named
-> -> -> > "r11x44_mod.pad").  Could it be the "_"?  I tried replacing
-> -> -> the "_" with a
-> -> -> > "-", then taking it out altogether, same results.  Only when I
-> -> -> remove the
-> -> -> > "mod", can I edit the padstack!  I can edit ones without the
-> -> -> "_mod" all I
-> -> -> > want.
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   Thanks for any replies!
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >   Gary E. MacIndoe
-> -> -> >   PCB Design Engineer
-> -> -> >   Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
-> -> -> >   Longmont, Colorado
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> -> >
-> -> ->
-> -> ->
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