There’s an exciting new option in CR-8000 Design Gateway 2018: “Execute Macro to Multiple Sheets. The new functionality allows you to execute macros on specified sheets all at once.
In the 2018 release of CR-8000 Design Force, an amazing new improvement has been made to reinforce via. In this tech tip, I’ll demonstrate how this cool new feature works. In this example, I have a ground plane on layers 2 and 4, and I want to tie them together with reinforcing vias.
To make the process of locating a component in the library easier and quicker, it is possible to setup search fields in the Library database window, where entries in the fields quickly narrow the available components for selection.
Oftentimes when we’re working on schematics, the panel menus take up a ton of space on the screen. This is where the Design Gateway auto-hide feature comes in handy.
As a former PCB designer I always looked forward to the next release of the software that I was designing with. Like a kid unwrapping a gift, I would open up the What’s New HTML file and read through all the amazing new goodies designed to make my job that much easier. To this day, as an AE for Zuken, I still have that childlike spirit when I get my first glimpse of what’s new in CR-5000 and this year was no exception when I checked out Revision 14…