Schematic Capture is an advanced circuit design tool with support of multi-sheet and multi-level hierarchical schematics. This module of DipTrace delivers a number of features for visual and logical pin connections. Cross-module management ensures that principal circuits can be easily converted to PCB, back annotated, or imported/exported from/to other EDA, CAD, and netlist formats. Verification and Spice export for simulation allow for full project analysis.
All actions and features are visual and intuitive for the designer. Component pins can be connected visually by wires and buses or logically without wires, using net ports, bus ports, or by name.
DipTrace hierarchical schematic is based on a multi-sheet circuit structure. Hierarchical blocks can be inserted into the main sheet or into each other as many times as needed. Hierarchy verification reports loop structures if exist.
ERC helps to ensure that engineer works in the error-free design environment. Electrical Rule Check with detailed customization reports short circuits, superimposing pins, one-pin nets, and checks connections by pin types.
Schematic capture module allows the user to exchange schematics and drawings with other EDA/CAD packages (DXF, Eagle, P-CAD, PADS, OrCAD); support of Accel, Allegro, Mentor, OrCAD, PADS, P-CAD, Protel, Tango netlists.