Export to Altium using P-CAD ASCII format

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Export to Altium using P-CAD ASCII format

#1 Post by Serg » 14 Jan 2022, 07:25

This video shows how to export Schematic and PCB Layout files to Altium Designer using P-CAD ASCII format.





Firstly, export the Schematic design:

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Then, export the PCB Layout design:

Export1.png

Finally, import these files via "Import Wizard", following the instructions from Altium website:
https://www.altium.com/documentation/al ... -wizard-ad

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Re: Export to Altium using P-CAD ASCII format

#2 Post by mostafakibrahim » 01 Jun 2022, 12:26

I followed the video, but when my schematic loaded in Altium, some nets were not connected. Like for example, I had a net named "VREF" that is connected to three different ICs but after importing to Altium, some of these nets are removed and left with net names like "NetIC_8". Any suggestions on how to fix this issue?

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Re: Export to Altium using P-CAD ASCII format

#3 Post by Serg » 02 Jun 2022, 07:50

mostafakibrahim wrote:
01 Jun 2022, 12:26
I followed the video, but when my schematic loaded in Altium, some nets were not connected. Like for example, I had a net named "VREF" that is connected to three different ICs but after importing to Altium, some of these nets are removed and left with net names like "NetIC_8". Any suggestions on how to fix this issue?
Please send "*.dch" file to our technical support. We will explore the problem.

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