Jim Martens Blog: PADS Tips & Tricks - September 2012

PADS Tips & Tricks

September 2012 - Object Snapping


With PADS 9.4.1, the user was given new controls during the creation and editing of drafting shapes.  You can now control how and where the cursor will snap to an oject, including  corners, midpoints, centers of arcs and circles, intersections of lines and circle quadrants, component origin, pin, and via.


Bill Tkachuk, an AE for CSD, has created Technote MG579477 which includes a video “how to” of this new functionality.  Be sure to take a look at http://supportnet.mentor.com/reference/tutorials/index.cfm?id=MG579477.




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