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Identify Modified Reference Designators
A feature that enables users to quickly identify modified reference designators was added to OrCAD Capture 16.6. This feature underlines the reference desig...
Wed, 2 Jun, 2021 at 2:25 PM
Create and Rename a Part Library (.OLB) from the Capture Design Cache
The procedure that follows explains how to create a library *.olb file using an existing Capture 16.6 schematic design that contains schematic components wi...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 9:20 AM
Configure the CAPTURE.INI File for Schematic Parts and PCB Footprints
The CAPTURE.INI files tells Capture the path locations of symbol part libraries, footprints, and your footprint viewer. If Capture is unable to locate a sym...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 9:27 AM
Heterogeneous Part Annotation in Capture 17.2
After you create the logical parts of a heterogeneous part in your library, you need to assign a unique property value to each one. For example, create a pr...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 9:33 AM
Numbers appended to schematic design cache
Question Parts that are added to my schematic Design Cache have numbers appended to the part name. Why is this happening and what can I do to avoid and cor...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 9:43 AM
How to Activate Capture Place Part Tooltips
Question I find the use of tooltips very helpful, however, I am not seeing Capture tooltips when I place parts. Does the Capture application such tooltips?...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 9:47 AM
Change Default Capture Licensing
Question I previously launched Capture CIS and selected the OrCAD Capture CIS license as the default, but all of our licenses are in use. I need to switch ...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 9:51 AM
OrCAD Title Block Properties
  The title block you place on your schematic may include any subset of 30 different properties. Some title block properties are manually defined from t...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 10:00 AM
ERROR(ORCIS-6323) Special Characters Not Allowed in Name
Question I am attempting to create a BOM variant. However, I am receiving the following error message:  ORCIS-6323: Special symbols and following names or ...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 10:04 AM
Titleblock text not matching schematic text
Question The font scaling on my schematic does not match the font on my title block. What can I do to ensure the fonts match?   Suggested Solution ...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 10:09 AM