Macros and hotkeys in Cadence Allegro PCB Editor

Here are a few examples for aliasing snap functions …

funckey f "prepopup;pop dyn_option_select 'Snap pick to@:@Figure'"
funckey i "prepopup;pop dyn_option_select 'Snap pick to@:@Intersection'" 
funckey c "prepopup;pop dyn_option_select 'Snap pick to@:@Arc/Circle Center'"
funckey v "prepopup;pop dyn_option_select 'Snap pick to@:@Via'"
funckey SF3 "prepopup;pop dyn_option_select 'Snap pick to@:@Shape Center'"
source $TELENV

### User Preferences section
### This section is computer generated.
### Please do not modify to the end of the file.
### Place your hand edits above this section.
###
set appmode = signalintegrity
set padpath = $padpath F:/Cadence_demo/lib/
set modulepath = $modulepath F:/Cadence_demo/lib/
set psmpath = F:/Cadence_demo/lib/ $psmpath
set parampath = F:/Cadence_demo/lib/
set devpath = $devpath F:/Cadence_demo/lib/
set padentry_factor = 10
set allegro_etch_length_on
set autosave_time = 10
set autosave
set pcb_cursor = infinite
set showelement_brief
unset showelement_xhatcharea
set showelement_highspeed
set all_license_choices

funckey a add connect
funckey i show element
funckey r iangle 90
funckey g grid toogle
funckey f "pop mirror"
funckey Del delete
funckey v change_vianet
funckey e move

unalias F6

funckey t toggle
funckey z "pop Add via"
funckey q done
funckey " " "pop bbdrill -cursor"

funckey ~@ FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: TOP
funckey ~1 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT1
funckey ~2 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT2
funckey ~3 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT3
funckey ~4 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT4
funckey ~5 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT5
funckey ~6 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT6
funckey ~7 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT7
funckey ~8 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT8
funckey ~9 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT9
funckey ~0 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT10
funckey ~= FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: BOTTOM
funckey ~S@ FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: ASSYTOP
funckey ~S1 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: ASSYBOT
funckey ~S2 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: SILKTOP
funckey ~S3 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: SILKBOT
funckey ~S4 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: MASKTOP
funckey ~S5 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: MASKBOT
funckey ~S6 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: PASTETOP
funckey ~S7 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: PASTEBOT
funckey ~S8 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT8
funckey ~S9 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT9
funckey ~S0 FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: INT10
funckey ~S= FORM vf_vis colorview_list Film: BOTTOM

funckey c assign_net

HELP

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Assign net via
Net assign

put into skill dir

Loading skills into editor example:

skill load("skill/change_net_on_vias.il")

or

skill load("skill/net_assign.il")

Issue: Cadence Allegro 16.6 unable to generate NC Drill file, just hangs on progress bar while output NC drill. BRD-file located on Windows subst logic drive.

Solution: Copy file to physical drive, instead of subst directory, then NC drill will be working fine.

Author: xDevs.com Team
Published: Oct. 28, 2014, 6:03 p.m.
Modified: Dec. 28, 2016, 3:07 p.m.

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