7 thoughts on “Best way to check ORCAD schematic – use Altium Designer

  1. Great video!  Thanks for putting this together.  I’d like to see something similar on checking PCB placement and routing from the schematic.  One tip I just learned is that using the Navigation panel, I can select a component or net, and if I ALT-click the item, it highlights it in both the schematic and PCB.  Very helpful!

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    1. Thank you for your feedback Dave. 
      The video in the post below shows PCB and Schematic interaction: http://www.fedevel.com/welldoneblog/2010/11/altium-designer-tutorial-nets-components-browsing-probing-in-schematic-and-pcb/

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  2. Thanks for the video. One issue that I have with this type of checking (c.f. with checking a netlist by hand with a highlighter) is that it appears that, using Altium, you have no full proof method of knowing what you have checked or not ! Is there anyway around this next to writing down on paper what you have already checked / where you are up to ?

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