The ADW16.3 Allegro Design Workbench has a desktop cockpit that allows engineers to view their internal design processes and the applications applicable to each of the steps in their flow. The Workbench guides the engineer through the flow and provides a consistent approach to otherwise disparate processes across the entire design team. The Allegro Design Workbench (ADW) is fully configurable so that it can be modified to suit the individual customer needs.
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Flow Manager GUIThe ADW GUI is divided into four main areas for the designer and five areas for librarians. The tree view on the Left Hand Side (LHS) of the workbench depicts the customer’s step-by-step design process from preliminary design through post-design. This flow is configurable so that steps or milestones can be added or deleted and icons changed.
Along the top edge of the workbench you can see the currently selected design, the name of the engineer logged-in and the full path to the project .cpm file. The workbench automatically remembers the last open design and returns you to that design when re-invoked, useful for engineers that are "occasional" users of the system. The third area -- Flow Specific Tools -- shows the applications specific to each step in the workflow, and finally the fourth area shows those applications that are generic across the entire flow. The Library Workbench displays a fifth area along the bottom edge of the window that shows the type, library and name of the model being constructed or edited.The Design Workbench and Library Workbench are accessed by selecting a design project or a library project. This will reset the Workbench to become focused on the tasks related to design or library functions respectively. By clicking on the tree view elements, you can see the contents of the hierarchical applications view showing those applications that are specific to the selected step in the process. This is configurable, so that customers can add their own applications or process-specific items.The Design Process can be easily modified by those with Admin rights. You can Add, Delete, Copy, Paste or move nodes graphically without having to do any coding. Each project type has an assigned flow -- one for library, design, and highspeed. It’s easy to customize both project types and flows. Flows are stored in files located in adw_conf_root. Flows files determine:
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