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Do you use a plain text editor to manually maintain a technology file? If yes, you might know how frustrating and tedious the process can be. The Virtuoso Technology File IDE provides a delightful alternative.
The Virtuoso platform relies heavily on correctly defined proper technology information. The Virtuoso ASCII technology file is one of the most important components of a technology database. At advanced nodes, more and more data needs to be captured in technology files.
Before IC6.1.8 and ICADVM18.1, we had to edit technology data files using plain text editors. The process was painfully cumbersome, error prone, and time consuming. Errors could not be easily identified or resolved. The amount of text involved could not be handled efficiently by conventional text editors, especially when complex tabular data was involved. The Technology File IDE makes these nightmares a thing of the past. It offers you a powerful interface to easily write and maintain ASCII technology files.
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