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This past weekend, several new enhancements and features were added to Cadence Online Support. I would encourage all customers to take a quick tour of these productivity enhancements. Below I've included some screenshots and examples of a few of these new and improved areas of Cadence Online Support.
Most of the new features you'll notice as soon as you login.
Email Notification is back, including an added notification for New Products!
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Here are a few screenshots of some of the latest new improvements.
The Home Page - I've highlighted all the new additions:
The Troubleshooting page. In addition to browsing troubleshooting content by various products, you can also submit a solution that you've discovered, back to our Customer Support team:
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Product Pages. This is my personal favorite! Everthying I need to know about a particular product is all available on a single screen! I can see the supported platforms and releases, Education information, videos, white papers,critical solutions, troubleshooting links, design community information (forums and blogs), core product documentation, and ordering software and licenses:
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Jerry "GenPart" Grzenia
Good point. So, there used to be a Cadence Online Support Solution# 11151134 that described this capability. However, a few of the products embed descriptions of certain functions within the actual tool. In the case, Allegro PCB Editor provides a handy mechanism to see exactly how the environment variable will function. In Allegro PCB Editor, select Setup> User Preferences. In the Route> Connect folder, you'll see the acon_offnet_snap option. Simply mouse-hover over the variable name, and you'll see this description -
By default, unless bubble is set to "Shove preferred", add connect will snap the endpoint of the new cline to the minimum drc distance from another net's cline if the cursor is near the other cline and that cline is on the active subclass. If the previous pick was also at the drc distance from the other cline, the new cline will hug to the other cline. You can totally disable this behavior by setting acon_offnet_snap to "off". You can turn off the hug part and only snap the endpoint by setting the variable to "endpoint"."
I still can’t find information!
An example, I would like to find a full description of an environment variable from the user preferences editor in the PCB editor. A search from support home for the environment variable acon_offnet_snap doesn’t find any results.
This is typical of my experience with Cadence on line support and Cadene help.