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I am trying to write an skill to check cline segment length and show DRC if it violate the minimum cline segment.
Does anyone have similar skill that I can refer? please share.
I'd like to share you the idea:
MinL = 0.5 ; the minimum length you setaxlVisibleLayer( "etch" t )axlClearSelSet()axlSetFindFilter( ?enabled "Clinesegs" ?onButtons "Clinesegs" ) allClinesegs = axlGetSelSet( axlAddSelectAll());To get the violated cline segments, which length is less than your minimun value.violateSegs = setof( item, allClines, axlDBGetLength( item ) < MinL )
Then you can use axlDBCreateExternalDRC to create DRC mark for eatch items in the list violateSegs.
In reply to leonlee:
Thanks for the idea. I manage to create the DRC. However, I still have some Q:-
#1. Is there syntax to clear the DRC created by axlDBCreateExternalDRC() ? If not, any other manual way to remove created DRC?
#2. Can I use a variable instead of actual value for the last argument of this axlDBCreateExternalDRC() ?
axlDBCreateExternalDRC('("Minimum Cline Length" "50um") 1500:1900 "drc error class/layer2" nil nil variable)
If not, is there a way to show the variable value in the DRC created?
In reply to Alice 2009:
#1 To delete external DRC:
axlDeleteObject(setof(item, axlDBGetDesign()->drcs, item->name=="Externally Determined Violation"))
#2, Of course, you can use variant as the value.
clineLength=axlDBGetLength( item )
axlDBCreateExternalDRC('("Minimum Cline Length" "50um") 1500:1900 "drc error class/layer2" nil nil clineLength)
W- *WARNING* (axlDBCreateExternalDRC): Invalid string - 33.06258
It just need a string. You can replace a line to convert the variant into string:
clineLength = sprintf( nil "%n" axlDBGetLength( item ) )
Hope it works.
It works well. Thanks =)
I used the same syntax to display the constraint value, but it did not works.
MinLString = sprintf( nil "%d" MinL )
then axlDBCreateExternalDRC('("Minimum Cline Length" MinLString ) car(item->startEnd) "drc error class/layer2" nil nil clineLengthString)
LISTING: 1 element(s)
< DRC ERROR >
Class: DRC ERROR CLASS Subclass: LAYER2 Origin xy: (7022.11 -4928.33) Constraint: Externally Determined Violation Constraint Set: Minimum Cline Length Constraint Type: DESIGN
Constraint value: MinLString Actual value: 33.062585
Properties attached to drc error EXTERNAL_DRC_VALUE = MinLString EXTERNAL_VIOLATION_DESCRIPTION = Minimum Cline Length
You have used the quote on the list incorrectly.
axlDBCreateExternalDRC(list("Minimum Cline Length" MinLString ) car(item->startEnd) "drc error class/layer2" nil nil clineLengthString)
Dave Elder, Tait Communications
In reply to eDave:
You are right, it works now =)
I am trying to append the form file into the skill file. However, some thing is wrong:-
Result: E- *Error* axlFormDisplay: argument #1 should be any user-defined (other) type (type template = "o") - nil
mincline_drc_form = axlFormCreate( (gensym) "mincline_drc_form" nil 'mincline_drc_form_Action t)
; create form
(defun mincline_drc_form ()
; Define the pop up
printf(mincline_drc_form "FILE_TYPE=FORM_DEFN VERSION=2\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FORM toolwindow\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "PORT 44 15\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "HEADER \"Minimum Line Width DRC\"\n\n")
;========== using LONGFILLIN
printf(mincline_drc_form "TEXT \"Minimum Cline Width used in Top Layer: \"\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 1 1\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FIELD ClineWidthTop\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 32 1\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "LONGFILLIN 10 15\n")
;========== END LONGFILLIN
printf(mincline_drc_form "TEXT \"Minimum Cline Width used in Bottom Layer: \"\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 1 4\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FIELD ClineWidthBottom\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 32 4\n")
;========== using POPUP
printf(mincline_drc_form "TEXT \"Layer Count: \"\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 1 7\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FIELD LayerCountPop\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 10 7\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "ENUMSET 5\n")
;========== END POPUP
;========== using MENUBUTTON
printf(mincline_drc_form "FIELD Run_button\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 25 10\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "MENUBUTTON \"Run\" 7 3\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FIELD Close_button\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "FLOC 35 10\n")
printf(mincline_drc_form "MENUBUTTON \"Close\" 7 3\n")
) ;end procedure mincline_drc_form
Please advise if my popup variable definition is correct, or the create form portion has something wrong.
Well, there's a lot wrong with your code. I've corrected enough to get you going again.
I'm not sure what you are trying to do with the popup.
Keep at it and good luck!
if run my minmu cline drc skill means this below error coming.
E- Command not found: mincline_drc
Pavan Kumar Kulkarni
Can you share your .il for minimum cline segment.
Pavan Kumar Kulkarni
In reply to PAVANRKS:
If you are getting that error message then you are running the command in the wrong place. Type it in the skill window or prefix it with "skill "