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I am trying to instantiate transistors from schematic to layout. Initially I wrote this code(not hierarchical code).
cv = geGetEditCellView() ;where cv is the 'schematic cell view
let( ( i )
i = 0
if(inst~>libName == "gpdk090" then
(("pmos1v" "nmos1v" "pmos2v" "nmos2v")
mos = dbOpenCellViewByType(inst~>libName inst~>cellName "layout")
if(inst~>m == "1" then
lay = dbCreateInst(target mos inst~>name i:0 "R0") ;where target is the layout window
if(inst~>m != "1" then
for(r 1 atoi(inst~>m)
name = strcat(inst~>name "." artMakeString(r))
lay = dbCreateInst(target mos name i:0 "R0")
lay~>m = 1
i = caadr(lay~>bBox) + 3
i = caadr(lay~>bBox) + 3
Now the problem is I am getting the transistors (pmos&nmos) which are having same properties.(Also thse properties reffered to the transistor which is encountering at first time in 'cv~>instances list' )
Can someone correct this code for me, please.....
Thanks in advance...
Prabhakar. K -- Layout Engineer
I am not sure that I understood your question, but my experience with cdfUpdateInstParam is that it the instance cdf parameters will change after using it. It will refresh the layout, but the values will be set to the previously used I think... If you want to have specific values for some parameters you need to set them yourself after the cdfUpdateInstParam has been called.
In reply to mims:
Hello! Mr. Mims, Thanks for your kind response....
First of all I would like to say sorry....Because I got the solution after submitting the query.
I am really very sorry.. If I have wasted your time...
dbCopyProp(inst lay) cdfUpdateInstParam(lay)
Instead of these two lines I have used this ...
And this is what I am looking for.....
Sorry.. Once again...
Thanks & Regards
Prabhakar. K -- Layout Enginner
In reply to IC Layout:
Please, no problem
And I will try the cdfSyncInstParamValue function if I need to copy instances...
Please, let me know your problem some more clearly...
Do you want to copy an instance which is already created in the layout ...?
Or What else....