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Library Manager for DxDesigner to Expedition PCB Flow

Categories: DxDesigner, Expedition

This course will give you the skills necessary to create, protect, add to and change the different data types in your Central Library. The lecture modules discuss the Central Library philosophy as well as how to use the Library Manager tools and how to best interface library objects into your design process. View course highlights ↓


Our instructor-led online classes offer all the benefits of classroom training without the travel. Participate in a live classroom experience, complete with hands-on exercises and course materials, directly from your office.

Date Time Language Price
May 19–272014 8–2 PM
English 2,520 USD Register
Jun 2–102014 8–2 PM
English 3,500 USD Register
Aug 18–262014 8–2 PM
English 3,500 USD Register


Full instructor-led courses in a Mentor training facility, with complete course materials and access to classroom computers.

Date Location Time Language Price
May 5–92014 Longmont Colorado 9–5 PM
English 3,500 USD Register
Jun 3–62014 Munich Germany 9–3:30 PM
German 2,600 EUR Register
Jun 9–132014 Singapore Singapore 9–5 PM
English 2,500 USD Register
Jul 21–242014 Munich Germany 9–3:30 PM
German 2,600 EUR Register
Nov 18–212014 Munich Germany 9–3:30 PM
German 2,600 EUR Register
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Course Highlights

You will learn how to

  • Start a new Central Library and copy elements between libraries
  • Create partitions and set up partition search order schemes
  • Control default text properties and create custom properties
  • Create symbols for use in DxDesigner schematics
  • Create padstacks for use in Expedition PCB and the Cell Editor
  • Create cells to represent the part footprint and physical characteristics in Expedition PCB
  • Integrate symbols and cells together to define parts (PDBs) for Expedition PCB
  • Maintain Expedition PCB layout templates
  • Configure DxDatabook™ and use it to support DxDesigner and Expedition PCB
  • Import logical and physical reuse blocks into a Central Library

Hands-on labs

  • Creating a Central Library
  • Library Manager and Library Services
  • Padstack, Basic Cell and Basic Symbol Editors
  • Advanced symbols
  • Cell Editor graphic commands
  • Routing in the Cell Editor
  • PDB Editor basic usage
  • Advanced PDB topics
  • Expedition PCB Template creation
  • DxDatabook configuration
  • DxDesigner to Expedition PCB data flow
  • Reuse blocks in the Central Library

Course Details


Experience in schematic capture design or PCB layout

Understanding of schematic capture and PCB layout terms and practices

Familiarity with Windows operating system

The "Expedition PCB Introduction" course is recommended

Course Part Number
  • Instructor-led: 236557
  • Live online: 239699
  • On demand: 257833
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