Diptrace

Configuring Library Loader for DipTrace

1 – Click Settings in Library Loader.

2 – To prevent these instructions from showing every time you download a part, please uncheck “Show Library Import Instructions”.  If you want to review these at any point, you can click the Help link in the same dialog.

3 – Click OK to accept the Settings

Importing PADS library ASCII files into DipTrace

1 – Select Pattern Editor from the initial DipTrace screen

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2 – Select Import->PADS ASCII (*.d)… from the Library menu, and browse to your Downloads Folder to select the PADS Decal file for the part downloaded from https://componentsearchengine.com/.  Then click Open.

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3 – Accept the default Library Details, and click OK.

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4 – Select Save from the Library menu, and enter a File name for the new Patterns library.  Then click Save.

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5 – Select Component Editor from the initial DipTrace screen.

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6 – Select Import->PADS ASCII (*.p, *.c)… from the Library menu, and browse to your Downloads Folder to select the PADS Part Type ASCII file for the part downloaded from https://componentsearchengine.com/.  Then click Open.

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7 – Click OK to select PADS Component Library file to load component decals.

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8 – Select the PADS Library ASCII file for the part downloaded from https://componentsearchengine.com/.  Then click Open.

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9 – Click Yes to import the symbol PIN decal ASCII.

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10 – Select PIN.c from the Downloads Folder and then click Open.

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11 – Select the DipTrace Pattern Library that was saved earlier that contains the pattern for the downloaded part.  Then click Open.

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12 – Enter a Name and Hint for the Components library details and click OK.

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13 – Select Save from the Library menu, and enter a File name for the new Components library.  Then click Save.

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14 – Review the imported library part.

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