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Diptrace

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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