the fair gds editor ChangeLog      20111218

Release 20111218

Release Date 18.12.2011

Change Log

  • New Features:

  • User Interface:

    • direct editing of refered cells (EditInPlace),

    • optimizing the menu structure,
    • redesign of the LayerManager with integrated technology settings,

    • add a toolbar to the 3d view window,
    • minimum automatic grid,
    • extended position status with more information and always display of the mouse position,
    • some mac OS X Lion specific bugs are fixed,
    • new display dialog in context menu of time indicator,
    • redesign of SetupDialog,

  • Macros:

    • add all new feature to the macro interface,
    • better performance,
    • extension of some supported commands,
    • layout macro as callback in the schematic,
    • codec support of file reading/writing,
    • converting double to/from string in engineering notation,
  • File Formats:

    • fix: arrays with negative spacing in the SOURCE file format,

    • reading layer setup from file,
    • performance improvement for CIF files,

    • Fix: encoding problem for CIF files for some non ASC characters

    • Fix: problem with & char in DXF layer names,

    • Option to store layer names in a GDSII file,

  • SchematicEditor:

    • Redesign of the component editor,

    • macro callback additional to TCL callbacks,
    • parsing of component labels,
    • more file formats supported to import components,
    • redesign of shipped libraries,
    • support of ngspice simulations,
    • snapping feature during placing components,
  • Bug Fixes:

    • arc detecting of 4 point paths,
    • routing mode for vias smaller than wire width,
    • memory leak by executing macros,
    • problem with layer numbers >1023 in GDS/OASIS,

    • set an used layer as active on program start,
    • macro handling of static methods in the element class,
    • macro recording of screen shots,

See also


ChangeLog/20111218 (last edited 2012-03-22 17:12:47 by dslb-088-065-043-205)