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Bartels AutoEngineer® Dokumentation

Bartels AutoEngineer®
Documentation

Bartels AutoEngineer® - Documentation is available in both English and German language. Kindly note the Copyright before making use of the information provided with this documentation or applying the therein described products. The reader should also be familiar with the Notations and Conventions used throughout this documentation.

Manuals and Publications

Bartels System currently provides the following Bartels AutoEngineer manuals and publications. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for viewing and/or printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Bartels AutoEngineer® - Installation Guide

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Installation Guide describes the Bartels AutoEngineer configurations and system requirements and provides detailed Bartels AutoEngineer installation instructions for all supported hardware and software platforms.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - User Manual

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - User Manual describes in detail how to use the Bartels AutoEngineer CAE/CAD/CAM design system. The following main topics are covered by this manual:

  • Introduction: System Architecture, general Operating Instructions, Design Database
  • Circuit Design (CAE), Schematic Editor
  • Netlist Processing, Forward and Backward Annotation
  • PCB Design and manufacturing data processing (CAD/CAM), Layout Editor, Autoplacement, Autorouting, CAM Processor, CAM View
  • IC/ASIC Design, Chip Editor for interactive IC mask layout, Cell Placer and Cell Router for place & route, GDS and CIF import and export
  • Neural Rule System
  • Utility Programs
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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Symbol and Part Libraries

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Symbol and Part Libraries documentation contains detailed information about the symbol and part libraries provided with the Bartels AutoEngineer CAE/CAD/CAM design system.

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Bartels User Language - Programmer's Guide

The Bartels User Language - Programmer's Guide describes how to use the Bartels User Language in Bartels AutoEngineer, i.e., how it is integrated to the Bartels AutoEngineer EDA system and how it can be applied. The following main topics are covered by this manual:

  • Basic concepts and description of the Bartels User Language
  • The Bartels User Language programming system:
    User Language Compiler and User Language Interpreter
  • User Language example source code listings, short information on the User Language programs supplied with the Bartels AutoEngineer
  • Special data types defined for accessing Bartels AutoEngineer design data
  • User Language system function reference
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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Update History

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Update History provides short information about the most important new features, enhancements and changes introduced by Bartels AutoEngineer update versions released since Bartels AutoEngineer Version 1.2. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to newer Bartels AutoEngineer versions is always ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Next Version - Release Notes - * Preliminary Information *

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Next Version - Release Notes - * Preliminary Information * provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with the next Bartels AutoEngineer version. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to the latest Bartels AutoEngineer version is always ensured, but not backward compatibility.

Note
The next Bartels AutoEngineer version is currently under development. This documentation is preliminary and may be subject to change or extension without prior notice. Suggestions on how to improve the Bartels AutoEngineer and/or the Bartels User Language by introducing new or improving existing functions are highly appreciated.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 8.0 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 8.0 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 8.0. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 8.0 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.8 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.8 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.8. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.8 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.6 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.6 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.6. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.6 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.4 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.4 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.4. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.4 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.2 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.2 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.2. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.2 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.0 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 7.0 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.0. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 7.0 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.8 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.8 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.8. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.8 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.6 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.6 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.6. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.6 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.4 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.4 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.4. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.4 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.2 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.2 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.2. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.2 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.0 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 6.0 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.0. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 6.0 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 5.4 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 5.4 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 5.4. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 5.4 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 5.0 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 5.0 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 5.0. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 5.0 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.6 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.6 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.6. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.6 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.4 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.4 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.4. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.4 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.2 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.2 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.2. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.2 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.0 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 4.0 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.0. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 4.0 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 3.4 - Release Notes

The Bartels AutoEngineer® - Version 3.4 - Release Notes provide detailed information about new features, enhancements, changes and bug-fixing introduced with Bartels AutoEngineer Version 3.4. Forward compatibility from earlier versions to Bartels AutoEngineer Version 3.4 is ensured, but not backward compatibility.

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Copyright

The information contained in the Bartels AutoEngineer publications as well as the products and/or programs described therein are subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a commitment by Bartels System.

Although Bartels System has gone to great effort to verify the integrity of the information provided with the Bartels AutoEngineer publications, these publications could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Bartels System shall not be liable for errors contained therein or for incidental consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance or use of this material. Bartels System appreciates readers' and/or users' comments in order to improve these publications and/or the products described therein. Changes are periodically made to the information therein. These changes will be incorporated in new editions of the Bartels AutoEngineer publications.

All rights reserved. No part of the Bartels AutoEngineer publications may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, translated, transcribed or transmitted, in any form or by any means manual, electric, electronic, electromagnetic, mechanical, chemical, optical or otherwise without prior express written permission from Bartels System.

Bartels AutoEngineer®, Bartels Router® and Bartels Autorouter® are registered trademarks of Bartels System. Bartels User Language™ and Bartels Neural Router™ are trademarks of Bartels System. All other products or services mentioned in this publication are identified by the trademarks or service marks of their respective companies or organizations.

Documentation Notations

The reader should be familiar with the following notations used throughout the Bartels AutoEngineer documentation:

Mouse pointing device (mouse, trackball, etc.) to be used for moving the menu and graphic cursors as well as for selecting functions
Info Field menu field on the right top of the screen for displaying system status messages
Main Menu function menu permanently available in the upper right screen area used for selecting a subordinate function menu
Menu function menu in the lower right screen area currently selected from main menu
Submenu subordinate function menu in the lower right screen area activated intermediately whilst using another menu function
Graphic Workarea workarea for graphic interaction in the upper left screen area
Status Line lower left screen line used for displaying system status messages and for performing interactive user queries
Menu Cursor rectangle-shaped cursor for selecting a menu function
Graphic Cursor cross-shaped cursor in the graphic workarea (crosshairs)
Menu Prompt user query in the status line
Popup Menu menu optionally displayed on top of the graphic workarea for selecting function-specific objects or for activating menu-specific functions
Button selectable popup menu entry for choosing a certain menu element or for activating a menu-specific function
Select Function move menu cursor to a function of the currently active function menu
Activate hitting the mouse button
Pick select an object to be manipulated using the graphic cursor
Place move an element to a certain position in the graphic workarea
Select select an element to be manipulated or a function to be executed by pressing the mouse button
Confirm confirm the execution of a function verified by user query

The following acronyms are used throughout the Bartels AutoEngineer documentation:

BAE acronym for identifying the Bartels AutoEngineer EDA software
BAEICD acronym for the Bartels AutoEngineer IC/ASIC design system optionally included with workstation-based BAE configurations
SCM acronym for the Schematic Editor program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer circuit design system
GED acronym for the graphical PCB Layout Editor program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer PCB design system
AP acronym for the Autoplacement program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer PCB design system
AR acronym for the Autorouter program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer PCB design system
NAR acronym for the advanced Neural Autorouter program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer PCB design system
CAM acronym for the CAM Processor program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer PCB design system
CV acronym for the CAM View program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer PCB design system
CED acronym for the Chip Editor program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer IC/ASIC design system
CP acronym for the Cell Placement program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer IC/ASIC design system
CR acronym for the Cell Router program module of the Bartels AutoEngineer IC/ASIC design system
UL acronym for the Bartels User Language programming language
ULC acronym for the Bartels User Language Compiler
ULI acronym for the Bartels User Language Interpreter

Documentation Conventions

Unless otherwise mentioned, the following symbolic conventions are used throughout the Bartels AutoEngineer documentation:

LineprintLineprint font represents text output generated by the system.
BoldfaceBoldfaced words or characters in format or command descriptions represent topic definitions or syntactic terminals, i.e., commands or keywords to be inserted directly.
EmphasizeEmphasized text is used for optical accentuation.
" "Double quotes denote names and/or path names or enclose characters and/or character sequences directly to be inserted.
[ ]Square brackets enclose optional items in format or command descriptions.
{ }Braces enclose a list of items in format or command description, from which one has to be chosen.
|A vertical bar separates items in a list of choices.
< >Angle brackets enclose the logical name of a key on the keyboard. In format or command descriptions, angle brackets enclose values to be supplied.
>Boldfaced greater signs in lineprint font are used for denoting prompts on operating system level.
...Horizontal ellipsis points indicate either optional repetition of the preceding element in format or command descriptions or absence of irrelevant parts of a figure or example.
:Vertical ellipsis points indicate absence of irrelevant parts of a figure, an example or a format or command description.
any Mouse Button (MB)Any Mouse Button (MB)
Left Mouse Button (LMB)Left Mouse Button (LMB)
Middle Mouse Button (MMB)Middle Mouse Button (MMB)
Right Mouse Button (RMB)Right Mouse Button (RMB)
Return/Enter Key (CR)Keyboard (input) - Return/Enter key (CR)
a b ...Keyboard (input) - standard key(s)
F1 F2 ...Keyboard (input) - function key(s)
filenameFile or directory path name.
keywordTopic definitions or syntactic terminals, i.e., commands or keywords to be inserted directly.
messageBAE/system status or error message display.
MenuBartels AutoEngineer menu.
Menu FunctionBartels AutoEngineer menu function.
Menu OptionBartels AutoEngineer menu option.
ButtonBartels AutoEngineer (popup) menu button.
ul.ulh(Hypertext link to) Bartels User Language include file.
ulprog(Hypertext link to) Bartels User Language program description.
ul.ulc(Hypertext link to) Bartels User Language program source file.
ul_function(Hypertext link to) Bartels User Language system function description.
UL_INDEX(Hypertext link to) Bartels User Language index type description.
utilprog(Hypertext link to) Bartels AutoEngineer utility program description.
new featureNew features which are made available with regular (weekly) software updates/builds are highlighted in the online documentation.

The character sequences mentioned above may regain original meaning when used in programming languages, interpreter languages, specification languages, syntax description languages, etc.

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