PADS Layout Concepts Guide2
PADS Layout Product Documentation
This information is part of the product documentation for PADS Layout 2004 SPAC1. This book,
PADS Layout Concepts Guide
, describes the features of PADS Layout, those that help youcomplete the entire design layout process. This book contains process and conceptual informationthat compliments the content of the help system. It does not replace the help system.
PADS Layout Help
for more information about PADS Layout.
The following is a list of documentation conventions to help you use the PADS Layout softwareand documentation.
Typographical GuidelinesMouse and Keyboard Actions
Indicates characters that you must type exactly as they appear, menu and buttoncommands, and dialog box options.ItalicIndicates messages from PADS Layout, variables that you must specify, newterms, and book titles.CourierIndicates output from PADS Layout or the contents of a file.
ClickTo pick a menu command, icon, dialog box option, button, or tab to carry outan action. Position the pointer on the menu item or dialog box item and click the left mouse button.Double-clickTo position the pointer on an item and rapidly press and release the left mousebutton twice.Right-clickTo position the pointer on an item and click the right mouse button.DragTo locate a design or text object, or to specify a zoom area. Position the pointerat the starting point or on the object, click and hold the left mouse button whileyou move the cursor. To end the action, release the mouse button.EnterTo type characters and press Enter.PressTo press keys on the keyboard or, if specifically stated, keys on the keypad.