Simulation - SIMetrix Interface

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The Simulation - SIMetrix Interface page of the Preferences dialog

The Simulation - SIMetrix Interface page of the Preferences dialog

The Simulation - SIMetrix Interface page of the Preferences dialog

The Simulation - SIMetrix Interface page of the Preferences dialog

Summary

The Simulation - SIMetrix Interface page of the Preferences dialog allows you to decide how you would like to display the graph results.

Access

The Simulation - SIMetrix Interface page of the Preferences dialog is accessed by clicking SIMetrix Interface under the Simulation folder in the main Preferences dialog (accessed by clicking the  button in the top right corner of the workspace).

The SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Interface System Extension must be downloaded in order to access this page. The extension can be found on the Extensions & Updates page, which is accessed by using the  drop-down at the top-right of the design workspace then choosing Extensions and Updates.

Options/Controls

SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Location

  • SIMetrix/SIMPLIS installation location - use the browse folder icon to search for and choose the directory in which you installed SIMetrix/SIMPLIS. You can use the Auto Detect button to automatically find the directory.

Options

  • Clear existing graph sheets and group data before running a new simulation - enable to clear all existing graph sheets and group data before running a new simulation.
  • Display graph sheets in SIMetrix instead of Altium Designer - enable to view the results of your simulations in SIMetrix rather than in the software.
  • Always load error files - enable to always load any error files.
  • Show hints - enable to show hints.
  • Show warnings - enable to show warnings.
  • Show locations of models found - enable to show the locations of found models.
  • Default SimView Setup - use the drop-down to select the default setup configuration. Choices are:
    • Keep last setup
    • Show active signals
    • Show active probes
    • Show active signals / probes
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