Altium NEXUS Documentation

RunPIDC

Modified by Tiffany Cullen on May 13, 2019

Parent page: PDNAnalyzer Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to run the PDN Analyzer with which you can analyze a board design's DC performance based on its electrical and physical properties.

To learn more about the PDN Analyzer, see PDN Analyzer.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Schematic Editor by:

  • Clicking Tools » PDN Analyzer from the main menus.
The dialog can only be accessed if the IPC Footprint Generator extension is installed as part of your Altium NEXUS installation. This extension is installed by default, but if it is inadvertently uninstalled, the extension can be found on the Purchased tab of the Extensions & Updates page, located by clicking the   drop-down then choosing Extensions and Updates.  Hover over the icon then click   to download the extension. Altium NEXUS must be restarted to complete installation. 

Use

After launching the command, the PDN Analyzer will open.

Tips

  1. The PDN Analyzer extension must be installed before the PDN Analyzer can be accessed.
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