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Walk-Through

  1. 'Place Database Part' in OrCAD Capture CIS schematic
  2. Part does not exist in local CIS database
  3. Access ActiveParts by clicking the existing ICA tab
  4. Query the ActiveParts database
  5. View the search results
  6. Select a part to preview in greater detail
  7. Download the new symbol and part information to local CIS database
  8. Part appears in schematic
  9. View part details in local database
  10. Part exists locally
  11. Hotlink maintained
'Place Database Part' in Capture CIS ® schematic

Walk-Through 1: "Place Database Part" in Capture CIS ® schematic

Part does not exist in local CIS database

Walk-Through 2: Part does not exist in local database

Access ActiveParts by clicking the existing ICA tab

Walk-Through 3: Access ActiveParts by clicking the existing ICA (Internet Component Assistant) tab

Query the ActiveParts database

Walk-Through 4: Searching ActiveParts is similar to searching the Local Part Database within Capture CIS®.

View the search results

Walk-Through 5: View the results

Select a part to preview in greater detail

Walk-Through 6: Select a part to preview in greater detail

Download the new symbol and part information to local CIS database

Walk-Through 7: Save part to local database and library

Part appears in schematic

Walk-Through 8: Part appears in schematic

View part details in local database

Walk-Through 9: View Part details in local database

Part exists locally

Walk-Through 10: Part exists locally

Hotlink maintained

Walk-Through 11: A Hotlink is maintained between parts downloaded through ActiveParts and the ActiveParts database.

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