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Wajeh ul hasan

11/28/2020, 8:46 AM
Hello, I have been trying to make a power ring around the design. I succeeded in generating the power ring in
spm
, however its not getting connected with the grid. Any ideas? @User @User @User
The grid needs to extend out to connect to the ring
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tnt

11/28/2020, 10:21 AM
you shouldn't need a power ring around your design, only user_project_wrapper will have a ring.
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Wajeh ul hasan

11/28/2020, 11:01 AM
If I place my design as a macro in user_project_wrapper then how would it make the power connection? @tnt
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tnt

11/28/2020, 11:01 AM
The inside project should export the vertical straps as pads and then the wrapper then generating the horizontals straps will connect them them with vias.
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Wajeh ul hasan

11/28/2020, 11:04 AM
Oh.. so how do you export the vertical straps as pads?
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tnt

11/28/2020, 11:07 AM
It should do that automatically.
But at the moment it only exports the two first straps AFAIK due to some PDNGen / OpenDB limitation that @Ahmed Ghazy is working on. Not ideal but it should still connect.
However you need to make sure you disable the horizontal straps (
met5
) on your inside project.
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Wajeh ul hasan

11/28/2020, 2:08 PM
oh... @Aireen Amir Jalal
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