Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition User Guide: PCB Design Tools

ID 683619
Date 9/24/2018
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3.2.2. I/O Designer Settings

You can directly export I/O Designer symbols to the DxDesigner software. To set options for integrating I/O Designer with Dx Designer, follow these steps:
  1. Start the I/O Designer software.
  2. Click Tools > Prefences.
  3. Click Paths, and then double-click the DxDesigner executable file path field to select the location of the DxDesigner application.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. Click Symbol Editor, and then click Export. In the Export type menu, under General, select DxDesigner/PADS-Designer.
  6. Click Apply, and then click OK.
  7. Click File > Properties.
  8. Click the PCB Flow tab, and then click Path to a DxDesigner project directory.
  9. Click OK.
    If you do not have a new DxDesigner project in the Database wizard and a DxDesigner project, you must create a new database with the DxDesigner software, and then specify the project location in I/O Designer.