Custom Software Development

If you or your company has a need for a custom script or application, ExactCad will work with you to find a solution. There are many ways to use automation to integrate PCB design data with other business activities and systems. 

ExactCad has created interfaces to all of the following applications:

  • Mentor Graphics Expedition and Xpedition tool flows, including DxDesigner, DxDatabook, Variant Manager, Expedition, Fablink, Drawing Editor, Cell Editor, PDB Editor, and schematic symbol creation.
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Access
    Quote sheet based on PCB design objects, stackup, etc.

    PCB Fabrication data Readme file
    Design Information form used for Project Traveler and coordination with other business teams
  • Adobe Acrobat
    Graphical BOM compare with PDF of PCB Assembly drawing or 3D Mechanical Assembly
  • SolidWorks
    Creation of SolidWorks part models of PCB objects such as copper layers, vias, silkscreen, and soldermask
  • SQLite:
    Creation & Maintenance of DxDatabook database. Property Queries to this database from automation tools in Designer and Layout

    Creation and data addition to PCB technology tracking database

If a software application has a COM interface with good documentation, ExactCad can design a script or application to work with it.

Our successful software products range from one-line scripts to complete applications with thousands of lines of code. The complete ExactCAD suite of software involves over 170,000 lines of code.

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