May I use symbols and footprints downloaded via PartQuest in the Designer Flow in the PADS Maker Flow?
Yes. Symbols and Footprints downloaded while using the Designer Flow in PartQuest are usable in the PADS Maker Flow.
How to use Designer 1.0/1.1 PartQuest downloaded parts in PADS Maker
- Dropbox Parts- Go to your Dropbox/Apps/PartQuest/Designer directory and copy the footprint, SCH and sym directories to Dropbox/Apps/PartQuest/PADS_Maker. Select Yes to merge to existing footprint, SCH and sym directories if these directories are already there.
- Direct Download Parts- Go to your Designer PartQuest direct download location and copy the footprint, SCH, and sym directories to C:/PartQuest/PADS_Maker directory. Select Yes to merge to existing footprint, SCH, and sym directories if these directories are already there.
- Parts are in the Parts window under PartQuestDirect or PartQuestDropbox.
See the PADS Maker FAQ for more details.