Enhancement Details

ECAD Generic Non-Separable Design Type

In PTC Windchill 10.2 M010, the PTC Windchill Workgroup Manager for ECAD has a new design type when creating a new ECAD design.

Product Information

Product PDM & Process Solutions
PTC Windchill
PTC Windchill Integrations
Product / Module PTC Windchill ECAD/MCAD Integrations
PTC Windchill PDMLink
PTC Windchill Workgroup Manager for ECAD
Version 10.2
Datecode M010
Product Functional Area ECAD Data Management
User Interface Location 
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

The ECAD generic non-separable design type allows a user to keep the Schematic and the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) together, maintaining one object during checkin and checkout. The benefit of the design environment requires the Schematic and the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) data to maintain a relative path. 

For users with design environments supporting multiple design tools and mixed environments, there is value in using the same Windchill Workgroup Manager design type. This design type has the following benefits:

PTC Community