When the schematic drawing is finished, it is necessary to check and edit the schematic drawing. You need to use the browse command to browse the elements in the whole project.

Method:

1. Select the. DSN file or schematic folder

2. Select menu – Browse

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

Here, you can browse the options in the drop-down list on the right side of parts, nets, etc.

Browse parts

Select parts to open the browse Properties dialog box. Select default.

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

OK, open the list window of all components used in the project.

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

In this window, double-click the reference of a component to open the corresponding page of the schematic diagram and highlight the component at the same time. As shown in the figure, it is convenient to locate a component.

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

Tips:

1) From the reference option, you can see whether there are components that are not numbered, and if so, they need to be renumbered.

2) From the value option, you can see whether there is a component with no assignment, such as electrical capacity, resistance value, etc. if there is, double-click the reference of the component, and modify it in the schematic diagram.

Browse nets

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

In this window, double-click a nets to open the corresponding page of the schematic diagram, and the connection of the network is highlighted. As shown in the figure, it is convenient to locate a certain network.

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

This operation is very convenient to check whether the power network has no assignment. In the figure, VCC bar is the power supply network that has forgotten to assign value. In this case, no error is reported during DRC inspection, but the power network will not be connected to any power supply in the PCB, resulting in serious error. You can easily view and modify it here.

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

Double click the power network, VCC? Bar in the list to open the schematic page. Location highlight

How to browse the elements of the whole project in OrCAD

Modify the network name and assign it to the corresponding voltage level.

The use of other commands in the browse command is similar. It is useful to go through the full inspection phase after drawing the schematic.

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