Auto E-Line Creation Tutorial

This section of the document will walk you through the Auto E-Line Creation steps.

For the tutorial purpose, you will create E-Line connector locations for between the following components:
  • Control Panel Upper and IP Substrate
  • Dashboard Panel and IP Substrate

Figure 1.

Auto creation of connectors for Tutorial

  1. By default, the Auto method radio button will be selected.
  2. Click Components.
    Component selection panel will activate.

    From the graphics area, select Control Panel Upper and IP Substrate and click proceed.

  3. Click Geometric Lines .
    Line selection panel will activate.

    From graphics area, select the line present between the selected component and click proceed.

    Figure 2.
  4. Enter 30 for Spacing and Search Distance.
  5. Select Rattle from the E-Line Type drop-down list.
  6. Select In plane to master from the Gap Direction drop-down list.
  7. Keeping the other values default, click Create .
    This should create the connector locations highlighted in yellow, as shown below.

    Figure 3.
  8. Similarly, repeat the above steps to create a Squeak line between Dashboard Panel and IP Substrate.

    Figure 4.