The difference of Design rule check of schematic CAD.

This tool check the connection between device to device.


You assign some pins of external connector as power VCC/GND.

This tool searches power path on schematic net-list from the pin. and assign signal type and logic to these hit pins.

After searching all power path, it judge each pins to correct or wrong from tool information.



For example

  • This pin of this device have to connect pull up.
  • This pin have to connect to this pin of this device.
  • MSEL pins of Altera cyclone III connect to VCC/GND, so this device config mode is ActiveSerial. Each config pin have to connect as proper.



The difference from the Design Rule Check of schematic CAD is limit the designer.


The information of tool is from …