MakeDO E FAQs
How Do I Get MakeDO E for FREE?
MakeDO E, with a retail price of $500, is available FREE to all SPECCTRA Users on current Cadence SPECCTRA Support.
You may install one License of MakeDO E for each SPECCTRA License you have on SPECCTRA Support.
Can I Get MakeDO E if I'm not on Current SPECCTRA Support?
How Do I Get Additional Copies of MakeDO E?
For instance, if you have one copy of SPECCTRA on Support, and you share it with four SPECCTRA Users, you can get one copy of MakeDO E for FREE and can purchase three additional copies so all your users have a copy of MakeDO E.
Can I Use MakeDO E with UNIX?
MakeDO E includes a 'Carriage Return/Line Feed' replacement capability for tranferring UNIX-formatted files to DOS-compatible formatting.
What Information Will I Need to Get My FREE MakeDO E License?
Your SPECCTRA License File is often typically named 'license.dat'. It is an ASCII text file.
Just cut-and-paste the entire portion labeled 'Features' into the MakeDO E License Request Form.
You do not need to find the special, particular 'Feature' entry for SPECCTRA Licensing. The DFM MakeDO E License Server will search all the Features in your License File and find the proper entry for SPECCTRA Support.
You can find the Link for getting MakeDO E for FREE within the MakeDO section of the DFM Website.
How is MakeDO E Licensed?
You do NOT need to provide any specific machine information.
How Do I Get MakeDO E?
Upon successfully submitting your License Request, you will receive your Keyword Authorization License by email.
How Many Copies of MakeDO E Can I Install?
When you apply for your FREE MakeDO E License, please enter the number of SPECCTRA Licenses you have on Support.
We rely on you to obey the terms of the MakeDO E License Agreement and to install only as many copies of MakeDO E as match the number of SPECCTRA Licenses you have on Support.
What Else Should I Download?
This Guide is an illustrated Getting Started and User Reference Guide that complements the built-in MakeDO E Help.
What is MakeDO E+?
CAD Data errors in DO Files (Netlists, Netnames, Pin Numbers, Reference Designators, Classes, FromTOs, etc) are quickly detected by MakeDO E+.
You can request an Evaluation copy of MakeDO E+ from the MakeDO E License Server Download Site at no obligation.
What CAD Databases Can I Use as an Input to MakeDO E+?
What is a SPECCTRA Design File?
This file is commonly created with the file extension DSN.
Some CAD System use specific file names different than DSN.
Mentor BoardStation creates a SPECCTRA Design File with the name ART_S_IN.
OrCAD Layout creates a SPECCTRA Design File with a CCT Extension.
Many CAD System start SPECCTRA from within their own CAD System environment - so you may not usually see the SPECCTRA Design File. However, all these systems have an output option to produce a standalone SPECCTRA Design File for you to use as an input to MakeDO E+ .
How DO I Get MakeDO E+?
How is MakeDO E+ Licensed?
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