User Guide
User Guide
User Guide

Cells tool box

The tools in the Cells tool box are used to place and manipulate cells.


Select in the Cells tool box

Place the active cell.

Place Active Cell

Place a matrix (rows and columns) of the active cell.

Place Active Cell Matrix

Identify a cell and place an additional instance(s).

Select and Place Cell

Define the cell origin (the point about which the cell is placed) when creating the cell.

Define Cell Origin

Display the name and level of a cell that is in the DGN file.

Identify Cell

Add a terminator to a line segment.

Place Active Line Terminator

Replace a cell(s) (or all instances of a shared cell) in the design with another of the same name from an attached library.

Replace Cells


To select and place cells by clicking thumbnail representations, use the Cell Selector dialog box (Utilities > Cell Selector).

You can define Cell settings group components that, when selected, automatically adjust the active scale factors for cell placement. See Cell scaling.

To convert an instance of a shared cell to an unshared cell, use the Drop Element tool in the Groups tool box.