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The Schematic API Constants reference includes the following content:

Internal Unit constants
MM to Internal Units Values
Other Constants
Power Object constants
Parameter Set constants
Title Block constants
Differential Pair constants

 

Internal Unit constants

cUnits : Array [TUnit] Of TDynamicString   = ('mil', 'mm', 'in', 'cm', '', 'm', 'AutoImperial', 'AutoMetric');
cUnitSystems : Array[TUnitSystem] Of TUnitSet = ([eMil, eIN, eDXP, eAutoImperial], [eMM,  eCM, eM, eAutoMetric]);
cAutoUnits = [eAutoImperial, eAutoMetric];
cDefaultUnit             : Array[TUnitSystem] Of TUnit = (eDXP, eMM);
cDefaultGridSettingsUnit : Array[TUnitSystem] Of TUnit = (eMil, eMM);
 
//1 DXP 2004 SP1 Internal Unit =
// 100000 DXP 2004 SP2 Internal Unit (= 10 mils)
cBaseUnit           = 100000;
 
//1 mil = 10000 DXP 2004 SP2 internal units
cInternalPrecision  = 10000;
 
//Size of workspace in DXP 2004 SP1 base logical unit
cMaxWorkspace       = 6500;
 
//Size of workspace in DXP 2004 SP1 base logical unit
cMinWorkspace       = 10;
 
//Size of workspace in the new logical unit - max
cMaxWorkspaceSize   = cMaxWorkspace*cBaseUnit;
 
//Size of workspace in the new logical unit - min
cMinWorkspaceSize   = cMinWorkspace*cBaseUnit;
CMaxTextParamLength = 32000;
 
cSchInternalTolerance_Metric = 2*cInternalPrecision;
 
//0 for imperial and 0.004318mm for metric
cSchInternalTolerance : Array[TUnitSystem] Of TCoord = (0, cSchInternalTolerance_Metric);
 
cSymbolLineWidthArray : Array [TSize] of  Integer  = (0,1*cBaseUnit,3*cBaseUnit,5*cBaseUnit);
 
cDefaultCustomSizeX_Sheet    : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (1500*cBaseUnit,   30*c10_0MM);
cDefaultCustomSizeY_Sheet    : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (950 *cBaseUnit,   20*c10_0MM);
cDefaultCustomSizeX_Library  : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (2000*cBaseUnit,   40*c10_0MM);
cDefaultCustomSizeY_Library  : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (2000*cBaseUnit,   40*c10_0MM);
cDefaultCustomMarginWidth    : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (20  *cBaseUnit,      c5_0MM );
 
cPolylineCutterBoxHeight      =  3 *cBaseUnit;
cDefaultSheetFileNamePosition       : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 *cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
cBusEntryLength                     : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 *cBaseUnit, c2_0MM);
cDefaultPortWidth                   : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (50 *cBaseUnit, c10_0MM);
cDefaultSheetSymbolXSize            : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (80 *cBaseUnit, 5*c7_5MM);
cDefaultSheetSymbolYSize            : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (50 *cBaseUnit, 5*c5_0MM);
cDefaultSheetEntryGridSize          : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 *cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
cDefaultPolylineCutterFixedLength   : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 *cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
cDefaultAutoPanJumpDistance         : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (30 *cBaseUnit, c7_5MM);
cDefaultAutoPanShiftJumpDistance    : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (100*cBaseUnit, c25_0MM);
cDefaultPinLength                   : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (30 *cBaseUnit, c0_50MM);
cDefaultCircleRadius                : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (100*cBaseUnit, c7_5MM);
cDefaultArcRadius                   : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 *cBaseUnit, c5_0MM);
cDefaultStartAngle                  = 30;
cDefaultEndAngle                    = 330;
cDefaultEllipseRadius               : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (20 * cBaseUnit, c5_0MM);
cDefaultEllipseSecondaryRadius      : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 * cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
cDefaultEllipticalArcSecondaryRadius: Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 * cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
cDefaultRectangleCornerX            : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (50 * cBaseUnit, c5_0MM);
cDefaultRectangleCornerY            : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (50 * cBaseUnit, c5_0MM);
cDefaultIEESymbolScale              : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 * cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
cDefaultRoundRectCornerXRadius      : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (20 * cBaseUnit, c0_50MM);
cDefaultRoundRectCornerYRadius      : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (20 * cBaseUnit, c0_50MM);
cDefaultLabelXSize                  : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (40 * cBaseUnit, c0_25MM);
cDefaultLabelYSize                  : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 * cBaseUnit, c0_50MM);
cIEESymbolScale_Min                 = 1   * cBaseUnit;
cIEESymbolScale_Max                 = 200 * cBaseUnit;
cIEESymbolScale_Step                = 1  * cBaseUnit;
 
cDuplicateOffsetX                   : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = ( 20 * cBaseUnit,  c5_0MM);
cDuplicateOffsetY                   : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (-20 * cBaseUnit, -c5_0MM);
 
cJumpLocationZoomRectWidth          = 200 * cBaseUnit;
cJumpLocationZoomRectHeight         = 200 * cBaseUnit;
cSheetSymbolBoundingRectInflate     = 20  * cBaseUnit;
cPinFullBoundingRectInflate         = 5   * cBaseUnit;
cPolylineBoundingRectInflate        = 10  * cBaseUnit;
cFindReplaceRectInflate             = 50  * cBaseUnit;
cPinIEEESymbolRectInflateBy         = 6   * cBaseUnit;
cPortWidthInflate                   = 10  * cBaseUnit;
cMinPortWidth                       = 30  * cBaseUnit;
cMinSheetSymbolBorderGap            : Array[TUnitSystem] Of Integer = (10 * cBaseUnit, c2_5MM);
 

MM to Internal Units Values

Each Millimetre constant value is expressed in internal units (rounded to nearest integer value).
c0_25MM = 98425;
c0_50MM = 196850;
c0_75MM = 295275;
c1_00MM = 393701;
c1_5MM  = 590551;
c2_0MM  = 787402;
c2_5MM  = 984252;
c3_0MM  = 1181102;
c3_5MM  = 1377953;
c4_0MM  = 1574803;
c4_5MM  = 1771654;
c5_0MM  = 1968504;
c5_5MM  = 2165354;
c6_0MM  = 2362205;
c6_5MM  = 2559055;
c7_0MM  = 2755906;
c7_5MM  = 2952756;
c8_0MM  = 3149606;
c8_5MM  = 3346457;
c9_0MM  = 3543307;
c9_5MM  = 3740157;
c10_0MM = 3937008;
c15_0MM = 5905512;
c20_0MM = 7874016;
c25_0MM = 9842520;
c30_0MM = 11811024;
c35_0MM = 13779528;
c40_0MM = 15748031;
c45_0MM = 17716535;
c50_0MM = 19685039;
c55_0MM = 21653543;
c60_0MM = 23622047;
c65_0MM = 25590551;
c70_0MM = 27559055;
c75_0MM = 29527559;
c80_0MM = 31496063;
c85_0MM = 33464567;
c90_0MM = 35433071;
c95_0MM = 37401575;
c100_0MM  = 39370078;
c1000_0MM = 393700787;

Other Constants

cMaxShortStringLength

cMaxShortStringLength = 254;

cOldSheetEntryGrid

cOldSheetEntryGrid = 10;

cOldMaxPolygonVertices

cOldMaxPolygonVertices = 50;
cCharacterApproximativeWidth  = 8  * cBaseUnit;
cCharacterApproximativeHeight = 10 * cBaseUnit;
cCharacterWidthTolerance      = 4  * cBaseUnit;
cConnectionDrawingThreshold   = 3;
 
cPinBoundingRectInflate = 2  *cBaseUnit;
cMinWireUnderlineWidth  = 5  *cBaseUnit;
cMinBusUnderlineWidth   = 7  *cBaseUnit;
cCompilationMaskedPopupString = 'Removed by Compilation Mask';

LibPrimitiveSet

LibPrimitiveSet:  TObjectSet = [eRectangle,
                                eLine,
                                eArc,
                                eBus,
                                eBusEntry,
                                eEllipticalArc,
                                eRoundRectangle,
                                eImage,
                                ePie,
                                eEllipse,
                                ePolygon,
                                ePolyline,
                                ePort,
                                eBezier,
                                eLabel,
                                eNetlabel,
                                eTextFrame,
                                eSymbol,
                                ePin,
                                eParameterSet
                                eWire];
 
cObjectInspectorViewname    = 'SchObjectInspector';
cLibObjectInspectorViewname = 'SchLibObjectInspector';
 
cGroundTypeSet = [ePowerGndPower, ePowerGndSignal, ePowerGndEarth];
 
CLineShapeArrowRatio = 2;
CLineShapeSizeCoefs : Array[TSize] Of Integer = (1, 2, 3, 4);
 
cNoUnionIndex = 0;
 
cStringIncrementStyleStrings : Array[TStringIncrementStyle] Of String = ('None','Horizontal First', 'Vertical First');

cBooleanEditorAttributes

cBooleanEditorAttributes =
    [eObjectAttribute_IsHidden,
     eObjectAttribute_Locked,
     eObjectAttribute_Accessible,
     eObjectAttribute_Solid,
     eObjectAttribute_ShowName,
     eObjectAttribute_IsMirrored,
     eObjectAttribute_DesignatorLocked,
     eObjectAttribute_PartIdLocked,
     eObjectAttribute_PinsMoveable,
     eObjectAttribute_ImageKeepAspect,
     eObjectAttribute_ImageEmbed,
     eObjectAttribute_ParameterAllowLibrarySynchronize,
     eObjectAttribute_ParameterAllowDatabaseSynchronize,
     eObjectAttribute_TextAutoPosition,
     eObjectAttribute_PinShowDesignator,
     eObjectAttribute_ShowHiddenFields,
     eObjectAttribute_ShowHiddenPins,
     eObjectAttribute_ShowDesignator,
     eObjectAttribute_TextFrameWordWrap,
     eObjectAttribute_TextFrameShowBorder,
     eObjectAttribute_TextFrameClipToRect,
     eObjectAttribute_PowerObjectShowNetName];

cStringEditorAttributes

cStringEditorAttributes =
    [eObjectAttribute_LocationX,
     eObjectAttribute_LocationY,
     eObjectAttribute_CornerLocationX,
     eObjectAttribute_CornerLocationY,
     eObjectAttribute_Width,
     eObjectAttribute_Radius,
     eObjectAttribute_StartAngle,
     eObjectAttribute_EndAngle,
     eObjectAttribute_SecondaryRadius,
     eObjectAttribute_StringText,
     eObjectAttribute_Name,
     eObjectAttribute_Description,
     eObjectAttribute_ParameterValue,
     eObjectAttribute_ParameterName,
     eObjectAttribute_PinWidth,
     eObjectAttribute_PinDefaultValue,
     eObjectAttribute_PinDesignator,
     eObjectAttribute_PinHiddenNetName,
     eObjectAttribute_PinLength,
     eObjectAttribute_RoundRectangleCornerRadiusX,
     eObjectAttribute_RoundRectangleCornerRadiusY,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentLibReference,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentDesignator,
     eObjectAttribute_SheetEntryDistanceFromTop,
     eObjectAttribute_SymbolScaleFactor,
     eObjectAttribute_TaskHolderInstanceName,
     eObjectAttribute_SheetName,
     eObjectAttribute_OwnerName,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentComment,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentLibraryName,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentFootprint,
     eObjectAttribute_SelectedVertex_X,
     eObjectAttribute_SelectedVertex_Y,
     eObjectAttribute_SelectedVertex2_X,
     eObjectAttribute_SelectedVertex2_Y];

cComboBoxEditorAttributes

cComboBoxEditorAttributes =
    [eObjectAttribute_OwnerPartId,
     eObjectAttribute_OwnerPartDisplayMode,
     eObjectAttribute_LineStyle,
     eObjectAttribute_StartLineShape,
     eObjectAttribute_EndLineShape,
     eObjectAttribute_LineShapeSize,
     eObjectAttribute_Orientation,
     eObjectAttribute_Alignment,
     eObjectAttribute_BorderWidth,
     eObjectAttribute_LineWidth,
     eObjectAttribute_JunctionSize,
     eObjectAttribute_ParameterType,
     eObjectAttribute_ParameterReadOnlyState,
     eObjectAttribute_PinSwapId_Pin,
     eObjectAttribute_PinSwapId_Part,
     eObjectAttribute_PinSwapId_PartPin,
     eObjectAttribute_PinFormalType,
     eObjectAttribute_PinElectrical,
     eObjectAttribute_PinIeeeSymbolInner,
     eObjectAttribute_PinIeeeSymbolOuter,
     eObjectAttribute_PinIeeeSymbolInnerEdge,
     eObjectAttribute_PinIeeeSymbolOuterEdge,
     eObjectAttribute_SheetEntrySide,
     eObjectAttribute_PortArrowStyle,
     eObjectAttribute_PortIOType,
     eObjectAttribute_PowerObjectStyle,
     eObjectAttribute_CrossSheetConnectorStyle,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentDisplayMode,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentPartId,
     eObjectAttribute_SchComponentKind,
     eObjectAttribute_IeeeSymbol];

cColorEditorAttributes

cColorEditorAttributes =
    [eObjectAttribute_Color,
     eObjectAttribute_TextColor,
     eObjectAttribute_AreaColor];

cContextHelpStringsByObjectId

cContextHelpStringsByObjectId : Array[TObjectId] Of TDynamicString =
( 'FirstObjectID',
'ClipBoardContainer',
'Note',
'Probe',
'Rectangle',
'Line',
'ConnectionLine',
'BusEntry',
'Arc',
'EllipticalArc',
'RoundRectangle',
'Image',
'Pie',
'TextFrame',
'Ellipse',
'Junction',
'Polygon',
'Polyline',
'Wire',
'Bus',
'Bezier',
'Label',
'NetLabel',
'Designator',
'SchComponent',
'Parameter',
'ParameterSet',
'ParameterList',
'SheetName',
'SheetFileName',
'Sheet',
'SchLib',
'Symbol',
'NoERC',
'ErrorMarker',
'Pin',
'Port',
'PowerObject',
'SheetEntry',
'SheetSymbol',
'Template',
'TaskHolder',
'MapDefiner',
'ImplementationMap',
'Implementation',
'ImplementationsList',
'CrossSheetConnector',
'CompileMask',
'OpenBusComponent',
'OpenBusLink',
'OpenBusDesignator',
'HarnessConnector',
'HarnessEntry',
'HarnessConnectorType',
'SignalHarness',
'OpenBusPort',
'LastObjectId'
);

Power Object constants

cPowerObjectLineWidth  = 1 * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerXOffset1 = 0 * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerXOffset2 = 3 * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerXOffset3 = 6 * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerXOffset4 = 9 * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerYOffset1 = 10 * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerYOffset2 = 7  * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerYOffset3 = 4  * cBaseUnit;
cPowerGndPowerYOffset4 = 1  * cBaseUnit;
cPowerNameXOffset1     = 2  * cBaseUnit;

Parameter Set constants

cParameterSetLineWidth          = 1   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetLineLength         = 6   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetCircleRadius       = 6   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetCircleCenterOffset = 12  *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetIOffsetX           = 12  *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetIOffsetY           = 5   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetTextOffetX         = 20  *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParamDefaultLength = 5   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParam000XOffset    = 32  *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParam090XOffset    = 4   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParam090YOffset    = 24  *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParam180XOffset    = 12   *cBaseUnit
cParameterSetParam270XOffset    = 10   *cBaseUnit
cParameterSetParam270YOffset    = 22  *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParamYOffset       = 2   *cBaseUnit;
cParameterSetParamDeltaYOffset1 = 12  *cBaseUnit;
 

Title Block constants

cTitleBlockWidth               = 350 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockWidth1              = 100 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockWidth2              = 150 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockWidth3              = 300 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockHeight              = 80  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockHeight1             = 50  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockHeight2             = 20  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockHeight3             = 10  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_Title      = 345 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_Number     = 295 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_Revision   = 95  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_Size       = 345 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_SheetStyle = 340 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextYPos_SheetStyle = 35  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_Date1      = 345 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_Date2      = 300 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_SheetNbr   = 145 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_File1      = 345 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_File2      = 300 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextXPos_DrawnBy    = 145 *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextYPos_TextLine1  = 20  *cBaseUnit;
cTitleBlockTextYPos_TextLine2  = 10  *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock1               = 175 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock2               = 625 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock3               = 425 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock4               = 125 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock5               = 63  *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock6               = 25  *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock7               = 387 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock8               = 325 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock9               = 276 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock10              = 36  *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock11              = 420 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock12              = 170 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock13              = 420 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock14              = 382 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock15              = 271 *cBaseUnit;
cAnsiTitleBlock16              = 31  *cBaseUnit;

Differential Pair constants

cDifferentialPairWidth          = 21 * cBaseUnit + cParameterSetLineWidth Div 2;
cDifferentialPairHeight         =  9 * cBaseUnit + cParameterSetLineWidth;
cDifferentialPairShadowSize     = cParameterSetLineWidth;
cDiffPairPosNetNaming           = '_P';
cDiffPairNegNetNaming           = '_N';
cDefaultDiffPairName  : TDynamicString = 'DIFFPAIR';
cDiffPairParam        : TDynamicString = 'DifferentialPair';
cDefaultDiffPair      : TDynamicString = 'DefaultDiffPair'

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