SIMPLIS SystemDesigner has two basic requirements that must be in place and verified before you can use the tool.
|SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Pro||OR||SIMETRIX/SIMPLIS Elite|
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In Version 8.1, the SystemDesigner configuration file is no longer needed. The information contained within the configuration file will now be stored within the schematic file. For backward compatibility, a configuration file can be created by clicking .
When you open a new SIMPLIS schematic, you should see theSystemDesigner menu in the menu bar as shown below.
If you open a new SIMPLIS schematic and do not see SystemDesigner in the menu bar, use the following table to determine why the menu is not available.
|Step||If ...||Then ...|
|1||Check the simulator mode in the lower border of the schematic window.||not SIMPLIS||Selectfrom the menu bar and set the schematic to SIMPLIS, and go to Step 2.|
|2||Check the menu bar for SystemDesigner .||unavailable||Selectfrom the menu bar, and go to Step 3.|
|3||Verify that you have a SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Pro or SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Pro Elite license.||not SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Pro or SIMetrix/SIMPLIS Pro Elite||Selectand then close and restart SIMetrix/SIMPLIS to reinstall your license, and go to Step 4.|
|4||Check the menu bar for SystemDesigner .||unavailable||Select firstname.lastname@example.org..... Create a screenshot of that dialog, and email it to|
Next step: SystemDesigner Tutorial.