OrCAD Capture


Created Monday 24 July 2023

This page will contain some tips, tricks and shortcuts for using OrCAD Capture software for schematic design. OrCAD Capture is a schematic capture tool available from Cadence. While it seems like Cadence System Capture is the more "modern" solution that Cadence has available, OrCAD Capture is still incredibly popular for schematic design. See more information at their website: https://www.orcad.com/.

OrCAD Capture Keyboard Shortcuts

Common hotkeys that I often forget, listed here for quick reference

Function Command
Zoom In i
Zoom Out o
Place Part p
Place Database Part z
Rotate r
Place No-Connect x
Place Wire w

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