Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Thick Lines in LTSpice

Ever wonder how to thicken up the lines in your schematic or simulations? Turns out this is really easy.

1. Open the control panel (tools menu bar)
2. To thicken the schematic lines, Select the Drafting Options tab and check "Draft Thick Lines"
3. To thicken simulation lines, Select the Waveforms tab and check "Plot data with thick lines"

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Exporting Data from LTSpice

LTSpice waveform data can easily be exported for use in other graphing software like Excel.

To do this:

Step1: Run simulation, select File -> export
Step2: Select the traces of interest
Step3: A text file is saved in the LTC->LTSpiceIV root directory, the title will be "Draft1" by default or enter a desired file name.
Step4: Open the text file in Excel, or cut/paste from the text file