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PAT 2.1.0 Xcel EDA Reporting

asked 2017-04-18 10:40:33 -0500

amccullough's avatar

updated 2017-08-20 14:58:21 -0500

When I run the XcelEDAReportingandQAQC reporting measure on PAT2.1.0 and try to export an XML report, the program tells me that no EDAPT reporting measure was included in my run.

When I pull the same measure off of the BCL, PAT fails. Any ideas?

See attached for the console errors.



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Can you double check that you have the latest version of the XcelEDAReportingandQAQC measure by clicking the "Check for Updates" button in PAT? If an update is available you will see a blue arrow in a circle.

aparker's avatar aparker  ( 2017-04-18 12:11:53 -0500 )edit

It is the most up-to-date XcelEDAReportingandQAQC measure. I also tried downloading it again today and using that measure, but it still failed. Thanks.

amccullough's avatar amccullough  ( 2017-04-18 12:31:42 -0500 )edit

Can you say a bit more about how PAT fails? I just downloaded and added the QAQC measure to one of my test projects, and things worked ok. Be sure you're creating an option for the QAQC measure and add it to all your design alternatives. If it's working correctly, you should be able to click open a design alternative on the run tab and look at that measure's output - much like PAT 1.x.

ljbrackney's avatar ljbrackney  ( 2017-04-18 16:10:56 -0500 )edit

So I tried both our internal XcelEDA measure on our server and the one I downloaded from the BCL. Our internal measure runs successfully, but when I attempt to export the XML report, it says "No EDAPT Export measure was included in Alternative 1, it will not be included in the EDAPT XML report."

When I try to use the XcelEDA measure I downloaded from the BCL today (with same single option created and added to each design alternative), the alternative fails and gives no information on the Intial condition or Final condition. I've taken a bunch of screenshots if those would be helpful. Thanks.

amccullough's avatar amccullough  ( 2017-04-18 16:24:25 -0500 )edit

Your internal measure likely won't work because its XML hasn't been updated for 2.0. Also - why are you not using the official measure? ;)

That would be helpful. Also, if you could do me a favor - go up to the view menu and click the "Toggle Developer Tools." That will open a console on the right side with diagnostic and error messages. Cutting and pasting that (particularly any error messages) will be helpful in debugging.

ljbrackney's avatar ljbrackney  ( 2017-04-18 16:28:36 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-04-19 17:09:41 -0500

Adding this for posterity. After reviewing the project in question, there were 2 problems:

  1. The project was being run from a network drive (where it was saved). Depending on your network security settings, PAT 2.1 may or may not run projects correctly from a network drive. Because network security varies between companies, the easiest way to rule this out is to save the project to your local hard drive and run from there.

  2. There was a measure test whose path length exceeded 256 characters, which is the limit on Windows. This appears in a message in PAT which should include the measure name. If you encounter this issue, you can try shortening the measure's files, updating the measure, and re-running.

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@amccullough, if you agree with andrew's analysis, can you mark his answer as accepted so that the thread is flagged as resolved? thanks

Julien Marrec's avatar Julien Marrec  ( 2017-04-26 03:22:17 -0500 )edit

answered 2017-04-18 16:41:00 -0500

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updated 2017-04-19 09:11:40 -0500

Just trying everything I can! Ok, see attached for the console errors. Thanks again for all your help. C:\fakepath\console.PNG


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Your data points run okay as long as the BCL version of the QAQC measure is not in your project?

Also do you have any measures in your project with empty arguments?

ljbrackney's avatar ljbrackney  ( 2017-04-18 17:48:29 -0500 )edit

The data points run if I use our Xcel Reporting measure on our server, and fail if I use the BCL measure. I'm attaching a snip of the BCL arguments on my previous answer.

amccullough's avatar amccullough  ( 2017-04-19 09:10:42 -0500 )edit

Hi, please update your initial question (I'll do it for you), and delete this post: this is not an answer. Thanks!

Julien Marrec's avatar Julien Marrec  ( 2017-04-26 03:20:46 -0500 )edit

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