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Spectrum Software has released Micro-Cap 11, the eleventh generation of our SPICE circuit simulator.

For users of previous Micro-Cap versions, check out the new features available in the latest version. For those of you who are new to Micro-Cap, take our features tour to see what Micro-Cap has to offer.

 

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Easily Overlooked Features - Summer 2014

 

This section is designed to highlight features that may be overlooked among the many capabilities of Micro-Cap.

Using the Shortcut Keys: Did you know that you can select the Tool bar component types with a single key? The Tool bar contains twelve of the more commonly used components and each is assigned a single key. Here are the keys:

G: Ground
R: Resistor
C: Capacitor
L: Inductor
D: Diode
Q: NPN
M: MOSFET
O: OPAMP
B: Battery
I: Current Source
V: Voltage Source

Pressing R for instance, changes the mode to Add Component and selects Resistor as the component to be added. Pressing V selects the Voltage Source.

These keys and any other shortcut keys can be changes or assigned by using the dialog box at:

Preferences (CTRL+ALT+P) / Shortcuts

This lets you select a menu item or Tool bar icon and assign to it a shortcut key of your choice.

Shortcuts dialog box

 
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