Magic VLSI Layout Tool Version 8.2 *

tool


Change layout tool or print information about what the button bindings are for the current tool. This page describes the tool command as implemented in the non-Tcl version of magic.

Shortcuts:

Key macro space implements the command tool.
Key macro shift-space implements the command tool box.

Usage:

tool [name|info]

where name may be one of box, wiring, netlist, or rsim.

Summary:

The tool command selects or queries the mode of operation of the mouse buttons in the layout window. Each tool type has a unique set of button bindings.

Without arguments, the tool command selects the next tool type in round-robin fashion. With a tool type as argument, the button bindings switch to those for the indicated tool. With the info option, a summary of the mouse buttons is given for the current tool.

The mouse bindings for each of the three tools is as follows:

Implementation Notes:

tool is implemented as a built-in command in the non-Tcl version of magic.

See Also:

tool (Tcl version)

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Last updated: March 7, 2020 at 1:06pm