#5 export subcircuit to java-library

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2006-11-15
2006-11-14
Tobias
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...and therefor making it easier to create subcircuit
with special icons. by the way, editing that directly
in logisim would also be nice...

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  • Carl Burch

    Carl Burch - 2006-11-14

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    My long-term plan is to include a small drawing program within Logisim that allows you to configure the appearance of a subcircuit. It sounds like this may be what you're actually requesting.

    The idea of being able to create a JAR library out of an existing Logisim circuit is intriguing, though. But if Logisim contained a good drawing system for configuring subcircuits' appearance, is there any other compelling reason that this would be useful?

     
  • Carl Burch

    Carl Burch - 2006-11-15

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    I did come up with one somewhat compelling reason: The subcircuit's
    appearance could modify with the internal state. For example, if there's
    a register hidden inside the subcircuit, the Java code for drawing it
    could reflect the register's value.

     
  • Carl Burch

    Carl Burch - 2006-11-15
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  • Tobias

    Tobias - 2006-11-15

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    jar files are also required for pins that should be both input and output, and a predisigned subsircuit would be easier to modify

     
  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    The ability the draw the "symbol" for a subcircuit would be create. If I could make a subcircuit of a controlled buffer look like an nfet (control = gate, input = source, output = drain) and another subcircuit with an inverter on the control input look like a pfet, then I could use this to draw cmos circuit level diagrams too!!!!

     

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