Manage Circuits and Sessions
Working with Circuits
In addition to building and specifying circuits, the RF Design and Analysis app window allows you to perform the following tasks:
Delete a Circuit
To delete a circuit from your session:
Select the circuit in the RF Component List pane.
If the circuit you delete is a network, the app deletes the network and everything in the network.
Rename a Circuit
To rename a component or a network:
Select the component or network in the RF Component List pane.
Type the new name in the Name field of the Component Parameters pane.
Working with the RF Design and Analysis App Sessions
The work you do with the RF Design and Analysis app is organized into sessions. Each session is a collection of independent RF circuits, which can be RF components or RF networks.
This section contains the following topics:
Name or Rename a Session
To name or rename a session:
Select the session, or top-level node, in the RF Component List pane. (The session is selected by default when you open the app user interface.
Type the desired name in the Name field of the Component Parameters pane.
Save a Session
To save your session, select Save Session or Save Session As from the File menu. The first time you save a session a browser opens, prompting you for a file name.
The default file name is the session name with any characters that are not
alphanumeric converted to underscores (
_). The name of
the session itself is unchanged.
For example, to save your session as
Test.rf in your
current working directory, you would type
Test in the
File name field as shown above. The RF
Design and Analysis app adds the
.rf extension automatically
to all the app sessions you save.
If the name of your session is
gk's session, the default
file name is
Open a Session
You can load an existing session into the RF Design and Analysis app by selecting Open Session from the File menu. A browser enables you to select from your previously saved sessions.
Before opening the requested session, the app prompts you to save your current session.
Start a New Session
To start a new session, select New Session from the File menu. A new session opens in the app. All its values are set to their defaults.
Before starting a new session, the app prompts you to save your current session.