The software warns of design violations through built-in error checkers that provide live feedback. It also imports ready-to-use netlist files from eCAD programs such as Vesys, Mentor Graphics, and Promis-e, and can add mechanical components using a predefined grid. The software lets design teams collaborate and create digital mock-ups. Watch a demo at http://www.solidedge.com/ overview/v18_wireharness.htm.

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