ADDPHCON(3)                  MBK PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS                  ADDPHCON(3)

       addphcon - create a physical connector

       This software belongs to the  ALLIANCE CAD SYSTEM developed by the ASIM
       team at LIP6 laboratory of Université Pierre et Marie CURIE, in Paris,

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       #include "mph.h"
       phcon_list ∗addphcon(ptfig, orient, conname, x, y, layer, width)
       phfig_list ∗ptfig;
       char orient;
       char ∗conname;
       long x, y;
       char layer;
       long width;

       ptfig               Pointer to the figure in which the connector should
                           be added

       orient              Face of the connector

       conname             Name of the connector

       x, y                Absolute connector coordinates

       layer               Connector symbolic layer

       width               Connector symbolic width

       addphcon creates a new connector called conname and adds it to the list
       of connectors pointed to by ptfig->PHCON. The new connector is added in
       front of the list, and becomes itself the list head.
       The parameters conname, orient, x, y, layer, width fill respectivly the
       NAME, ORIENT, XCON, YCON, LAYER, WIDTH fields of the phcon structure.
       See phcon(3) for details.
       The INDEX field is computed by the addphcon function in order to warranty
       index unicity. A topological sort is performed, checking x, then y, then
       the layer. So for a given figure, each connector will have a constant
       The x, y coordinates must be placed inside the butment box of the figure.
       The width is a layer extension that takes place in parallel to the
       connector face.
       For a list of valid orient and layers, see locon(3).

       addphcon returns a pointer to the newly created connector.

       "∗∗∗ mbk error ∗∗∗ illegal addphcon unknow layer layer in conname"
              The layer parameter is out of range, and does not represent a
              legal symbolic layer. See locon(3) for a complete list of layers.
       "∗∗∗ mbk error ∗∗∗ illegal addphcon connector conname not in abutment
              The connector coordinates are not included in the rectangle of the
              figure abutment box. This means that the abutment box field of the
              phfig must be filled befor any call to addphcon.
       "∗∗∗ mbk error ∗∗∗ illegal addphcon orientation is orient in conname"
              The orient parameter is not in the set of legal values. See
              locon(3) for the complete list of orientations.

       #include "mph.h"
       phcon_list ∗du_con(ptfig, ptcon) /∗ duplicate connector ∗/
       phfig_list ∗ptfig;
       phcon_list ∗ptcon;
          /∗ the index depends from what's in ptfig->PHCON, not from me ∗/
          return addphcon(ptfig, ptcon->ORIENT, ptcon->NAME,
                          ptcon->XCON, ptcon->YCON,
                          ptcon->LAYER, ptcon->WIDTH);

       mbk(1), phfig(3), phcon(3), getphcon(3), delphcon(3), locon(3).

       This tool is under development at the ASIM department of the LIP6
       We need your feedback to improve documentation and tools.

ASIM/LIP6                        October 1, 1997                     ADDPHCON(3)