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For a video that illustrates all the changes required to update the PLA schema/rule for version 8.2, click this link: 

UpdatingPLA82_Schema_RBArule.mp4

  1. In Rule Set Manager, expand Rule Sets > find and double-click PLA System Level Rule.
  2. Select Open Copy.
  3. Double-click the Read XML action.
  4. Check that the Schema Name Value is designating the updated schema.
  5. Double-click the Create Layout action.
  6. Expand each of the parameter values and ensure that each individual item's parameter has an associated value.
    Note: You must update the XML data for any field that is missing values before you can use the new feature. If you are using the PLA System Level Rule-Versatile Layout Home, it includes the Copy Job Ticket function. Ensure that the items for the Create Layout action are updated for both the Copy Job and New Job paths of this rule.
  7. Click any parameter field that is missing a value, and click the Edit Values button that appears on the right. For each parameter, select Event Properties. Navigate to XML Data (TargetXML) and then to the associated main parameter, and select the feature's value. Click OK to save the parameter value. Use the table below for reference.

    Die
    Introduced in version 8.2 for Multi-Die functionality
    IsMultiDie:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> IsMultiDie
    Die Alignment:

    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Alignment

    Die ID:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> id
    Die Stations ID:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> id
    Station Owner ID:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> Station -> ownerid
    Due to the introduction of new parameters for Multi-Die functionality , please check the remaining Die parameters as follows:
    Die Name:

    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Name

    Die Width:
    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> width
    Die Height:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> height
    Die_Property_CenterHorizontally:

    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> centerHorizontally

    Die_Property_CenterVertically:

    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> centerVertically

    Die_Property_HorizontalOffset:

    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> horizontalOffset

    Die_Property_VerticalOffset:

    XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> verticalOffset

    Die AlignTop:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> alignTop
    Die_Property_ForceReassign:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> forceReassign
    Die Number Direction:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> numberDirection
    Die Number Path:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> numberPath
    Die Start Number:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> numberStart
    Die Number Start Corner:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> numberStartCorner
    Die Mirror Horizontal:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> mirrorHorizontal
    Die Mirror Vertical:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> mirrorVertical
    Die_StationProperty_Side:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> side
    Die_Station_Numbers:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> Station -> number
    Die Station Artwork:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> Station -> artwork
    Die Station Name:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> Station -> stationName
    Die Station ArtworkRotation:XML Data (Target XML)-> DieList -> Die -> Stations -> Station -> artworkRotation
  8. Once you have entered all the values, click OK to close the Rules Parameters Editor - Create Layout Action window.

  9. Select File > Close & Hot Swap.
  10. Accept the default Rule Set Name, and click Save.
  11. In the Hot Swap Rule Set dialog box, make sure that Rename Rule Sets is selected, and click OK.
    This overwrites your existing active system-level rule set. 

Now that you have updated the Create Layout action, open the PLA Client and edit your layout ticket to add the parameters that you want to use when you create layouts.

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