[17.4] OrCAD PSpice Walk-through: Save As and Archive

July 10, 2020

This PSpice tutorial demonstrates the “Save As” and “Archive” features. After you complete this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Use the Save As functionality
  • Archive a PSpice project

If you would like to follow along with this tutorial, you can visit our walk-through page to view video tutorials and download design files.

To follow the instructions presented in this tutorial, continue using the design you completed in PSpice Walk-through 7 or open the provided board file in the folder directory, PSpice Walk-through 8_Save As and Archive.

  1. In the Project Hierarchy, select Design Resources.
  2. Select File > Save Project As from the menu.
  3. Browse and select a new Destination Directory.

  1. Enter a Name for your project.

Note: The settings area of the dialog provides additional options: rename your DSN to match your project and to copy all referred files that are either within or out of the project folder.

  1. Select OK.

Note: Creating a new project enables you to preserve the original project while you continue to update your new project.

  1. Select File > Archive Project from the menu.

Note: This selection compresses all the PSpice files into one convenient zip file. This enables you to easily share your schematics and simulation files with colleagues.

  1.  Use the check boxes presented in this dialog to select the type of files you want to include in your zip file.
  2. Browse to select a directory location where you want to archive the zip file.
  3. Select OK.
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