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  1. What is the name of the layout cell associated with a given element model?

  2. What version of the cell are we currently using in layouts associated with this schematic element?

  3. What is the name of the module that contains this layout cell?

  4. What is the exact path on my system to the module from which this layout cell was loaded?

  5. Can I get a short description of this layout cell?

Scripting How-To: How Can I Determine Which Version of a Model is Being Used and Where it is Being Loaded From? we'll use the MLIN model as the starting point for answering these questions. First lets write some code to determine the name of the layout cell that is associated with the MLIN model. To do this we'll make use of the CellMappings collection on the application object. Here's an example: