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by KevinA
15 Jan 2020, 08:52
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Design Rule round up
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Design Rule round up

Again, you make thing too easy.
by KevinA
14 Jan 2020, 11:31
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Component Pattern fix
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Component Pattern fix

I've had to download some parts (NO DDRx Micron memory) and have gotten process worked out: Download DipTrace ASCII from Mouser SamacSys link and expand it Open Component Editor and import the part to my 'scratch' library Copy the part to my working Library and change to the working library with out...
by KevinA
13 Jan 2020, 15:05
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Design Rule round up
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Design Rule round up

I need 0.0889 but design rules round up to 0.089 ! I want that thousandth of a mm :D

I found the rule for trace width (tab in design rules I forgot about) but then found we are not allowed to delete posts..
by KevinA
13 Jan 2020, 14:30
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: 3D images tricks?
Replies: 1
Views: 104

3D images tricks?

I downloaded a part from ST STM32MPU157 a LFBGA448_18X18 device but when I load it I end up with a 3D image that is suppose to be 1.57mm tall is huge. See attached
LFBGA448_18X18.zip
by KevinA
11 Jan 2020, 12:02
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: Please fix import for parts.
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Re: Please fix import for parts.

You can't add pattern to component library. But you can extract pattern from component in Pattern Editor (Pattern -> Insert from Another Library -> select component library and component). That was entirely too easy. In Pattern Help if I would have searched on component the results shows Insert fro...
by KevinA
09 Jan 2020, 22:47
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: Please fix import for parts.
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Please fix import for parts.

Mouser is using SamacSys for part cad files, they generate DipTrace ASC files and three different 3D images BUT: I had to import into Component Editor, I could see the pattern was attached but no means to access it. I had to place the COMPONENT in PCB editor then Save the pattern and now it gets fun...
by KevinA
06 Jan 2020, 02:35
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: hierarchy blocks and making a PCB
Replies: 1
Views: 135

hierarchy blocks and making a PCB

It had been awhile since I couldn't remember the last time I used hierarchy blocks but doing 6 mosfets with all the support was a perfect time to use hierarchy blocks. Everything was looking good until I placed 6 blocks then told DT to make a PCB, the 6 blocks disappeared and only one was there with...
by KevinA
03 Jan 2020, 11:39
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: RJ45 Keepout area
Replies: 0
Views: 178

RJ45 Keepout area

I needed a RJ45 Vertical connector and found a 85511-5001 Molex that would work, in the DT library under Con Jack I found 42410-8312 which matched the holes so I modified the silk screen to match the 85511-5001 Molex BUT Molex has the area under the connector as Keep Out, all of it, to me that means...
by KevinA
29 Dec 2019, 13:25
Forum: PCB Manufacturing Questions
Topic: Pad on mounting hole, Problem?
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Pad on mounting hole, Problem?

I want to use the PCB mounting holes, 3mm, to line up a stencil. What I do is drop a 3mm pad on the top layer on top the mounting hole, select the new pad and change the paste shrink to -.01 when I export the board I can view the gerbers and see the paste layer pad is 3.02mm. What will manufactures ...
by KevinA
29 Dec 2019, 12:06
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Exporting quits
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Exporting quits

I was trying to update the paste layers but when I tried to export just the top and bottom paste layers into a directory where they already existed I get the pop up asking to overwrite, when I click ok it saves the top layer then stops, the bottom layer did not get a pop up for overwrite permission....