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by MPman859
09 Sep 2019, 15:47
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Why does export to Gerber shift the origin ?
Replies: 2
Views: 792

Re: Why does export to Gerber shift the origin ?

Diptrace has the option to export PCB designs with an Offset. You can have your gerbers use a different origin than your original design file. That is useful for some, but not others. In your case, I would simply check the "Use Design Origin" (in the Gerber export menu, right above "Export" and "Exp...
by MPman859
07 May 2019, 20:20
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: New to Gerber usage
Replies: 4
Views: 2347

Re: New to Gerber usage

If I understood correctly, I think you are looking for the Pick and Place Report. If that is the case, then you will need to open your design (the .dip file) in Diptrace and go to File>Export>Pick and Place. This what I do and probably everyone else does when sending a design off to the board house ...
by MPman859
15 Aug 2018, 21:39
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Selectively hide ref des?
Replies: 2
Views: 1612

Re: Selectively hide ref des?

You can definitely remove refdes from layouts selectively. All you have to do is select the patterns/testpoints and navigate to the properties tab on the right side of you screen. Look for "Marking 1" which is set to "Default" by default. Select "None" and you're done.
by MPman859
28 Jun 2018, 19:22
Forum: Other questions and issues
Topic: Rotating silkscreen text less than 90degrees
Replies: 5
Views: 3611

Re: Rotating silkscreen text less than 90degrees

I would also like this feature added. Pretty often I need components rotated 45deg (sometimes 30deg) and their refdes should do so too.