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by JoR
24 Sep 2019, 15:42
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Update Layout from Imported Netlist
Replies: 2
Views: 1785

Re: Update Layout from Imported Netlist

I've made some tests and the way to do this (with Orcad) is exporting the schematic to EDIF and then import to Diptrace. If you generate a PCB, and then import again the updated schematic EDIF from Orcad, the changes are applied to the PCB through the "Renew Layout from Schematic" option. However, t...
by JoR
24 Sep 2019, 15:15
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: DipTrace 3.3 Release
Replies: 98
Views: 54175

Re: DipTrace 3.3 Release

Limitation: font size of such objects can be changed in Component/Pattern Editor only. If this is critical, please let me know - it could be easily changed (add option to use same font settings as for markings generated in Schematic/PCB). Doesn't sound like a critical feature, but obviously better ...
by JoR
15 Mar 2019, 03:07
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: DipTrace 3.3 Release
Replies: 98
Views: 54175

Re: DipTrace 3.3 Release

The new pattern editor looks very nice, the courtyard is a needed feature IMO. Now that the pattern editor is being reworked, I would also consider the option of defining the position of the RefDes in the Silkscreen and Assembly independently, so the footprint is charged with these configuration in ...
by JoR
21 Jan 2019, 15:04
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: How do I add a non signal layer to a footprint pattern?
Replies: 10
Views: 11389

Re: How do I add a non signal layer to a footprint pattern?

Hi IPC compliant footprints specify a footprint courtyard. Typically this is a achieved by defining a layer with this name. I cant seem to be able to do this in diptrace. Is adding layers impossible or is the functionality well hidden? Kev I've been testing the Freeware version and this is probably...