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by a18rhodes
17 May 2019, 20:13
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Custom Footprint Covered Pads in Version 3.3.1.3
Replies: 8
Views: 1925

Re: Custom Footprint Covered Pads in Version 3.3.1.3

Interesting, it seems when do this in the pattern editor instead of the PCB editor, the pads end up still being exposed in the preview.
by a18rhodes
16 May 2019, 19:48
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Custom Footprint Covered Pads in Version 3.3.1.3
Replies: 8
Views: 1925

Re: Custom Footprint Covered Pads in Version 3.3.1.3

Okay, so I guess the limitation I was missing was that this has to be done in the PCB Editor tool, not in the Footprint Editor tool. It seems that no matter what settings I choose in the Footprint Editor, there is no effect. But in the PCB editor, I can select each pad and use the settings you descr...
by a18rhodes
16 May 2019, 00:42
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Custom Footprint Covered Pads in Version 3.3.1.3
Replies: 8
Views: 1925

Custom Footprint Covered Pads in Version 3.3.1.3

I am trying to make a custom footprint that has 2 custom-shape pads that need to be covered with the soldermask. I.e., these 2 pads will not have any exposed copper. After countless attempts and forum searching I can't seem to get it to work. In the pattern editor, I have tried right clicking on the...