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by VEC7OR
19 Sep 2017, 19:40
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Precision placement of copied group?
Replies: 3
Views: 2445

Re: Precision placement of copied group?

Alternatively you can group the components together with a shape placed on a mechanical layer, you can use corner/point of that shape a fiducial/reference point when dragging stuff around.
by VEC7OR
19 Sep 2017, 19:35
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Board Cutout layer option
Replies: 1
Views: 2485

Re: Board Cutout layer option

I just use mechanical layers with comments for the board house.
by VEC7OR
17 May 2017, 06:36
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: DRC - another PCB Layout check
Replies: 2
Views: 2941

Re: DRC - another PCB Layout check

You can generally spot this when doing Verification > Check Net Connectivity
by VEC7OR
13 Mar 2017, 19:41
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: DipTrace 3.1 beta
Replies: 23
Views: 28375

Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta

Ok. I have reviewed topics there and many of things from 5 years old topics had been fixed/changed already. Some things can not be done: you want the actions you need in one click, but sometime it may break the design accidentally (like removing arrows from net-classes) I'm pretty sure it wasn't. D...
by VEC7OR
13 Mar 2017, 15:26
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: DipTrace 3.1 beta
Replies: 23
Views: 28375

Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta

Congrats on the new release. How about those user interface fixes I and everyone else was asking about for, I don't know, 5 years now ? Any progress on that? http://diptrace.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=21390#p21390 I see this stuff every single day I do layout, and it pisses me off - fix it, please, r...
by VEC7OR
23 Jan 2017, 08:14
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Updated Libraries with only *in production* components
Replies: 6
Views: 5136

Re: Updated Libraries with only *in production* components

I find it rather surprising you asking for stuff like connectors - have you seen the number of manufacturers who make them ? Have you seen the number of models out there ? I've used SD card slots, and they are rather up-to-date. Yes, the search is bad, and model numbers don't make sense - but take i...
by VEC7OR
16 Jan 2017, 17:25
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Placement By List Enhancement
Replies: 1
Views: 2376

Re: Placement By List Enhancement

Don't ask for a text box ask for a list where you can click and type.
by VEC7OR
16 Jan 2017, 17:18
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Layer Opacity
Replies: 4
Views: 3506

Re: Layer Opacity

Also copper fill opacity - there is a need to distinguish tracks from fill.
by VEC7OR
16 Jan 2017, 17:13
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Snap Option
Replies: 6
Views: 4689

Re: Snap Option

You can select all components, right click on any of selected and choose "Snap to grid ->By Origin". We will add align and distribute function in the next version. It will align selected components by left/right/top/bottom side or center of components. I think this function will solve many problems...
by VEC7OR
10 Jan 2017, 11:28
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Snap Option
Replies: 6
Views: 4689

Re: Snap Option

Snap by origin should be the default option.
Also there should be an option to snap to all the nodes inside the patter with a press of a modifier key.