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by KOBE_13
16 Jan 2012, 07:43
Forum: Forum Suggestions and Feature Requests
Topic: Following releases
Replies: 3
Views: 7470

Re: Following releases

On Home Page to the right is "Latest News". There you see the major release revs.
If you click on "Download Diptrace" there is a list of latest minor reves.
Under Diptrace Overview left side of home page there is a release history.
by KOBE_13
16 Jan 2012, 07:38
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Board Outline
Replies: 12
Views: 15058

Re: Board Outline

Typically... I have had no problem changing a board outline in the scenario of... I have a REV 1 layout and schematic complete, then import a changed/ new board outline. I left the components where they lay and imported a new board outline. (paying close attention to where the datum point is (0,0) J...
by KOBE_13
15 Jan 2012, 21:38
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Board Outline
Replies: 12
Views: 15058

Re: Board Outline

Try this: Save your schematic. Open new pcb layout... do your dxf / board outline import.. save your pcb layout with your new board outline. In PCB Layout (with your new board outline) select "file" drop down menu... select "Renew Design from schematic" select "by components..." find your schematic ...
by KOBE_13
12 Jan 2012, 21:40
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Board Outline
Replies: 12
Views: 15058

Re: Board Outline

my pleasure.. I had same issue a while back.. it was driving me mad..took several iterations before it hit me..
by KOBE_13
12 Jan 2012, 07:16
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Import/export functionality with most common ECADs
Replies: 23
Views: 24050

Re: Import/export functionality with most common ECADs

How exciting is that!... STEP files... and OrCad import/export....That would be awesome! I could sell that at my workplace
by KOBE_13
11 Jan 2012, 07:45
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: What to do with unconnected pins?
Replies: 4
Views: 7064

Re: What to do with unconnected pins?

I know if you place the part in a schematic.. you have the option to make the pin a No Connect which places a little x on the pin port. This is done by selecting the pin then right click and select "not connected". In Component Editor... In the Pin Manager there is a "Pin Type" selection... one of t...
by KOBE_13
09 Jan 2012, 07:49
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Board Outline
Replies: 12
Views: 15058

Re: Board Outline

Your best bet is to do your board outline in an autocad like program that can save or export in dxf. Place the board outline on one layer and our cutouts on a separate layer Then import dxf into PCB layout.. When you import the dxf PCB Layout you will have to assign dxf layers to PCB Layout layers. ...
by KOBE_13
23 Dec 2011, 22:18
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Create jpg from 3D Visualisation
Replies: 1
Views: 2597

Re: Create jpg from 3D Visualisation

Print screen...snip it program.....snagit8 software
by KOBE_13
14 Dec 2011, 19:27
Forum: DipTrace Schematic Capture
Topic: Display more than two component attributes
Replies: 10
Views: 12017

Re: Display more than two component attributes

Hit the "ABC" button, this allows u to place text. Be sure u know what layer your on though. Most likely you will be on top layer. I would use the top assy layer or silkscreeen
by KOBE_13
08 Dec 2011, 20:07
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Drill Symbols Comments
Replies: 6
Views: 6444

Re: Drill Symbols Comments

The gerber output gives you the column headings of: Symbol.....Hole (dia).....Plated.....Count In my design I have Blind Vias as well as thru... so I would like add a column indicating if via is thru, buried or blind. Then I might want another column to indicate layers the blind or buried vias are a...