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by Tomg
30 Jul 2020, 17:08
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: v4.0.0.5 bug report
Replies: 1
Views: 329

v4.0.0.5 bug report

Bugs carried over into v4.0.0.5 1) Pattern Editor: Bottom Courtyard shape properties dialog window missing Line Width settings. 2) PCB Editor: Board Cutout shape properties dialog window missing Line Width settings. 3) PCB Editor: When the "[ ]Remove Loops (bow tie effect)" option is disabled, a ne...
by Tomg
30 Jul 2020, 08:46
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Components in schematic and PCB but not placed
Replies: 4
Views: 841

Re: Components in schematic and PCB but not placed

I'm just a customer who is not affiliated with Novarm/DipTrace, so I'm not privy to any of their non-publicly-announced plans. You might want to consider requesting this feature in the Feature requests section.
by Tomg
28 Jul 2020, 16:12
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: What happened to Snap to Grid by Origin?
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: What happened to Snap to Grid by Origin?

Look at the selection named "Grid Alignment" just above "Snap to Grid". What's nice about the new version is that it will remember your last setting the next time you use the Snap to Grid function...
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by Tomg
28 Jul 2020, 16:06
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Components in schematic and PCB but not placed
Replies: 4
Views: 841

Re: Components in schematic and PCB but not placed

As far as I know DipTrace does not have this capability. Other than manually editing the BOM using your favorite spreadsheet program the only solution I can think of would be to make copies of the original schematic file and assign the copies slightly different names to indicate each version (e.g. ....
by Tomg
28 Jul 2020, 08:25
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Copper pour going over pads
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Re: Copper pour going over pads

Seems like a bug to me. Maybe the following will help the developers troubleshoot this problem... 1) Right-click on U2 , select " Standard Pad Properties... ", set Corner Radius to at least 0.5% , enable the [x]Apply To All Pads option, click on OK , repour the copper pour and watch the anomaly disa...
by Tomg
27 Jul 2020, 07:20
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Tooling holes for JLCPCB
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Re: Tooling holes for JLCPCB

There is no mask for mounting holes so you will have to draw a filled Obround figure in the shape of a true circle on the Top/Bottom Mask layer(s).
by Tomg
24 Jul 2020, 13:14
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: TO92 patterns
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Re: TO92 patterns

Here's the calculated " Nominal Density " hole size for a Fairchild (On Semiconductor) 2N3904 (TO-92 case) according to this web site - https://www.pcb-3d.com/tutorials/how-to-calculate-pth-hole-and-pad-diameter-sizes-according-to-ipc-7251-ipc-2222-and-ipc-2221-standards/ ... 2N3904.png cs.png
by Tomg
17 Jul 2020, 08:37
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: 3D Models Not Drawn Properly in V4.0.0.4
Replies: 8
Views: 1111

Re: 3D Models Not Drawn Properly in V4.0.0.4

We need board file to test the issue. Could you please upload the file on forum or send to DipTrace support.
Here is a smaller file that will demonstrate the problem...
ghost via.dip
by Tomg
16 Jul 2020, 15:19
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: 3D Models Not Drawn Properly in V4.0.0.4
Replies: 8
Views: 1111

Re: 3D Models Not Drawn Properly in V4.0.0.4

Here's another one. The 3D Preview (v4.0.0.4) of one of my small example boards reveals a "ghost via" that does not exist in the Design Area...
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by Tomg
15 Jul 2020, 17:18
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Moving ALL "Assembly" to "Silk screen" ???
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Re: Moving ALL "Assembly" to "Silk screen" ???

Here's one way to do it... 1) Export the desired assembly layer (e.g. Top Assembly ) as a Gerber file named " Top Assembly " (settings - [x]Use Design Origin , same Units ) to a convenient location such as the Desktop. 2) Open a 2nd instance of the PCB Layout editor with an empty Design Area and imp...