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by rick.curl
02 Aug 2017, 09:17
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Remove silk over pads tool
Replies: 2
Views: 2172

Remove silk over pads tool

I'm realizing that it would be really handy if there was a tool to remove silk over pads when creating new patterns.

Anyone else?

Thanks!

-Rick
by rick.curl
27 Jun 2017, 08:37
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Diptrace Launcher 3.1.0.1 and mapped drives
Replies: 1
Views: 2648

Diptrace Launcher 3.1.0.1 and mapped drives

I just upgraded to 3.1.0.1 this morning and now I have a problem using mapped drives. The network here at the office is managed, and we have a policy that all design files must reside on a file server so I access them through a mapped drive letter. This worked fine until the version 3.1.0.1 of the l...
by rick.curl
31 May 2017, 09:50
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: DipTrace 3.1 release
Replies: 17
Views: 20457

Re: DipTrace 3.1 release

When you install models - by default it is installed to C:/Program files/DipTrace/models3d and DipTrace has this folder to find models is set by default I just installed 3.1 on a Windows 8.1 system. I verified that Diptrace is installed in the Program Files directory and not the Program files (x86)...
by rick.curl
25 Jan 2017, 09:16
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Updated Libraries with only *in production* components
Replies: 6
Views: 4753

Re: Updated Libraries with only *in production* components

I don't see any reason to remove obsolete parts from the library (We still use the "USB 1.0 connectors"), but I can see value in being able to select whether you want to see them or not. Perhaps add a checkbox to the search window called "include obsolete"? Of course, all of the libraries would have...
by rick.curl
23 Sep 2016, 08:04
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: Custom pad W/ different top & bottom
Replies: 2
Views: 3697

Re: Custom pad W/ different top & bottom

Thanks, Alex!

I'm out of the office today but will try this as soon as I return on Monday.

-Rick
by rick.curl
21 Sep 2016, 15:49
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Topsilk picture dissapears
Replies: 6
Views: 4083

Re: Topsilk picture dissapears

I noticed the same thing, but it reappears when you view it in 3D. I think this has been reported before.

-Rick
by rick.curl
21 Sep 2016, 14:33
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: Custom pad W/ different top & bottom
Replies: 2
Views: 3697

Custom pad W/ different top & bottom

I need to create a custom pad for soldering some small surface mount photovoltaic cells to a PCB. Ideally, the component side of this pad will be rectangular, 4mm x 13mm. Here's the tricky part: I need to be able to solder the cells from the back side of the PCB, so I need one or more plated through...
by rick.curl
20 Sep 2016, 07:58
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Print pattern from pattern editor
Replies: 10
Views: 11857

Re: Print pattern from pattern editor

Very much looking forward to having this feature!! It would save me a lot of time.

-Rick
by rick.curl
24 Aug 2016, 11:54
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: How to create a circular mask keepout?
Replies: 4
Views: 2591

Re: How to create a circular mask keepout?

Hi Tom-
Thanks very much, and I really appreciate the time and detail you out into it, but I already used Larry's method and the problem is resolved.

-Rick
by rick.curl
24 Aug 2016, 11:36
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: How to create a circular mask keepout?
Replies: 4
Views: 2591

Re: How to create a circular mask keepout?

Perfect!!! Thanks, Larry!

-Rick