How to make a rectangular hole in Diptrace?

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freddy63
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How to make a rectangular hole in Diptrace?

#1 Post by freddy63 » 20 Apr 2017, 01:45

I'd like to make a rectangular hole on a pcb in diptrace but cannot find a way to do that.
Any help appreciated!

amshh
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Re: How to make a rectangular hole in Diptrace?

#2 Post by amshh » 20 Apr 2017, 05:35

Place a rectangular shape (Objects>>Shapoe>>Rectangle) at the "Board Cutout" Layer.
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freddy63
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Re: How to make a rectangular hole in Diptrace?

#3 Post by freddy63 » 20 Apr 2017, 07:43

Cool! That's what I did but was not sure when I looked at the GERBER exports.
Thanx a lot!!!

amshh
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Re: How to make a rectangular hole in Diptrace?

#4 Post by amshh » 20 Apr 2017, 08:12

Have a look at the 3D-View (Tools >> 3D-Preview....) and you will see the hole.
(As far as you can "see" a hole ... :)

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