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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 15 Mar 2017, 03:06 
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fdemir wrote:
Hi Stas
I want to ask some features requests.

I have placed your list to the code for filter upgrading, so will see it when upgrade filter. BTW library index is in our to-do.
I can not promise I will make all requests though, as we receive thousands of them and support team is responsible for reporting the most requested ones to me.


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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 15 Mar 2017, 06:35 
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Thanks for sharing novarm44. I would love to use it for my next diptrace schamatic.

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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 15 Mar 2017, 13:30 
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Thanks this excellent work. I love DipTrace.

Two-way selection would be nice between schematic and pcb designer.


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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 16 Mar 2017, 14:53 
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Still no support for net ties? Come on guys, this is like a basic feature that people have been requesting for years!

Do you know how hard it is to bodge together multiple nets without a system for net ties? I use high speed design stuff rarely, but I quite often need to tie nets together. For example, say I've got a board that has a wireless module on it. I want a copper pour (call it rf_gnd) with specific clearances for gnd around the antenna, but ultimately said copper pour can be connected to the main VSS pour (that has different clearances) around the edges.

Or, say I've got a board with an analog and digital ground on it. I want to be able to easily connect these two copper pours together at some point. Currently, the only way to do this is to create a special symbol and footprint, consisting of two small pads that are back to back. The problem with this method is now I can only hook my two pours together on the top or bottom of the board, since I can't place patterns on inner layers.

So, ideally pours would have a new option called "Connect to tied pours of lower priority" that would help with my first example (the RF layout). And for the second example (analog and digital grounds) I'd have the ability to bridge pours with tied nets by drawing a trace between them. That is, they wouldn't automatically connect, they'd still be separate pours as they are now, I'd just have the ability to draw a trace between the two pours and assign it to the tied net, if that makes sense.

Seriously. We need net ties!


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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 19 Mar 2017, 10:08 
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Please make Meander tool working with single traces. It very helpful for manual length matching high-speed buses. Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 19 Mar 2017, 13:59 
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Downloaded and 'Installed':
The program allowed me to install in DipTrace31 and I created a /Documents/DipTrace31 for the new 3D data but when I ran the installer for the 3D Data it also created new Start menu items pointing to the wrong directory, during install I couldn't change this and why is the installer for the 3D Data creating any start menu items?
Thanks, I also upgraded to the next version of DipTrace to show my support!


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 Post subject: Re: DipTrace 3.1 beta
PostPosted: 21 Mar 2017, 16:37 
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i'd like to review the beta version but would need to see the Mac version.


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