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by Drew
29 Dec 2015, 21:41
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Square pad becomes round in the PCB Layout
Replies: 3
Views: 5367

Re: Square pad becomes round in the PCB Layout

Dear god, I’ve just wasted half an hour trying to work that one out. Why is the damned thing so perversely arcane, interrobang
PCB layout shouldn’t be a treasure hunt, and Diptrace is one of the better ones – or to be precise, less bad.
by Drew
19 Dec 2015, 12:36
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Text placement bug in 2.3.0.0
Replies: 4
Views: 11069

Re: Text placement bug in 2.3.0.0

Over 3 years and still counting.......'Define Angle' still screws up text. If 90 degree CW rotation is reqd one has to do three 'R's to preserve relative text position. One of the lesser issues with the software.
by Drew
06 Dec 2015, 13:02
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Dragging horizontally grows trace vertically
Replies: 6
Views: 6513

Re: Dragging horizontally grows trace vertically

One cannot exonerate by comparison.
by Drew
15 Nov 2015, 22:40
Forum: Basic Schematic and PCB Design
Topic: DipTrace Team has the question to our users
Replies: 120
Views: 1208217

Re: DipTrace Team has the question to our users

SparkyLabs, completely agree, it’s pretty amateurish. Not that one can exonerate by comparison but all comprehensive PCB packages have the mien of being generated by a precocious 15 year old with no experience of the coal face. DipTrace is one of the better ones, tried DesignSpark? That really is ap...
by Drew
14 Nov 2015, 23:12
Forum: Making Libraries in DipTrace
Topic: Library Component Creation
Replies: 6
Views: 11632

Re: Library Component Creation

I quite agree joedarock, in common with many packages the library structure is dreadful, just random. A bit like Facebook, never could figure that out. But it doesn’t have to be like that, KISD. Improbable though it sounds, software creators do not think logically or recursively, possibly because of...