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by ArbysNight
27 Sep 2019, 15:50
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: 3D Displaying oddly
Replies: 2
Views: 889

Re: 3D Displaying oddly

Yes, that's what I did. I didn't realize there was a dedicated button for board outline. I just drew one on the Board Outline layer using the rectangle command. Now I know.
by ArbysNight
26 Sep 2019, 17:00
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: 3D Displaying oddly
Replies: 2
Views: 889

3D Displaying oddly

I'm playing with Diptrace to determine suitability in replacing Eagle. I made a simple resistor and diode "circuit" and pressed the 3D button. Am I doing something wrong with the board to make it transparent like this?
by ArbysNight
23 Sep 2019, 12:38
Forum: DipTrace Schematic Capture
Topic: Schematic design workflow
Replies: 2
Views: 2075

Re: Schematic design workflow

Hi Tom, Excellent reply, thank you. I actually found Diptrace via that review you linked to, hadn't heard of it before that. It's surprising how similar all the various ECAD packages are, with such a huge swing in price. And everyone claims theirs is the best, so distilling fact from sales mumbo is ...
by ArbysNight
22 Sep 2019, 15:30
Forum: DipTrace Schematic Capture
Topic: Schematic design workflow
Replies: 2
Views: 2075

Schematic design workflow

Hello Diptrace community, I'm a longtime (~15 years) user of Eagle and am considering updating my company's ECAD software. Eagle's new "rental" structure under AutoDesk is unappealing, so I'm weighing my options between Diptrace, Solidworks PCB, and Altium Designer. I've spent about 16 hours watchin...