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by mbrown
21 Sep 2023, 04:43
Forum: Other questions and issues
Topic: Add all pads to net
Replies: 2
Views: 1908

Re: Add all pads to net

Hmm, placing ratlines one by one is only marginally less tedious. I ended up renumbering, which was still a pain, but significantly easier than all the other options. In a few cases, I copied a component pattern, deleted a row of 8 or 16 pads, and replaced them with a single enormous pad. Perhaps a ...
by mbrown
21 Sep 2023, 04:16
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Export Copper Pour Without Fill
Replies: 1
Views: 1025

Export Copper Pour Without Fill

I need to export a PCB layout as DXF for circulation with a team. I need the copper pours to export as outlines only. If the copper pours export filled, they are rasterized into near infinite lines and will make the file unusable in any CAD software. The closest I've come to succeeding at this is th...
by mbrown
25 Aug 2023, 07:05
Forum: Other questions and issues
Topic: Add all pads to net
Replies: 2
Views: 1908

Add all pads to net

I have a board which needs to ground all pads. There are nearly 400 pads to ground. Is there a way to add them all to a net at the same time? These are custom patterns, which normally are not grounded this way. The only method I see right now is to right click each pad and select "add to net..&...