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Re: Can't connect pins on schematic

This usually comes up when you have a footprint with Pin Names that do not match the schematic Pin. When you create a footprint you set the Pin Name for each pin. By default the pins you place on the footprint are numbered starting at 1. When you create a symbol you have two labels for each pin. Fir...
by Sal Hernandez
Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:43 am
 
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: Can't connect pins on schematic
Replies: 2
Views: 3545

AutoRouting: What Is An Autorouter And Why Do I Care?

AutoRouting: What Is An Autorouter And Why Do I Care? An autorouter is a toolset inside your layout software. The autorouter uses the netlist or schematic data to automate connecting components in your layout. The autorouter attempts to efficiently complete your board interconnect according to the ...
by Sal Hernandez
Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:35 am
 
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: AutoRouting: What Is An Autorouter And Why Do I Care?
Replies: 0
Views: 41421

Re: Placing and Editing ports

You can only see the Net Assignment section when you have the add port tool selected or when you have a port selected. The Port Attributes section contains the Net Assignment field and will be at the top of the Edit Panel as shown below.

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by Sal Hernandez
Tue May 19, 2015 7:33 am
 
Forum: PCB123 Schematic
Topic: Placing and Editing ports
Replies: 4
Views: 5277

New Version 5.2.0

The newest version of PCB123 (v5.2.0) has several exciting feature enhancements that will drastically improve the user experience and speed up the design process. Now you will be able to render designs with complex polygon fills . . . in real time. This will allow smooth panning and zooming even for...
by Sal Hernandez
Wed Mar 11, 2015 11:06 am
 
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: New Version 5.2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 49010

Re: PCB123 Library Corrections

Library parts have been updated. The package is a MAX3370 5-pin SC70 (MAX3370EXK-T). The pinout appears to be a mirror image of the actual pinout, the schematic pinout is correct. This part has been updated in the following libraries. maxim_12-17-2009_4.slb maxim_12-17-2009_3b.slb maxim_12-17-2009_3...
by Sal Hernandez
Wed Jan 14, 2015 3:09 pm
 
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: PCB123 Library Corrections
Replies: 2
Views: 3237

Re: PCB123 Library Corrections

Several libraries have been updated to correct 0805 and 0603 footprints that actually have 1206 footprint. Several examples of this issue are shown below. These parts should have 0603 or 0805 footprints, but the footprint that is paired with the part is actually 1206. PN: ERJ-3EKF24R9V, Footprint: R...
by Sal Hernandez
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:19 am
 
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: PCB123 Library Corrections
Replies: 2
Views: 3237

Re: How do I modify the solder mask layer?

Dan, The solder mask swell is 3 mils, and it is a fixed value in PCB123 . If you order through our Full Feature or Custom quote service you can include notes asking that specific solder mask features are increased or decreased. I have already submitted an enhancement request to include a control for...
by Sal Hernandez
Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:18 am
 
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: How do I modify the solder mask layer?
Replies: 4
Views: 34445

Re: Placing and Editing ports

Thanks for the feedback. I can see some of the issues you reported. If you need to edit a net name from the Net Assignment field you can use the keyboard left or right arrow keys to place the cursor in the field to edit the text. I will pass along your feedback to our developer. The right click cont...
by Sal Hernandez
Mon Dec 22, 2014 10:45 am
 
Forum: PCB123 Schematic
Topic: Placing and Editing ports
Replies: 4
Views: 5277

Re: Silkscreened Logo

This feature request has already been submitted to our developer. I will add your feedback to the existing ticket.
by Sal Hernandez
Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:02 am
 
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: Silkscreened Logo
Replies: 3
Views: 19171

Key not valid for use in specified state

If you get an error message "Key not valid for use in specified state" during installation. This is caused by a bug in Windows update KB2918614. Here is the link to this Windows Update http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2918614. Known issues with this security update Known issue 1 After you i...
by Sal Hernandez
Thu Nov 06, 2014 8:19 am
 
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: Key not valid for use in specified state
Replies: 0
Views: 4799
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