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by Sal Hernandez
Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: Convert PCB123 v3 to v5
Replies: 16
Views: 53990

Re: Convert PCB123 v3 to v5

v2 should run on Win 7 and 8. What happens when you try to run PCB123 v2?
by Sal Hernandez
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: Convert PCB123 v3 to v5
Replies: 16
Views: 53990

Re: Convert PCB123 v3 to v5

The provided file is a v2 design. This version has a separate schematic file with a .epc file extension. The v2 schematic file cannot be opened in any later version of PCB123, nor can it be converted to work with v5. You can continue to open this design in v2 and update it. When you place your order...
by Sal Hernandez
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: PCB123 Schematic
Topic: Removing wires
Replies: 4
Views: 5676

Re: Removing wires

If you have two adjacent pins that are connected on the schematic and you want to break the connection you can go to the layout footprint right click on the pin you want to disconnect and select Disconnect pin from net. This schematic bug has been reported to our developer.
by Sal Hernandez
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: PCB123 Schematic
Topic: Grid Lines don't appear
Replies: 1
Views: 4062

Re: Grid Lines don't appear

You must also make sure that the Grid option is visible and Grid lines selected to see the grid lines. In v5.1 the grid has been exposed in the edit panel for both layout and schematic. Setting the grid on the schematic side only works for drawing objects and placing text. Pins placement and wire ro...
by Sal Hernandez
Fri Sep 05, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: v5.1.0 Feedback
Replies: 6
Views: 38541

Re: v5.1.0 Feedback

This is great feedback. Thank you. I will pass along the information to our developer.
by Sal Hernandez
Fri Sep 05, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: Convert PCB123 v3 to v5
Replies: 16
Views: 53990

Re: Convert PCB123 v3 to v5

The files from v3 should open in v5 without issues, but I don't have any known v3 files to test. Please email you 123 file to support@sunstone.com so I can check the version and see if there are any issues moving from 3 to 5.
by Sal Hernandez
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: PCB Manufacturing Topics
Topic: PCB123 v5.1.0 has been released
Replies: 12
Views: 108957

PCB123 v5.1.0 has been released

We have released a new version of PCB123 5.1.0. The new release provides bug fixes, improved performance with layouts with complex filled polygon areas, a new pan option, many menu updates and tool tips, and updated Edit Panel features to help improve design efficiency. Here is a link to the press r...
by Sal Hernandez
Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:53 am
Forum: PCB Manufacturing Topics
Topic: PCB board with transformer
Replies: 1
Views: 5767

Re: PCB board with transformer

I asked around and we can't really provide an answer to this type of design question. You may want to try contacting one of the PCB Designers that we reference on our Design Services page. Here is a link. PCB Design Software
by Sal Hernandez
Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: Custom library not accessible
Replies: 1
Views: 4523

Re: Custom library not accessible

One you create a symbol and a footprint you need to put them together using the Parts Manager.

This post walks you through the complete process.

updated-pcb123-parts-creation-process-t181.html
by Sal Hernandez
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: How do I move existing tracks to another layer?
Replies: 1
Views: 2403

Re: How do I move existing tracks to another layer?

We don't have a way to move full traces from one layer to another. As you have found using the Layer command will only move segments. I will submit this as feedback to our developer.

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