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What's Good About Allegro PCB Editor New Ratsnest Display Option? Check Out 16.6!

Comments(0)Filed under: PCB design, Allegro PCB Editor, PCB Editor, PCB, layout, design, routing, Allegro GUI, Grzenia, Allegro 16.6, 16.6, Cadence, Cadence Design Systems, PCB routing

The 16.6 Allegro PCB Editor release has a ratsnest display option that is designed to reduce the density of rat display in the workspace. Rats seen as pass-through, ones not terminating to a pin in view, are automatically filtered from the display.

Read on for more details …

1.    Enable the new rat display option by selecting Display > Show Rats > End in View Only.
2.    This feature will make much more of an impact on dense designs, but consider the following example:

3.    Zoom in slightly to remove the connectors from view. Note the three horizontal connections have been filtered from the display:


Please share your experience using this new capability.

Jerry “GenPart” Grzenia


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