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 Autoplacing Components 

Last post Thu, Oct 20 2011 1:06 PM by DRkidd22. 0 replies.
Started by DRkidd22 20 Oct 2011 01:06 PM. Topic has 0 replies and 761 views
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    • DRkidd22
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    I'm using OrCad PCB Editor 16.3 for a new PCB design. I have used it before as well, but every time I've designed something in the past it has been very small, so I placed components manually. Now I got a big project and would like to start using Autoplace. I couldn't find some tutorial online showing how to use autoplace. I created my Top and Bottom grids with 1mm spacing, here is where I get stuck, I've tried using quickplace to place all the parts and then use autoplace so they are paced inside the board outline automatically, I don't know if they have to be selected or what before autoplacing, but it doesn't work. I have no idea where to go from here or if I'm missing something. I used the wizzard to create my board templace which is 10" x 4". Any help will be appreciated.
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Started by DRkidd22 at 20 Oct 2011 01:06 PM. Topic has 0 replies.