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16.3,Allegro PCB Design XL

  • How to change the solder mask of pads from top to bottom in brd file

    I placed the components on top layer and mirrored. Components have been placed in the bottom layer but some how the solder mask layer of the component pins is displaying as solder mask top. It should change to solder mask bottom. Let me know some remedy for this, as I am facing this problem in many instances...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Varun1610 on Thu, Jun 13 2013
  • Not able to route traces

    When I am creating a via and trying to route trace from bottom layer to top layer, I am gettin a trinagle type symbol of the ratnest at the via and the routing is not complete. I have tried to manually route in all ways possible. Can any body let me know what can be the problem as to why I am not able...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Varun1610 on Fri, Jun 7 2013
  • DXF import into Allegro 16.3 / 16.5

    I have used dxf imports before in Layout 15.7 and we had a simple way to use layers for the basic designs and then import a v12 dxf. But when I try to develop a basic board outline for Allegro 16.3 or 16.5, there does not appear to be a way of importing the plated and non-plated holes into a PCB. What...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by tmd63 on Wed, Apr 10 2013
  • Manual entry of components

    Is there any way of manually adding a component to an Allegro PCB design using PCB Design XL in the same way that you could in OrCad Layout. I have been able to copy a footprint but the component is unassigned (R*) and I cannot find how to assign it a new part number and to connect nets to it. In Layout...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by tmd63 on Thu, Mar 14 2013
  • Multiple components with equal spacing

    Hello, I would like to know if there is a command for moving/distributing components so that the distance between them gets equal. Example: Say that I make a rough placement of four resistances. I use the align tool so that they are aligned at the same line. Now I would like to make the distance between...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Mattias J on Mon, Aug 13 2012
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