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Pad Designer

  • Slotted Through Hole for mounting appears filled instead of drilled

    Hello. I am tryign to make a mechanical non-plated slotted through hole which will allow a device some 'wiggle room' while mounting it on a board. I can't seem to make the slotted through hole appear right in the artwork. It always appears as if it is filled. Below are pictures of how the...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Mulepunch on Thu, Sep 4 2014
  • Different axes orientation in symbol and PCB Editors

    Hi all, I am designing a symbol for 0402 components. I define (28mil,22mil) as (Width,Height) sizes in pad designer and every thing looks correct in my package Designer - as is seen in below link: Unfortunately, as far as I...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Hossein1357 on Tue, Jun 17 2014
  • ERROR(SPMHUT-41): File selected is not of type Drawing

    Good day! I would like to ask why I always get ERROR(SPMHUT-41) error when I add a shape symbol in regular pad. I created .ssm file in pcb editor using new - shape symbol. then create the shape using the shape - polygon command. after saving, I created the padstack. for the regular pad, I locate the...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by maberu on Mon, Apr 29 2013
  • How to create glue dots in the SMD component placed bottom

    Hi, all I have created a catalog of my shares in Orcad designer professional 16.5, I do not understand how to create a point of glue for res. 0805, SOIC 8 placed bottom. Filmmask top and bottom are reserved for additional information that you can use, for example, you may reserve glue, gold or whatever...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by numberone on Mon, Feb 4 2013
  • Creating a microvia with Pad_Designer 16.5

    Hi everyone, I have a .4mm pitch BGA that will be included on my next design, so I'd like to get set up to use microvias. I thought I could edit the dimensions of an existing thru via to make it a microvia in Pad Designer, but under Parameters/Usage options in Pad Designer, the Microvia option is...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by mfris on Mon, Nov 5 2012
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