perhaps he is talking about reference point
maybe he is referring to the 'snap to center' bug pre-SP6
if so turn off snap to center before paste
Dennis Saputelli

Brad Velander wrote:
> 
> Rene,
>         are you using paste special to paste your PCBs? Without the paste
> special and selecting to keep the netnames, you will loose your netlist from
> the design. Same as with any straight copy function, i.e. copy a via and
> it's netlist connection is gone if you don't use the paste special.
>         I don't quite understand your comment about reference, the reference
> can only be in one location within a database. If you are copying other PCBs
> into the design then the original reference is the only reference which can
> exist. Or are you stating that you lose the reference in the copied-to
> database? So what, reset it wherever you want.
>         Repouring polygons is probably a result of loosing your netlist
> information. I copy PCBs regularly and it requests a repour but I usually
> ignore it.
> Sincerely,
> 
> Brad Velander
> Lead PCB Design
> Norsat International Inc.
> #100 - 4401 Still Creek Dr.,
> Burnaby, B.C., Canada.
> V5C6G9.
> voice: (604) 292-9089 (direct line)
> fax:    (604) 292-9010
> email: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> www: www.norsat.com
> 

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