Hi Gordon.

   You just Name those pins you want to connect to that power by name that
pin to "+3.3V" and select the Hidden option.
   Good luck.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gordon Price [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2001 3:22 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PEDA] Protel default Vcc hidden power pins
>
>
> Ladies & Gents,
>       How do you globally fix hidden power pins(from Protel library parts)
> that go to a net called "Vcc", to go to a fully defined and existing layer
> that has a net name of "+3.3V" ????
>       I have a power plane named "+3.3V" and can get my own parts to
> connect to the plane but can't get Vcc nets(from Protel library parts) to
> connect to the +3.3V net. If I place a net reference of Vcc on
> the +3.3V net
> the auto router runs traces instead of connecting to the defined power
> plane. It would be nice to have more than one net name be able to go to a
> given power plane and net. Where am I missing the boat???
>       I can't for the life of me understand with the prevalence of
> different supply voltages of chips, why Protel uses hidden power pins and
> fixed net names. I am using +1.8V, +3.3V and +5V on one board.
>
> Thanks,
> R. Gordon Price
> Director of Research Engineering
> Loronix Information Systems Inc.
> Del Mar CA
>


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