Dave,
        The sights that are going to be your test points have to fall on the
test point grid. If they do not you get a test point violation. You have to
move the pad or via to the 1 mill grid, this will correct the problem you
are seeing.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 5:33 AM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: [PEDA] Finding & Setting Test Points




Hi,

I'm currently having a lot of trouble setting test points on my current PCB.
I've set up rules to allow a single test point per net, bottom layer only
for
SMD and thru-hole pads. The test point grid is set to 1mil.

On selecting Find & Set Test Points from the Tools menu, a number of
testpoints
are set which adhere to the rules. I've noticed that on double clicking on
these
testpoints to view their properties and then closing the dialogue box using
OK,
the testpoint then appears as a Testpoint Style violation. Closing the
dialogue
box using Cancel does not cause a violation. Has anyone else experienced
this
problem?

The reason for my wanting to view the properties of the set testpoints is
that
only 30 testpoints have been found out of 227. By viewing the properties I
was
hoping to determine the difference between vias set as testpoints and those
not.
As far as I can see there is no reason for the failure to set more
testpoints.
Am I wasting my time using feature?

Cheers

Dave

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