If you make the Electrical Grid 'Range' smaller (in Board Options) you may
be able to snap to the center of the pad and not the underlying polygon
tracks.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kirk Haderlie [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, 19 July 2001 1:43 AM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Complex Selection
> 
> 
> After Looking closer at the issue, I realized I have polygon 
> fills in the
> selection that cross the center of all the component pads.  
> When clicking on
> the center of a pad I was not selecting the pad but the 
> polygon fill, thus
> my anchor point was the polygon fill.  If I use a via placed 
> in the polygon
> fill I was able to move on grid.  I appear that a polygon 
> fill has selection
> priority over a component pad.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kirk Haderlie [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 5:40 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum (E-mail)
> Subject: [PEDA] Complex Selection
> 
> 
> I am trying to move a set of components as a complex 
> selection.  How can I
> chose a pad of one of the component for my anchor point 
> during the move?  I
> would like to do this so all component pin 1's stay on grid.  
> I get a box
> around the selection and my anchor point for the move is the 
> bottom left
> corner of the box, thus my components end up being moved off 
> grid.  Any help
> would be appreciated.
> 
> Kirk Haderlie
> Design Engineer
> Vivid Image Technology
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 

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