Somewhere on my set of pages, I draw multiple ground object (using one or
more of the Protel styles) and give each one a net name corresponding to the
various grounds on the schematic. I then connect them all together, and
Protel resolves the names. It works fine.

Tony


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joel Hammer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 1:00 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: [PEDA] Multiple grounds (with a specific shorting point)
>
>
> I know that you can "work around" this situation and simply live
> with the 2
> errors (per point) in DRC by picking up a track and shorting it to the
> ground reference point. My questions is how do you go about setting things
> up so that the DRC is free of errors? I do know that if you put 2 net
> names/power ports on a wire in the schematic editor, it will create a ERC
> error and will join both nets as 1 name will default to the leading
> alpha-numeric name. (i.e. A & B will become 1 net named A)
>
> Thank you in advance for the helpful information I will
> undoubtedly receive.
>
> Joel L. Hammer
> PCB Layout/Cad Specialist
> E2 Enterprises Inc.
> 636.949.9101 Ext. 26
> www.e2enterprises.com
>

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