You're right. Didn't think about that. I would have walked into the same
trap.

I use mostly polygon planes, even for PWR/GND. So this problem was not yet
present to me.

regards,

Heiko Vachek

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Sumner [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 9:53 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Camtastic or Protel?
> 
> 
> If you have any power planes, keep net names is critical. If 
> unchecked, 
> there will be NO connections to any power planes. I have a 
> few nice paper 
> weights (alas, with stuff soldered to 'em) to prove it! You 
> can always turn 
> off the rubber bands. DRC will show broken nets, one for each 
> element in 
> the panel.
> 
> At 03:30 PM 8/16/2001 Thursday, you wrote:
> >I agree.
> >I've made many panels.
> >But uncheck "keep nets", otherwise Protel will draw rubber bands.
> >And another thing: don't repour polygons if asked!!!! The 
> panelized Board
> >has different netnames and different design rules so the 
> polygons will not
> >look as before.
> >
> >I've also made panels with different population on the boards (for an
> >application where we needed some instances of the same board in one
> >Appliance, but with different timings). I made then one pick 
> and place list
> >for the whole panel, with different values on the single 
> boards. Works also
> >pretty good.
> >
> >regards,
> >
> >Heiko Vachek
> >elektronik 21 GmbH
> >E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 

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