Did you try a footprint that is empty ? Could be a mech line only ?

I have schematic components such as M3 because I want to connect
the plated hole to earth. 
I also do have heatsinks on the schematic, as component, and 
can connect it to whatever


Rene
-- 
Ing.Buero R.Tschaggelar - http://www.ibrtses.com

Richard Thompson wrote:
> 
> Hi
> Can anyone tell me how to place a component on to a schematic without being
> on a pcb and vica versa?  (using syncronizer on Protel 99SESP6)
> 
> ie.  on a scematic I have symbols in the library for safety critical
> information etc by certain components. info only, no footprint.  however
> (D)esign/Update (P)cb thinks it should update this to the board then
> complains that it can't find a footprint!!
> 
> Then on a pcb i have things like holes and heatsinks that i do not want on
> the schematic and again the Synconizer complains and/or tries to delete them
> depending on which way i am synconizing!
> 
> Am I missing something simple?
> 
> As always Many thanks
> 
> Rich

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