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Another way to deal with through holes for surface mount components is just
to place the through holes as free primatives and make the surface mount
pads the actual component pads.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Saputelli" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Dual pad components


> that's what i do too
> it works fine for me
> Dennis Saputelli
>
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >
> > In a message dated 10/5/01 2:05:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > writes:
> >
> > > We have a connector pattern with two pads per pin. one for through
hole
> > > and one for surface mount which we created with a pad 1 for through
hole
> > > and pad 1 for surface mount repeating the pattern for 50 pins and
> > > connecting the pad together with a line. DRC is very unhappy with this
> > > approach.
> > >
> > > Is there a better way to do this?
> > >
> > >
> >
> > I do such shenanigans by placing two copies of the part on the schematic
> > right on top of one another. The fact of the doubled part is obvious by
the
> > appearance of junctions at every pin end when you connect a wire. Then
you
> > just use both footprints on the PCB, again right on top of one another.
DRC
> > is then none the wiser. Only problem you'll have with this approach is
> > connecting output pins to output pins, and you can always either ignore
those
> > or place no-erc directives on those schematic pins.
> >
> > Steve Hendrix
>
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