What does "didn't want to cooperate" mean? That you couldn't flip it? You
should be able to have any mix of top, bottom, and multi pads on any given
footprint. Seems pretty simple--just modify the pad properties in the pcb
library editor.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robison Michael R CNIN [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
>Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 09:58
>To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'
>Subject: [PEDA] dual-sided connector footprint ??
>
>
>hello,
>
>i just finished a board that had an connector with little smt-type
>feet, some that contacted with the top, some that contacted with
>the bottom of the board.  i played with getting a footprint with top 
>and bottom pads, but it didn't seem to want to cooperate, so i 
>ended up hacking it and splitting the connector into two separate 
>connectors in the schematic and assigning separate footprints to 
>them and merely displacing the bottom one to the bottom side on 
>the pcb itself.
>
>i've now got another board to do with the same type of connector,
>only smaller, and i'd like to footprint the thing properly so that it
>is only one connector and has top and bottom surface pads.
>
>is this possible?  could someone give me a hint on how to do it.
>
>thank you, miker 
>

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