Mr. Jenkins seems to have misunderstood the keepout attribute, as others 
have noted. When a primitive has the keepout attribute, it does not 
photoplot and it does not implement connectivity. (If someone finds an 
example where it does, they have found a bug.)

I was unaware that there was a setting which allowed the plotting of 
layer-specific keepouts, but the report that the default is No makes me not 
so worried about that....

If you want to see what the board will look like when plotted, hide 
keepouts  in the option screen that sets final/draft/hidden. I haven't 
checked this right now, but as I recall, and as one would expect, this 
prevents keepout display so you will only see copper on, say, the top layer 
even if top layer keepouts are present.

Keepouts are otherwise displayed as if they were objects on the layer, 
except they are given a distinctive appearance, as I recall, an outline.

So the answer to Mr. Jenkin's problem is to place a keepout fill where he 
wants no pour. *Not a fill on the keepout layer, but a surface layer fill 
with the keepout attribute checked.* Or he can just as easily use a keepout 
track. A fill might be aesthetically more satisfying.
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