On 12:28 PM 16/12/2001 +1300, Brendon Slade said:
>Layer specific keepouts have been a recent topic but I wonder if anyone has
>discovered that you can assign a net to a layer specific keepout?
>
>I have this board that is mounted to 10mm bosses on an aluminium chassis,
>and the screw head is smaller (~6mm) allowing different clearances on top
>and bottom.  Obviously I don't want to run tracks on the bottom side of the
>board where the mounts are, so I placed a bottom keepout circle/arc.  I do
>however wish to pour a GND polygon which includes these mounting holes.  I
>simply assigned the net GND to the keepout circle and it's so simple it
>works!  All other bottom tracks cause a (wanted) DRC error, and the GND
>polygon pours right over the keepout arc as if it wasn't there.  I tried all
>other permutations with nets/polygons etc and it all works as expected.
>
>I hope this is of use to someone else.
>
>Cheers,
>Brendon.

I like it!  Nice work in working this one out Brendon - I certainly did not 
know it.

Ian Wilson

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