Bryn
Try a polygon pour to generate the land pattern rather than a pad. Don't
forget to add solder mask and paste mask to suit though.


Ian Capps
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bryn Wolfe" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, January 14, 2002 11:16 PM
Subject: [PEDA] Odd footprint creation problem


> I have a surface mount MCX RF connector that I want to put on my PCB.
> The manufacturer (Johnson Components) recommends a particular land
> pattern that I can't figure out how to generate in the PCBLib
> application. I have attached a picture of it here. I hope this forum's
> server doesn't clip the attachment. In case it does, the part of the
> footprint I am having trouble creating is basically a rectangular shape
> with a concave circular arc divit taken out of it.
>
> Can anybody think of a way to create this shape using either the PCB
> editor or the PCBLib editor?
>
>
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