can I suggest that you make the schematic symbol with four pins, one for
each of the four pads, number them one to four, and connect pin one and two,
and three and four in the schematic editor.

alternatively place pins one and two on top of each other, and three and
four on top of each other.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Knight [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Monday, 27 May 2002 10:41 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] footprint for smd or through-hole oscillator
>
>
> You could try making the sm pad using a polygon fill or
> tracks next to each
> other. There would then be only on set of pads.
>
> This may work, but have never tried it.
>
>
> Kevin Knight
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bernhard Koss [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: 25 May 2002 09:05
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Subject: [PEDA] footprint for smd or through-hole oscillator
> >
> >
> > i am trying to make an footprint for an smd-oscillator. but if this
> > smd-device isn't available i want to use a through-hole part.
> > so i made a footprint in my pcb-library which works for
> both parts. i
> > assigned the same pinnumber to 2 different pads and
> connected them with a
> > wire. this causes different drc-errors and makes complete
> autorouting
> > impossible because i can't assign a net to the wire bewtwen
> my 2 pads.
> > anybody had that problem before or a good idea?
> >
> > kind regards
> >             bernhard
>

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