Usually when you hold that footprint in the pcb editor and 
press the 'L' key, the component changes the side, with mirroring
and everything.

Rene

Steve Wiseman wrote:
> 
> Hi, all.
>   I've been plagued with this on my last 2 double-sided boards, and it's
> making things like assembly instructions a nightmare...
> 
> Components that, for all the world, look like they're correctly on the bottom of
> the board - pads on the bottom, silk-screen on the bottom, not mirrored, etc.
> However, the components claim to be on the top layer. Any attempt to put
> them on the bottom layer puts them on the top.
> This looks like knowlege base item 2034, except that
> a) I've only ever used Protel on this design (The KB item says that it occurs
> when you import files from Autotrax and Tango - I suspect it also occurs when
> a file is imported from Protel - it's somthing I've done on both of these
> projects)
> b) They say it's fixed in SP6, which I'm running.
> The workaround isn't an option, since I don't have PCB V2.x , so I guess I'm
> going to have to unplace all those components, and place them again. This is
> going to take many hours, so any hints for a better plan would be gratefully
> accepted. Until proven otherwise, I'd recommend people doing double-sided
> designs to stay away from the file -> import (and cut&paste) in the explorer
> window. It's particularly troublesome, since I didn't notice the failure until I'd
> shipped the gerbers...

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