A solution that just came to mind after re-reading the original post.

Generate your polygon with remove dead copper checked. After pouring select
the polygon and "copy" it to another layer without repouring. Regenerate the
original copper pour with remove dead copper unchecked. Turn on the two
layers with the polygons, use the original copied polygon as a mask to show
you the dead copper polygons. Repeat for other board layer and then delete
copied polygons when completed. You could use transparent layer viewing to
advantage with this method.

Sincerely,
Brad Velander.

Lead PCB Designer
Norsat International Inc.
Microwave Products
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-----Original Message-----
From: David VanHorn [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 10:10 AM
To: Protel EDA Forum; Protel EDA Forum
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Highlighting dead copper on P99SE


At 12:41 AM 8/10/2002 +0800, Katinka Mills wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>Quick Q,
>
>I have a 2 layer PCB with top and bottom ground planes (like to balance up
>my copper) how do I hilight dead copper, I do not want to remove it, just
>need to see it so I can add vias to make it not dead :o)
>
>Should be easy, but the help menu has no topic on dead copper (does not
even
>find the word dead ?? )

"isolated" copper?

I'm surprised that it generates isolated copper. I can't think of a good 
reason to do that..


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