Dennis Saputelli wrote:
> 
> (this is all 99SE)
> 
> so i have some plated holes that are 39 mils
> 
> i have some plated slots that are 1mm
> 
> the hole size editor will only select the 39 mil holes
> which i guess is as it should be, BUT
> the CAM NC output lumps the 1mm center hole of the slot with the 39 mil
> holes
> 
> i realize the difference is negligible, but i want a different tool
> number for the 1mm slots in the NC drill file
> 
> i seem to remember in some past version a way to set the point at which
> holes were grouped
> (minimum dia. difference or something like that) but i don't see it now
> 
> i wound up changing the 39 holes to 38 to force a new tool, but it would
> be nice if the
> Select Hole Size editor showed what the PCB:GenerateNCDrill process was
> doing
>

Leave the 39 mil holes at 39 mil, and change the slot marker to an
un-drillable size, like 1 mil - then the board maker will have to look
at your documentation to see what you really want there.  There is no
need for this marker "hole" to be the real size, since slots will
require special handling.


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