Tony and Ian also,

Excellent! Excellent!

Learned all kinds of things today!

Guess it helps to look at those menu's every now and then!

Thank you thank you,

JaMi



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Karavidas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Can I edit split planes


> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: JaMi Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> > Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 8:30 PM
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Cc: JaMi Smith
> > Subject: [PEDA] Can I edit split planes
> > 
> > 
> > In Protel 99 SE, I have 4 split planes, with the outer ones 
> > being ground with only one split, between analog and digital, 
> > to provide a good solid ground for all of the LVDS controlled 
> > impedence goodies on the outer 2 layers.
> > 
> > Remaining  2  inner planes are split to provide 2 different 
> > supplie voltages each to each of 3 different little BGA's.
> > 
> > I took the time to build all of the "split planes" in the in 
> > the "Split Planes" manager, and they all look just great.
> > 
> > Problem is that I want to extend the entire left side if the 
> > board .500" and move everything to the right by that amount, 
> > and this means that the left edge of about half or the 18 
> > plane segments need to be redrawn.
> > 
> > I know you can change the netname of a split plane segment, 
> > I've done that successfully in the past.
> > 
> > I know you can move an entire split plane segment,  I've done 
> > that successfully in the past.
> > 
> > Can I just go in there and "edit" (as in  lengthen) or "move 
> > segments of the split plane segment?
> 
> Yes, it's easy. Go to the plane layer and select
> Edit-Move-SplitPlaneVertices. Click one inside the split plane you want
> to edit and its outline will go transparent with a + symbol 1/2 way
> between each track and a small square shown at each track end. If you
> grab the track end square, you will move two tracks. If you grab the +
> in the middle, you will 'break' the track in half and move each half.
> When you're done editing, it will ask you to rebuild the split plane.
> Say OK.
> 
> Tony
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > In the past I have simply deleted them and redrawn them ass 
> > necessary, but here I ave a lot so I thought I would see if 
> > anyone has done this before.
> > 
> > Seems pretty straight forward, and should work, but I can't 
> > afford a screw up on this project.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > JaMi Smith
> > 
> > 
> > 
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