good tip for this ! (board info)

as to fixing out of workspace stuff isn't that just select all and move?

Dennis Saputelli


Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote:
> 
> At 03:27 AM 12/5/2002, Hegyesi Gyula wrote:
> >I seem to have to repost this again and again...
> 
> And then quoted a detailed knowledge base article. I think one point
> deserves more attention, even though it has been mentioned: the router may
> fail to initialize if there are any component primitives outside the
> workspace. This can be tricky to find and tricky to fix.
> 
> A fast way to look for the condition is to run Reports/Board Information,
> and look at Board Dimensions. If there is a negative number in the
> (Minimum: x,y) report, you have primitives outside the workspace in the
> negative direction. If the board dimension report is huge, like almost 100
> inches or more in either direction -- unless, of course, you really had a
> huge board -- you have primitives outside the workspace in the positive
> direction. The latter is rare, usually straying primitives are in negative
> space.
> 
> (they are usually created by selecting more than one primitive and then
> moving one of them. The other(s) will move with it. If you don't notice
> that the move block outline that conveniently appears is larger than your
> screen, you can easily end up with primitives outside the workspace. Before
> selecting and moving primitives, *always* unselect All unless you need to
> do otherwise, and in that case, be *very* careful.)
> 
> As to fixing this problem, it has been described many times on the list;
> I'll not repeat it unless necessary.
> 

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