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Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 8:04 AM
Subject: [PEDA] Getting a polygone pour out of the way for updates


> I just wanted to share a tip for a difficulty that I've seen discussed
> here 
> many times, just an alternative to the solutions presented here in the
> past.
> 
> I needed to make some modifications to a previously laid-out board which
> had 
> ground pours on both sides of the board. Deleting the polygons and
> recreating 
> them later was a problem because they had irregular shapes. All I did
> was to 
> increase the width of primitives in the polygon to 2000 mils (yes, 2
> inches 
> wide). That leaves the polygon entirely intact and in place; in fact, I
> can even 
> click or dblclk where it should be and have the polygon show up in the 
> selection list or open the appropriate dialog box. However, all other
> "traces" (pun 
> intended!) of it are gone from the board, allowing me to push parts
> around and 
> lay tracks at will, without green lights lighting up all over. When I'm
> done, 
> I simply set the width back to the original 20 mils and allow the
> rebuild. 
> Presto! The polygon is back just like it was, only now with all the
> right 
> clearances on the new features.
> 
> Hope this helps somebody.
> 
> Steve Hendrix
> 
> 


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