1]
i wouldn't worry about not seeing the 
hole as long as it is the drill file

2]
no there is no way and it really is a shame

Dennis Saputelli


Paresh Pai wrote:
> 
> Hi everybody.
> 
> I am facing the following problems in 99SE
> 
> 1. I have designed a single sided PCB for a microcontroller programmer. It has a 
> 7812 regulator chip which is to be soldered and also fitted to the PCB (using a 
> small nut), so that the PCB ground copper acts like a heat sink. To do this, I have 
> placed a rectangular copper fill with a hole in the center and aligning the hole 
> with that of the 7812 (TO220 package).To generate the hole I placed a 
> pad(multilayer) and adjusted its hole size to be equal to X-size and Y-size (all 100 
> mil).But when I generate a print preview by using following settings, I do not see 
> the hole in the copper fill. The whole copper fill appears as black.
> The settings I use are :
> 
> Include Top side
> Include bottom side
> Include double sides ........ all are selected(checked)
> 
> Show holes ......selected(checked)
> 
> Color set....... Black & White
> 
> The layers selected in the preview are
> Bottom layer
> Keepout layer
> Multilayer
> 
> Can anybody help me to find the hole ?
> 
> 2. My second problem is regarding libraries.
> When I load a new schematic, is there any way to know the  library from where  each 
> component was taken by the designer of the schematic ? If you double-click on a 
> component , it shows the library reference,footprint etc.  but the library is not 
> known. Similarly in PCB editor, it shows the footprint etc. but the library is not 
> shown.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Paresh Pai
> 

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