Bob,

Your not alone the more I work with it the more I ask why things got so
moved around. The P99 method of global edit and selectability was just way
too easy. I do see the power P2004 has, but the elegance and simplicity of
P99 was just too nice.

Joe


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "bob stephens" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, August 06, 2004 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Copy selection to layer


>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Elson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2004 11:40 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Copy selection to layer
>
>
>
> bob stephens wrote:
>
> >I have an annoying problem in 2004. When I Update the PCB from schematic,
> >all newly added components get placed on the top layer.
> >What I want to be able to do is to select a group of these components and
> >flip them onto the back side of the board. I swear I remember being able
to
> >do this in 99SE - or is that a false memory?
> >
> >
> Oh, no!  Not false at all, I do this all the time in 99SE.  Select the
> bunch,
> double click on one, global, and move it to the bottom layer.
>
> Jon
>
> Yeah,
>
> I really miss some of the features of 99SE. I find DXP/2004 a *LOT* less
> intuitive. Another feature I really miss is the ability to trim or shorten
a
> PCB trace by some combination of shift/ctrl/click/drag which I forget. I
> can't fathom why they would get rid of this very useful feature...
>
>
> Bob
>
>
>
>




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