Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-17 Thread Tim Fifield
checked. The pad is on the bottom of the board. What am I missing? Tim -Original Message- From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 9:01 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation On 04:43 PM 13/12/2001 -0400, Tim Fifield said: Thanks

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-17 Thread Ian Wilson
On 04:30 PM 17/12/2001 -0400, Tim Fifield said: ok, I've installed the server and put it on my toolbar. 2 questions. 1. Where can I find the bitmap file for the icon? (The icon as seen in the list of servers). 2. How do I use it? I've selected a pad I want as a test point and then pressed the

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-16 Thread Ian Wilson
On 12:01 PM 16/12/2001 +1100, Ian Wilson said: On 04:43 PM 13/12/2001 -0400, Tim Fifield said: Thanks Tony, but I'm too busy to test the Pad XY theory right now. (To Group) However, my next problem is that I have a 170 test points on the bottom of my pcb that don't have the testpoint box checked

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-15 Thread Ian Wilson
On 04:43 PM 13/12/2001 -0400, Tim Fifield said: Thanks Tony, but I'm too busy to test the Pad XY theory right now. (To Group) However, my next problem is that I have a 170 test points on the bottom of my pcb that don't have the testpoint box checked and I can't seem to globally edit to change

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread lloyd . good
Tim, Under the CAM outputs, you have choices to generate gerbers, NC Drill, Pik and Place etc. This the the section that you wish to use. Just choose to generate Pick and Place which gives you two files a *.txt and a *.csv file of the X/Y co-ordinates for the components. Also choose to generate a

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Tim Fifield
Lloyd, That works great! What's the difference between Mid XY, Ref XY, and Pad XY? Tim -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 1:51 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation Tim, Under the CAM

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Tony Karavidas
-Original Message- From: Tim Fifield [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 10:50 AM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation Lloyd, That works great! What's the difference between Mid XY, Ref XY, and Pad XY? Tim -Original Message- From

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Samuel Cox \Sam\
Hello,,, Mid is the geometric center of the spans of all of the pins in a component.. (not the body outline.) Ref is the origin of the component when the component was created in the library.. Pad is Pad1 of the component... Most of the time the component is and I believe should be built

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Tim Fifield
thoughts??? Tim -Original Message- From: Tony Karavidas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 3:50 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation Mid is the geometric center of the object. Who knows exactly how they compute it and what they take

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread lloyd . good
, 2001 1:43 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation Thanks Tony, but I'm too busy to test the Pad XY theory right now. (To Group) However, my next problem is that I have a 170 test points on the bottom of my pcb that don't have the testpoint box checked and I can't seem

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 02:50 PM 12/13/01 -0400, Tim Fifield wrote: Lloyd, That works great! What's the difference between Mid XY, Ref XY, and Pad XY? Mid is the component centroid. It may only be the centroid of the extent of the pads or it may include outline, I think it is the former. Ref is the location of

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 12:21 PM 12/13/01 -0800, Samuel Cox \Sam\ wrote: Most of the time the component is and I believe should be built with the origin (Ref) at the center of PIN 1 so that when placement is performed you have the best chance to align all or the most number of pins to a testable /routing grid..

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation (testpoints)

2001-12-13 Thread Casey Vanderweide
: Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation Thanks Tony, but I'm too busy to test the Pad XY theory right now. (To Group) However, my next problem is that I have a 170 test points on the bottom of my pcb that don't have the testpoint box checked and I can't seem to globally edit to change them all so I

Re: [PEDA] .TXT File generation

2001-12-13 Thread Anthony Whitesell
I know that the pick and Place file when you generate the Gerber files will give the X/Y coordinates of the components and their rotation. I am not familiar with a way to get the testpoint coordinates Anthony Whitesell Sunrise Labs -Original Message- From: Tim Fifield [mailto:[EMAIL