Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-19 Thread Jason Morgan
. -Original Message- From: Brad Velander [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 18 February 2002 19:31 To: 'Protel EDA Forum' Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask Jason, did you actually design this board? Because I have a feeling that what you're describing means that your

Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-19 Thread Jason Morgan
Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask Jason, just a thought here When you load gerbers back into a blank PCB file, you must remember that for a given layer, all the lands that represent vias and pads etc will be imported as free pads and will take on the design rules specified

Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-19 Thread Brad Velander
) 292-9010 email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.norsat.com See us at Booth 323 at Satellite 2002 in Washington, DC March 6-8. -Original Message- From: Jason Morgan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 1:08 AM To: 'Protel EDA Forum' Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP

Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-19 Thread Bob Wolfe
Jason, I did not follow this one from the very beginning but, I would also 100% agree that bringing a gerber file back into your CAD system for any reason other than to use it to reproduce a board you have no CAD data for, or copy sections into an existing board etc. is not good. I would NOT

Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-18 Thread HxEngr

Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-18 Thread Brad Velander
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Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-18 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 06:36 PM 2/18/2002 +, you wrote: As normal we load the gerbers back into protel to check they look right, I've noticed that the tented vias have solder on them on the paste mask. Why, and how do I get rid of it? (1) are you sure that they are vias and not free pads? (2) what are the

Re: [PEDA] URGENT HELP REQUIRED: Paste Mask

2002-02-18 Thread ICT Mail
Jason, just a thought here When you load gerbers back into a blank PCB file, you must remember that for a given layer, all the lands that represent vias and pads etc will be imported as free pads and will take on the design rules specified in your PCB file. Vias are just a D-code for a given

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Anthony Whitesell
No source or seed for the polygon to attach to. The polygon is isolated from its net. Try placing a via in the region of the polygon and then double click the polygon and press return in order to get the polygon to rebuild. I have been dealing with this over the past few days. Anthony

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Ted Tontis
make sure that remove dead copper is not selected. Ted -Original Message- From: Sean James [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 2:28 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: [PEDA] URGENT!!! What would keep a polygon pour from not forming if A. There are no keepouts.

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Narinder Kumar
May be there is nothing to connect No pad ) on that net in that area. Narinder - Original Message - From: Sean James [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 3:28 PM Subject: [PEDA] URGENT!!! What would keep a polygon pour from not

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Darryl
Perhaps the polygons have been turned off, this has caught me out when I have not had enough coffee. Tools/ Preferences/ Show/Hide -polygons 'hidden' Cheers, Darryl Harrison -Original Message- From: Sean James [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 9:28 AM To:

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Brendon Slade
Has it successfully poured before now? Is it just pouring outlines? - do you have No hatching selected? Do you have minimum primitive size set to something outrageous? Just some real quick thought. HTH Brendon. - Original Message - From: Sean James [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Patrick Adair
Insure that polygons are not hidden under the show/hide options of the display. Patrick -Original Message- From: Narinder Kumar [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 2:45 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!! May be there is nothing to connect

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Sean James
, December 12, 2001 3:51 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!! Has it successfully poured before now? Is it just pouring outlines? - do you have No hatching selected? Do you have minimum primitive size set to something outrageous? Just some real quick thought. HTH Brendon. - Original Message

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 03:28 PM 12/12/01 -0500, Sean James wrote: What would keep a polygon pour from not forming if A. There are no keepouts. B. There are no areas present to create dead copper pours. C. I am pouring over the same net. Try turning off remove dead copper, see what you get. Dead copper is any

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Bagotronix Tech Support
Inc. website: www.bagotronix.com - Original Message - From: Abd ul-Rahman Lomax [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 4:56 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Brad Velander
(604) 292-9089 (direct line) Fax (604) 292-9010 Website: www.norsat.com -Original Message- From: Bagotronix Tech Support [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 2:24 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!! Hey, Abdul: If any ATS dollars are to be paid

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Don Ingram
Ditto Cheers Don - Original Message - From: Bagotronix Tech Support [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 8:24 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!! Hey, Abdul: If any ATS dollars are to be paid, they should be paid to you! You

Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!!

2001-12-12 Thread Brian Guralnick
gap rule is small enough so that a polygon can actually be built. Brian Guralnick - Original Message - From: Patrick Adair [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 4:02 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] URGENT!!! | Insure that polygons

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-25 Thread John M. Cardone
All, Do you find these components (in the negative quadrant) in the gerber or pick and place outputs? jmc Ian Wilson wrote: At 10:09 AM 25/10/01 +1000, you wrote: Ian, it's actually pretty easy to loose parts. We recently have had a situation where a group of components have been

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-25 Thread rlamoreaux
I have had a library update cause a part to go haywire when the origin of the library part was way off from the center of the part. This was due to the library being imported from another package if I remember correctly. I have had a component move off the viewable area, and found a way to fix

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-25 Thread M. Wahab
I actually made a J C, but was never able to locate it. However, With the help I got I was able to fix the problem thanks to all who took the time to respond. M. Wahab * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-24 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 07:52 AM 10/24/01 +0200, Emanuel Zimmermann wrote: Maybe that the reference point for the .lib part moved for whatever reason. This can cause the component to be placed out of the working area after update PCB operation. Good thinking. Yes, that would do it, and it is not a terribly uncommon

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-24 Thread Ian Wilson
On 03:07 PM 24/10/2001 -0700, Abd ul-Rahman Lomax said: At 07:52 AM 10/24/01 +0200, Emanuel Zimmermann wrote: Maybe that the reference point for the .lib part moved for whatever reason. This can cause the component to be placed out of the working area after update PCB operation. Good thinking.

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-24 Thread ICT Mail
out. -Original Message- From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, 25 October 2001 8:36 AM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed On 03:07 PM 24/10/2001 -0700, Abd ul-Rahman Lomax said: At 07:52 AM 10/24/01 +0200, Emanuel Zimmermann wrote: Maybe

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-24 Thread Ian Wilson
At 10:09 AM 25/10/01 +1000, you wrote: Ian, it's actually pretty easy to loose parts. We recently have had a situation where a group of components have been unknowingly moved into the negative region of the database as part of a move selection process early in the placement stage. It turns out

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-23 Thread Daniel Webster
Wahab: If you check in your Protel backup directory on your harddisk, you will likely find a backup of the library where your BGA footprint existed. Rename the backup file to a .LIB name and open in Protel to see if your old footprint is there. Daniel -Original Message- From: M. Wahab

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-23 Thread Ian Wilson
On 02:06 PM 23/10/2001 -0400, M. Wahab said: Hi, I was updating from a pcb library a footprint of a BGA component, however, the component disappeared completely. This sounds odd. Was there anything unusual about the footprint? How did you do the update, by pressing Update PCB from

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-23 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 02:06 PM 10/23/01 -0400, M. Wahab wrote: I was updating from a pcb library a footprint of a BGA component, however, the component disappeared completely. What went wrong? is there anyway to recover? It doesn't accept undo, and it's very difficult to position a new BGA footprint in place

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-23 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote: (1) I don't know what happened. Maybe that the reference point for the .lib part moved for whatever reason. This can cause the component to be placed out of the working area after update PCB operation. (3) (Good practice leaves track ends coincident with