Re: [PEDA] Windows 2000

2001-09-25 Thread Wayne Trow
I get it too !!! I would love a solution Wayne Trow * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL

[PEDA] CAM Outputs

2001-09-26 Thread Wayne Trow
in words Thanks in advance Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton New Zealand * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact

Re: [PEDA] CAM Outputs

2001-09-26 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi Brad yes I use the windows file system. I create a copy of the cam's to hardrive - which is part of the preferences of CAM output. Namely in a dir called c:\camout\ But when generating files Protel places folders in this location called Cam for x I cant have spaces in the folder name.

Re: [PEDA] CAM Outputs

2001-09-26 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi Sorry - Im wrong - I do use the MS Access Database configuration. Wayne -Brad Wrote Hi Wayne, welcome to PEDA. There are no stupid questions, especially when you are just starting with Protel. By your comment I would have to assume that you are

[PEDA] Drill Output in CAMtastic

2001-10-02 Thread Wayne Trow
*** Todays forums are sponsored by Ian Martin Limited Engineering/Technical Placement Specialists www.ianmartin.com *** Hi All How do you change the output format of a drill file when

Re: [PEDA] Political messages (Ex: THIS SAYS IT ALL)

2001-10-23 Thread Wayne Trow
Ditto Ian Wilson

[PEDA] Clearance from edge of board

2001-10-31 Thread Wayne Trow
keep out traces as well - which is what I dont want. Thanks in Advance Wayne Trow Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton New Zealand * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com

[PEDA] Mechanical Layers

2001-10-31 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All Has anyone ever noticed that when in the mechanical layers dialog box the TAB key makes the selection go up and SHIFT-TAB makes it go down. I would have expected it to be the other way around. Wayne * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message:

Re: [PEDA] Clearance from edge of board

2001-10-31 Thread Wayne Trow
Create a Room Definition (design rules/placement). -Original Message- From: Wayne Trow [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] Clearance from edge of board

2001-10-31 Thread Wayne Trow
components outside the room will cause a violation. Hope this helps, Tom. -Original Message- From: Wayne Trow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, 1 November 2001 12:19 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Clearance from edge of board Thomas (and All) I have

Re: [PEDA] PCB Component Placement

2001-11-04 Thread Wayne Trow
Stephen In Schematic you can do a multi-place from the library panel. PCB you can't Are you getting them confused? Wayne Trow Stephen

[PEDA] Net Transfer

2001-11-04 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All Ive got a design that was made a long time ago by someone else and the pcb has no net information associated with free primitives (traces). Updating from schematic doesn't seem to fix it. Thats with Assign net to connected copper checked. Any ideas? Wayne Trow Gallagher Group LTD

[PEDA] Net Transfer

2001-11-04 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All On closer inspection it seems that some traces are connected and others aren't. ??? Wayne - Forwarded by Wayne Trow/GGL on 05/11/01 10:45

[PEDA] Holes

2001-11-13 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All We have mounting holes in our pcbs - amazingly enough :-) but when I left-click-hold to move a hole it disappears leaving only the crosshairs. WHY OH WHY OH WHY ? Thanks for you help Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton New Zealand

Re: [PEDA] Holes

2001-11-13 Thread Wayne Trow
the copper pad diameter? The copper pad size is 0,0. The hole sizes are anything higher than this. Wayne -Original Message- From: Wayne Trow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, 14 November 2001 11:48 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PEDA] Holes Hi All We have

Re: [PEDA] Holes

2001-11-13 Thread Wayne Trow
you have assigned to pad holes AND BACKGROUND? -Original Message- From: Wayne Trow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, 14 November 2001 11:48 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PEDA] Holes Hi All We have mounting holes in our pcbs - amazingly enough :-) but when I

Re: [PEDA] Holes

2001-11-13 Thread Wayne Trow
memory this only happens when the copper pad diameter is less than (incl zero) the hole diameter, irrespective of whether it's PTH or not. Cheers Brendon. - Original Message - From: Wayne Trow [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 1:47 PM

Re: [PEDA] Holes

2001-11-14 Thread Wayne Trow
THOMAS !!! WONDERFUL - YOU LEGEND ! THANKS Wayne Thomas

Re: [PEDA] Using 3D and a 3D bug...

2001-11-14 Thread Wayne Trow
A new addon server is being develop by desktop-eda. This will allow, apparently, the interface with mechanical 3d modelling and pcb 3d modelling. Full control of the 3d-ing etc. Dont quote me on this though. Wayne Trow

Re: [PEDA] None

2001-11-14 Thread Wayne Trow
Wayne Earlier in the list in the synchroniser is there a macro that adds the component FS1 ? It wont add a node to a net if there is no component either already on the pcb on earlier in the synchronizer. Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD (COMPETETOR OF TRU-TEST

[PEDA] xls files

2001-11-14 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All Ive created a BOM from a sch and used client spreadsheet as the output. It put an xls file within the database as I expected. Is there a way to open xls files that are within a ddb with excel and not the protel spreadsheet server? Thanks Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher

Re: [PEDA] Holes

2001-11-14 Thread Wayne Trow
Dwight Ill try it bit busy at the moment though. Thanks Wayne Trow Dwight

Re: [PEDA] xls files

2001-11-14 Thread Wayne Trow
Wayne Yep thats one solution but I would really like to know if I can open the xls file with excel when its still within the database just like you do with a word doc. Cheers Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737

Re: [PEDA] double double messages messages

2001-11-20 Thread Wayne Trow
Hhii When using Lotus Notes and I reply to a forum message using reply to all with history then it puts the List address in both the to: line and the cc: line. This message will probably get to you twice - did it ? Wayne

Re: [PEDA] Routing in Single Layer Mode

2001-11-20 Thread Wayne Trow
that anyway? (i can't remember) Wayne Trow wrote: Hi All When routing a trace on a signal layer when in single-layer-mode, parts of the net that are on other layers show. Is this meant to happen? Can I stop it from happening? IM USING SINGLE LAYER MODE FOR A REASON AND THIS IS VERY

[PEDA] Line or Track

2001-11-20 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All I have placed a line on the top layer, 1mil thick and made it a keepout line (in its property dialog box). Why, therefore, it is flagged as a width constraint error when it is a line and a keepout line at that ! Are lines and tracks the same on signal layers? THEY SHOULDN'T BE -

Re: [PEDA] How to use objects as keepouts?

2001-11-21 Thread Wayne Trow
Charlie When you place a keepout fill I dont think it gets plotted in the gerber files so you wont end up with a unconnected piece of copper under your SMD. I could be wrong - its happened before :-) Wayne

[PEDA] Layer specific keepouts

2001-11-22 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All I drew a line 15thou thick through the middle of a row of smt resistors. This line has no net and is assigned keepout. I did this to prevent a polygon from going between the resistors. HOWEVER The polygon completely ignores the keepout track and draws directly on top of it. Why? The

[PEDA] Layer specific keepouts

2001-11-22 Thread Wayne Trow
.. Cheers Wayne - Forwarded by Wayne Trow/GGL on 23/11/01 11:28 - Wayne Trow

Re: [PEDA] Layer specific keepouts

2001-11-22 Thread Wayne Trow
Darren The same layer as the polygon and the smd - the top layer. Wayne Darren Moore

[PEDA] Designators

2001-11-22 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All Is there a way to have component designators appear on more than one layer ? Excluding just writing text. It would be useful to still have the association between component and designator. Thanks Wayne * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message:

[PEDA] Import Project

2001-11-27 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All I tried today to import a project into a new project that I had just created. I did this by right clicking in the documents folder and choosing import project. All this seemed to do was OPEN the database that I was trying to import. Has anyone seen this before? Wayne Trow PCB Design

Re: [PEDA] Import Project

2001-11-27 Thread Wayne Trow
Yes I know what import means What is happening is when I try to import project from right click menu I get the open database dialog box appear - therefore I can open a database but cant inport a project. Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838

[PEDA] Paste masks

2001-12-16 Thread Wayne Trow
the paste apertures by 5% on all smt components. Any help appreciated MERRY CHRISTMAS Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post

Re: [PEDA] Paste masks

2001-12-16 Thread Wayne Trow
for solder paste and a 10thou stainless stencil for glue. Sometimes for low run boards we use brass stencils. Cheers Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

[PEDA] Pcad 8.5 import

2002-01-10 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All Is there a way to import pcad8.5 pcbs or pdif files into Protel99seSP6 ? I know this is a big ask but Im sure there are some diehard pcad8.5 users out there - come on you know who you are !!! :-) Thanks HEAPS Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p

Re: [PEDA] Protel Viewer

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
. Graphicode have a gerber viewer that is free - GC-Preview - go to www.graphicode.com. Hope this helps Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] BOM question

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
This is a stab in the dark but on sw1-3 have you got any settings selected like hidden fields. What fields are you BOMing? Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Polygon at non 45degree angles

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
Nicholas, To change the shape of a polygon go edit/ Move/ polyGon vertices (M,G). To add a vertex to an edge click on the cross-thingy in the centre of the edge line. Dont think you can do arcs but I could be wrong - its happened before !! : -) Hope this helps Wayne Trow PCB Design

Re: [PEDA] SV: Polygon at non 45degree angles

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
WELL Bugger me with a broomstick !! I was wrong Nicholas, you can do arcs. Thanks Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Protel Viewer

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
Graphic command that stores the image in your document -Place the objects on the Windows clipboard as a graphic image (which you can re-size) -Place Text on the Windows Clipboard as text in your schematic - copied from the klipper help file Sorry for the mis-direction Wayne Trow PCB Design

Re: [PEDA] SV: Polygon at non 45degree angles

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
WELL String me up and hit me with a stick !!! Wayne Trow wrote: WELL Bugger me with a broomstick !! I believe this was tried in New York a few years ago, and it ended up costing the city over $10 million after the case wound through the courts. Jon (Embedded image moved to file: pic29358

Re: [PEDA] Protel Viewer

2002-01-16 Thread Wayne Trow
International Inc. #300 - 4401 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, V5C 6G9. Tel (604) 292-9089 (direct line) Fax (604) 292-9010 Website: www.norsat.com -Original Message- From: Wayne Trow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 3:41 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re

[PEDA] Footprint field on sch (was: On the SCH but not the PCB)

2002-01-17 Thread Wayne Trow
fields on the schematic? Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list

[PEDA] New version of the Protel/AutoCAD 3D modeler.

2002-01-21 Thread Wayne Trow
for AutoCAD 2000, 2000i and 2002. There is a free 30 day trial available for download. For more info, go to www.desktop-eda.com.au Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton New Zealand * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

Re: [PEDA] Camtastic

2002-01-23 Thread Wayne Trow
GC-CAMEdit and Powerstation are graphicode products www.graphicode.com Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Camtastic

2002-01-23 Thread Wayne Trow
Tom, what are the settings you use to get the text showing up ? as I cant seem to recreate your problem. please elaborate Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

[PEDA] Component primatives

2002-02-03 Thread Wayne Trow
the associated net to the primitives. Am I doing sometime wrong or is this the way its meant to be? Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED

[PEDA] Polygons

2002-02-04 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi all Quicky... Can you do a global change on polygons? Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

Re: [PEDA] Polygons

2002-02-04 Thread Wayne Trow
What I want to do is change to track width and grid spacing globally. But considering its within the dialog box of the polygon I would say that its not possible. Thanks anyway Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838

[PEDA] Polygon Vertices

2002-02-06 Thread Wayne Trow
Hi All, Quicky #2. How do I delete polygon vertices? Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

[PEDA] Polygon Vertices

2002-02-06 Thread Wayne Trow
Dont worry - found it ! When Move polyGon and clicked on vertex hit delete - logical really !! Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext 8737 [f] +64 7 838 9801 [e] [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Forwarded by Wayne Trow/GGL on 07/02/02 09:24

Re: [PEDA] Win2000

2002-02-07 Thread Wayne Trow
Ive just had IS upgrade my pc to win2k and Protel, over the small period that ive been using win2k, seems to work just as good as my previous OS - WinNT4. Other people may have different opinions though. Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838

Re: [PEDA] Serious Bug: Polygons still connecting to pads after the net has been changed to something other then the polygon net name.

2002-02-12 Thread Wayne Trow
. The online drc then shows the error as it should. BUT If I repour the polygon it ignores the different net keepout and acts as if the keepout isn't even there. Similar but different problem. Thanks Wayne Trow PCB Design Technician Gallagher Group LTD Hamilton NEW ZEALAND [p] +64 7 838 9800 ext