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Re: kicad-20100104-r2189-linux pcbnew netclass
Dick Hollenbeck <dick@...>
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 22:53:43 -0600
Thunderbird 22.214.171.124 (X11/20090817)
Vesa Solonen wrote:
On Mon, 4 Jan 2010, alex_p_silva wrote:
the track at runtime because I need to set the default value (do not know if
I'm doing wrong), so in the case a track that is in the midst of an IC for
example it usually comes with 0.8 mm and 0.4 mm to reduce and then back to
0.8 mm and could not change the width of the track at run time or add more
than one width .
Very handy addition to net classes would be the additions for "preferred"
and "allowed" sized and clearances. For example one could allow going down
to 10 mil clearance, but prefer 17 when there is space. Automatic neckdown
too. At least TopoR supports this kind of autorouting, but I have no idea
if it is possible in DSN intermediate. Would you Dick please comment on
is a copy of the specctra DSN format spec.
Talk to your router people and look in the spec. Maybe you can hand
edit the specctra DSN export file with a text editor, and add what you
need, such that it makes your router happy. If you get that far, then
report back what DSN elements work.
The netclass editor user interface is clean now, to add more columns to
the netclass editor will possibly make the UI not so tidy, and will
require quite a bit of work because we would be pushing the number of
columns out beyond what will fit on most screens. So it is not
something that is trivial to add, the grid would have to reworked
The cost is high. Let's hear from you if you can find the benefit