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Re: FW: Next Grid hot key ` and the nightmare it can release


On 07/03/2012 05:09 AM, Carl Rash wrote:
> Dick,
> The diameter of the hole and the diameter of the via pad are correct
> (verified with 3rd party gerber viewer), 0.015 and 0.025. The problem is the
> hole is off center. I believe this code in gendrill.cpp is selecting the
> size of the drill and that is correct. It may be that placing a hole within
> one half a mil is not possible using the NC format if that is the case then
> I would have like to have it detected at the DRC phase and not after
> submission to the PCB fabrication house. Perhaps a minimum annular ring test
> would be a good DRC check.
> I am going to try and change the next grid hot key to a combination like
> Ctrl+G that way It will not be likely that I can inadvertently change grid
> size without knowing it. I have never used auto routers, I prefer to do it
> myself so I depend on the grid staying where I set it.
> Thanks for time
> Carl Rash

Is there actually a bug here?

It is sounding like a user error, not a true bug.

It is fully understandable that you do not like the current functionality, which might be
validly classified as something other than a bug.

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