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2012.18 Released!

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    Posted: 04 Sep 2012 at 9:18pm
Version 2012.18 has just been released!

Fixes & Updates:
  • Fiducial preferences rotations now functions as expected
  • CADSTAR Top & Bottom preferences now save as expected, and top layer definition no longer applied to solder mask
  • Changed resouce definition to 'Wire Rectangular; added a conditional reference to CAPWR where family name is generated
  • Added chamfer to mark polarity on 2-pin DFN assembly outline
  • DIOSC - Fixed Diode, Side Concave description to reflect Diode/LED
  • Fixed Diode, Side Concave name to include the 'C'
  • Added Row/Column Alphanumeric option in grid arrays
  • Fixed Oscillator, Side Concave name to include the 'C'
  • Fixed 'replace all' to function as expected; also changed 'replace' to 'find next' after a single replace
  • DPAK pin name is now as expected when there are hidden or removed pins
  • Corrected the condition for determining pin size and location (pin 1) for SON with tab
  • SOT143 was adding an unnecessarry pin package value, now functions as expected
  • PADS extended layers now function as expected: added "1" to decal header to denote extended layers; also  added "-250L" to ASCII header
  • Default Preferences Assembly outline width corrected to function as expected
  • For SON & QFN terminals - pullback offset now get reset to zero for new calculations


  • Added 1,900 new "IPC" library parts as requested by IPC
  • Changed library column name "Link" to "Datasheet" and made it backward compatible with previous versions of the Footprint Expert
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