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    Posted: 11 Nov 2012 at 9:18pm
Version 2012.30 has just been released!


  • Updated DefaultPreferences.dat file. Users should manually delete UserPreferences.dat and auto-generate a new one.
  • PADS - PADS ASCII variations now output properly
  • PADS - Alphanumeric pin mapping in the Decal
  • Preferences - Height in Footprint Name
  • General - Rounded Square pads now translate properly
  • CAD Interface - Tab order of the Translator dialog is fixed
  • Library Editor - cut/paste for replace all is replacing everything in a cell
  • Header component family - Dimension 'b' missing from pictures
  • Pin 1 shape not reflecting selected shape when pin 1 is moved by reorder pins
  • Made extensive changes to code that assigns pin shapes
  • Reading and fpx file without a datasheet column into a library with a datasheet column causes an 'error reading' message
  • Pin Mapping is always present in the PADS Part Type regardless of user choice
  • Link associated with part loaded into library gets lost
  • Applied Environment gets changed whenever a calculator button (SMD or TH) is clicked but then canceled causing return to a different part than originally built
  • Applied Environment doesn't display the user preference when SMD or TH button is clicked


  • Added User Preference instructions to “User Guide” - http://www.pcblibraries.com/products/fpx/userguide/default.asp?ch=7
  • Added Training Forum Link to Help > About
  • Through-hole component family – Flange Mount Vertical and Horizontal (TO-220)
  • Through-hole component family – TO Cylindrical
  • Updated 2-Sided Chip Array maximum pin quantity from 10-pins to 16-pins
  • Support for PADS V9.5


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