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2012.20 Released!

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    Posted: 16 Sep 2012 at 7:50pm
Version 2012.20 has just been released!

Fixes & Updates:
  • Once Chip polarity is set to true it stays true – Added missing conditional statement
  • Stencil not appearing on very small SON thermal tab – Changed conditions for generating checkerboard
  • Orientation of SON name goes vertical if E >=D – Removed rotational condition
  • Grid arrays loosing silkscreen when body gets too close to pads – Added alternative silkscreen condition
  • Some small QFN's not getting silkscreen – Changed the minimum allowable size for a silkscreen line
  • Only half of pull back value is not applied to lead span in both PQFN & PSON – Doubled it
  • PQFN pin 1 rotation is wrong when b exceeds L – Pin 1 Y1 was not set to equal Y
  • Pin package error provider doesn't reset when valid value is entered – Added reset to Pin Package when input changes
  • PADS Layout – Batch Create no longer generates a folder for CAD formats it shouldn't
  • PADS Layout – Fixed problem where a new folder was generated per part, replacing the master library in PADS Library Manager
  • PADS Layout – Label for Auto-import Library Name now properly displays the right text
  • CADSTAR Bugs – Courtyard Bottom name fixed
  • General – Courtyard displays properly again, all formats
  • General – Folder issues fixed, all formats
  • General – Rounded Rectangles working as expected, all formats
  • General – Arcs working as expected, all formats
  • General – Through-holes translating as expected, all formats
  • Merged BGA & SMT to create the new SM FPX


  • Expanded the Texas Instruments FPX file
  • Added the Analog Devices FPX file
  • Added support for OrCAD Layout
  • Added Philips FPX
  • Added 5 new through-hole component families –
    • Axial Lead
    • DIP
    • SIP
    • DIP Socket
    • Oscillator


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