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    Posted: 19 Jan 2022 at 9:15am
[Footprint Expert Enterprise 2021.21]

Drafting options:
Silkscreen Outlines and Text > All density levels > Add Ref. Des. to Footprint: unchecked
Assembly Outlines and Text > Add Ref. Des. to Footprint: unchecked

When I generate the footprint, the Designator on the Silkscreen layer is not present (expected), but it is present on the Assembly layer (Stroke width: 0mm, Text height: 1.2mm - corresponding to the Nominal density whereas I'm generating the Least one).
Note that in Altium Designer, a text with a 0mm width is visible.

Here is an extract of the generated script:
// Create text object for .Designator
TextObj := PCBServer.PCBObjectFactory(eTextObject, eNoDimension, eCreate_Default);
TextObj.UseTTFonts := True;
TextObj.Layer := ILayer.MechanicalLayer(25);
TextObj.Text := '.Designator';
TextObj.Size := MMsToCoord(1.2);
TextObj.Width := MMsToCoord(0);
TextObj.UseTTFonts := False;
NewPCBLibComp.AddPCBObject(TextObj);
PCBServer.SendMessageToRobots(NewPCBLibComp.I_ObjectAddress,c_Broadcast,PCBM_BoardRegisteration,TextObj.I_ObjectAddress)

Is this a bug?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom H Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2022 at 9:18am
Remove the Mechanical Layer assignment in the CAD tool interface menu. 

The Ref Des will not be processed. 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zentekfr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2022 at 9:23am
Well yes, this workaround would surely work.
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