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    Posted: 20 May 2021 at 1:18pm

Version 2021.05 was just released!!

Updates & Bugs Fixed:
  • Library Editor:
    • Updated the 3D Model Name column to add the file extension .STEP
  • User Options > Drafting:
    • Changed the term “Legend” to “Silkscreen”.
  • Console Options:
    • Updated the Layer order assignments.
  • FP Designer:
    • Fixed an issue with translating older FPX files that had “None” for the Body Outline.
    • Cleaned up some UI text in the Pad Stack Designer.
  • Library Editor:
    • Batch Build did not work on multiple parts.
    • Updated some TH component family Physical Descriptions to make them consistent with SM. DIP, SIP, OSC, DIPS were updated.
  • Calculators:
    • PSON – The mfr. Recommended pattern had a G1 dimension that was not intended. Removed.
    • PSON – The Silkscreen Legend was not translating to CAD tools.
    • Vertical Header – Assembly polarity marker did not move with relocating Pin 1.
    • Vertical Header – Manually inserting package dimensions turned off the Pin Pattern feature.
    • TO-220 Horizontal – Batch Build does not import 3D STEP.
    • Axial Lead – The Silkscreen Legend was not translating to CAD tools.
    • SMD Crystal – The Silkscreen Legend on the lower part was not displaying.
    • Chip Array Side Concave – The Silkscreen Legend was not translating to CAD tools.


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