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    Posted: 25 May 2021 at 9:50am

Version 2021.06 was just released!!

Updates & Bugs Fixed:
  • Updated the FPX file Converter – 2021 FPX File Converter.exe
  • Replaced all UI text “Legend” to “Silkscreen”
  • Console Options – added Pad Size Roundoff for Terminal > Though-hole pad stacks
  • 2021 FPX Converter:
    • Molded Body component family – fixed an issue for when pin 1 is different size than pin 2
    • Fixed an issue with converting FP Designer parts with slotted holes
    • Fixed an issue with converting Round Body footprints
  • Tools > Options > Drafting > Courtyard > Origin:
    • The checkbox on/off settings for Origin were not mapping to the Calculators
  • FP Designer:
    • Auto-trim Silkscreen – fixed an issue for microminiature components
    • Converting 2018 format FPX files with round Body Shapes – the V2021 converter was changing the Body diameter to 0.00
  • Library Editor:
    • Added AEconversion as a component manufacturer
  • Calculators:
    • Pad Stack Rules > Thermal Tabs > Defined Solder Mask – Was not evoking the “Recalculate” icon to accept the update
    • TO-92 – fixed a silkscreen outline issue
  • Option File - issue with loading (defaulted to Internal Settings) - Cloud License only:
    • Fixed an issue where the main Launch Footprint Expert as open the last saved .opt file (rather than “InternalDefault.opt”)
    • To fix this bug, you must Uninstall V2021 Footprint Expert and reinstall V2021.06 (back up your personal files)
    • No need to delete any folders as they contain your personal files
    • Note: the uninstall will not delete your personal Options or FPX file, but you will have to reload your Options and FPX back into the new V2021.06 installation


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