PCB Libraries Forum Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > PCB Footprint Expert > Version History
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Footprint Expert 2021.18 Released!!
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Footprint Expert 2021.18 Released!!

 Post Reply Post Reply
Nick B View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group

Joined: 02 Jan 2012
Status: Offline
Points: 1878
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Nick B Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Footprint Expert 2021.18 Released!!
    Posted: 19 Oct 2021 at 4:09pm

2021.18 was just released!!

Updates & Bugs Fixed:
  • CAD Tool Translators:
    • Fixed an issue with multiple CAD tools. When the Build Library path was too long the program created an alternate folder
    • Fixed an issue with KiCad not getting Assembly Outlines on Non-Plated holes
    • Fixed an issue with Saving My Settings causing an Unhandled Exception Error
  • Options:
    • Added a new Rounded Rectangle feature for through-hole square pads in V2021.17 that caused regression for all SMD and PTH rounded rectangle pads
    • Changing the 'Density level (suffix)' Option, the “Courtyard to Body Excess” and “Courtyard to Pad Excess” didn't update
  • FP Designer:
    • Added Cole switches to the ManufactureList.txt
    • Fixed a Silkscreen on Pad bug in V2021.17 that caused regression for all FP Designer footprint silkscreen outlines
  • Calculators:
    • The master options value for Paste Mask is for Annular Ring and it was set to oversize instead
    • QFP w/Thermal Add Fiducials changed the thermal pad pin number
    • Axial Lead family – the silkscreen did not trim properly when the pads were a close pitch
    • Chip component family – the body width dimension was missing the leading zero when using the IPC-7351B naming convention
    • BGA Courtyard was 90 degrees out of rotation when opening a rectangle BGA
Stay connected - follow us! Twitter - LinkedIn
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

This page was generated in 0.078 seconds.