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    Posted: 29 Feb 2016 at 1:43am

  • IPC-7351C Solder Joint Goals:
    • Changed all Negative solder joint goal values to zero 0
    • Changed Fabrication Tolerance from 0.05 to zero 0
    • Changed Assembly Tolerance from 0.025 to zero 0
  • Toolbar icons:
    • Completely overhauled the Toolbar icons
  • FPX File Backup:
    • Added a new feature in Preferences that allows the user to set the number of .BAK files
  • KiCad:
    • New CAD tool interface

  • Calculator and FP Designer:
    • Add keep-outs to “Bottom Layer” for through-hole parts
  • Calculator:
    • DFN silkscreen outline had open corners when Preferences > Drafting > Indicate Polarity was turned off
    • DFN pin shape complies with the preference to add line for pin 1
    • BGA & QFP fiducial preferences now are added according to preferences for the fiducial threshold in both the calculator and from a FPX library
    • Thermal pad on DPAK with Rounded Corners bug
    • A message was added to decline the Hide command for Thermal Tabs
  • Preferences:
    • Window does not reset on Save
    • Removed the Close X control in the upper right corner
    • When editing Preference > Terminals and selecting the X to close the Save Settings option did not work
    • Replaced GUI text for Drafting > Silkscreen to Drafting > Legend
    • PTH preference ratios are better defined. Added Hole over Round Lead and Hole over Square Lead.
    • Fixed an issue when the Courtyard Line Width was set to zero the Header component family assembly outline reacted unfavorably
  • CAD Tool Output:
    • Fixed issues involved with validation of text boxes for certain translators in the translator window. All text boxes should now have proper validation.
    • All GUI text Silkscreen was changed to Legend
  • Xpedition:
    • Encrypted ASCII will now have the parts be a mount type of Mixed. This matches the functionality of the Direct Import.
  • Allegro:
    • The plus + polarity marker was coming through as a 4
    • Radial LED’s are now working correctly
    • Rectangular Complex Pad Stacks will now have a 4-digit callout that represents the shape of each corner. This should prevent naming collisions.
  • Target 3001!:
    • Fixed a problem  that was causing a preference to be saved erroneously and the program to crash
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