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    Posted: 04 Sep 2017 at 6:33am
Version 2017.17 was just released!!

  • Added new user definable Top and Bottom Placement Keep-out Layers to the Interface menu
  • Calculator:
    • Molded Body component family – Add D1 dimension
    • Chip Array component families – Add Ferrite Bead
    • Side Concave 2/4-pin component family – Add Capacitor
    • Fixed a silkscreen Legend mapping to body issue in Chips, Molded Body, SOD & SODFL
    • Updated the graphic thumbnail image for QFP with Thermal Pad was missing the A1 dimension
  • Preferences:
    • Updated Through-hole Pad Size round-off to equal the Hole Size round-off
    • Fixed an issue where changing Preference files required closing and reopening the program before activating the new Preference file
    • Fixed an issue in the DFN component family for Diode and LED alphanumeric pin names
  • FP Designer:
    • Fixed the Rounded Rectangle % to consider the smallest pad dimension instead of relying on the Y dimension only
    • Fixed an issue in the Pad Stack Designer for chamfered SMD pads with solder mask swell; the chamfer on the solder mask was not 100% accurate
    • Fixed an issue when moving parts from the Calculator that had mfr. recommended patterns to FP Designer, the program created 2 pad stacks the same size
  • Altium:
    • Fixed an error that was suppressing Bottom-side PTH Placement Keep-outs that were attached to pins
  • Allegro / OrCAD PCB:
    • Lines have now been added to the batch file to delete pre-existing .PAD or .DRA files; this should allow for regeneration without manual deletion
    • Fixed an issue where irregular chamfered pads were inverting their corners
  • Xpedition:
    • Fixed an issue with PTH Thermal Relief patterns not coming through translator


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