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    Posted: 31 Jan 2018 at 9:53pm
Version 2018.01 was just released!!

  • Library Expert Lite:
    • LE Lite is now LE Pro to allow users to import FPX files from Parts on Demand (POD)
    • FP Designer has been turned on to allow the user to build custom parts
  • Altium Nexus:
    • Added Altium Nexus as new CAD tool interface
  • Drafting Shapes:
    • Added Solder Mask Top layer (for custom solder mask removal)
  • Symbol Expert:
    • Beta version is planned for March 2018, and will share FPX data files with Library Expert. In preparation, the master FPX file format was updated. Version 2017 FPX format files will auto-update on Save FPX, so if you have earlier FPX file versions, you will need to step them through version 2017 first.
      • Added a Footprint Column to save unique custom patterns (invisible in Library Editor)
      • Added Schematic Symbol column to save and retrieve Symbol Data (invisible in Library Editor)
      • Added a new Value column for schematic symbols (visible in Library Editor)
  • Sample FPX:
    • New Sample FPX has schematic symbols added for Symbol Expert


  • Preferences:
    • Fixed an issue relating to Console Preferences. When editing Console Preferences and saving them, Library Expert updated the Master Preference file.
    • Updated the Rule value for Minimum Solder Mask Web from 0.08 to 0.075
    • Fixed an issue with the TO Cylindrical rotation option not working correctly
  • PADS Layout:
    • Fixed an issue with Extended Layers in the CAD tool interface
  • 3D STEP:
    • Fixed that Chip Antenna polarity marker


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