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Library Expert 2016.09 Released!!

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Category: PCB Footprint Expert
Forum Name: Version History
Forum Description: software version release announcements & history
Printed Date: 29 Feb 2024 at 2:24pm

Topic: Library Expert 2016.09 Released!!
Posted By: Nick B
Subject: Library Expert 2016.09 Released!!
Date Posted: 25 Jul 2016 at 5:21pm" rel="nofollow -
  • Calculator to FP Designer:
    • This new feature allows the user to transfer one way any Calculator part to FP Designer to use features in both modules
  • Calculator:
    • Updated the Land Pattern Naming Convention for 2-pin Chip, Molded Body and SOD parts to match IPC-7351C
    • Upgraded 2-pin parts for the silkscreen to map to the real component body outline
  • Library Editor:
    • Updated the SM, TH and BGA FPX files in the web-page
    • To update your FPX file: In Library Editor select Tools > Regenerate Library > Names
  • Help:
    • Added “Check for Update”
  • CAD Tool Translators:
    • Added a ‘User Guide’ button in bolded red text to help users with technical issues

  • Polarity Marking:
    • Fixed and issue with Polarity Marking attaching to the centroid marker
  • Library Editor:
    • Fixed an issue with BGA’s saving Local Fiducial data in FPX file
  • 3D STEP:
    • Fixed a general bug where if you changed the default orientation of a part And moved the origin away from Center of Extents, it would cause the model to build improperly
  • Allegro/OrCAD PCB:
    • Fixed a problem where it would crash if you excluded the labels in FP Designer. Keep in mind, if you do this Allegro will throw a warning about not having a ref des.
  • PADS:
    • Fixed problems that were causing labels to be suppressed when outputting a PADS ASCII file
  • KiCad:
    • Keep-outs, as they aren’t translatable to KiCad, are now filtered properly
  • Pulsonix/PCAD/DesignSpark:
    • Fixed a problem that was causing component outlines for certain families to be suppressed

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