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Library Expert 2017.15 Released!!

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Category: PCB Footprint Expert
Forum Name: Version History
Forum Description: software version release announcements & history
URL: http://www.PCBLibraries.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=2188
Printed Date: 14 Jul 2024 at 10:56am


Topic: Library Expert 2017.15 Released!!
Posted By: Nick B
Subject: Library Expert 2017.15 Released!!
Date Posted: 14 Jul 2017 at 3:20am
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NEW / ENHANCED:
  • Library Editor:
    • Right Mouse Button on any cell and select – Search the Web > Google
      • This new feature auto-generates the Google search engine string for the Part Number; the primary use for this feature is to quickly locate the Datasheet link
    • FP Designer: Export > Pins to .CSV file; this new feature creates a report of all pin names and their X, Y coordinate
  • Added PADS Professional CAD tool format -  https://www.pads.com/professional/" rel="nofollow - https://www.pads.com/professional/
  • Added “Filter” to these component family Calculators and 3D STEP models: DFN2, DFN3, DFN4 and SOFL
FIXED:
  • Calculator:
    • Fixed a Courtyard issue when relocating the Origin to Pin 1
    • Updated the thumbnail graphic image for the Through-hole Radial Round LED
    • SIP component family – Fixed a regression issue that was introduced updating the DIP Socket
    • Updated the thumbnail graphic image for the Through-hole Radial Electrolytic Capacitor
  • Altium:
    • FP Designer parts with bottom side SMD pads were not translating correctly
    • Fixed an issue with slotted holes with rectangle pad shape not rotating correctly
    • Adjusted the STEP model generation to set the State Identifier
    • Adjusted the output to be able to use multiple pieces of Solder Mask in a Pin
      • Used for Solder Mask Defined Thermal Pads
  • PADS to CAD:
    • Fixed an issue where Top Layer Pieces weren’t mapping properly
    • Fixed an issue where Multiple Top Layer Pieces in a single Footprint weren’t converting properly
  • Xpedition:
    • Updated the Import instructions - http://www.pcblibraries.com/products/fpx/userguide/default.asp?ch=13.5" rel="nofollow - Here
  • 3D STEP:
    • SIP component family – the 3D STEP did not account for the “E1” dimension offset
    • Radial Electrolytic – rotate model 180 degrees so that the Polarity Strip is on Pin 2

 



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Posted By: Tom H
Date Posted: 16 Jul 2017 at 11:09am
There was Contour Courtyard regression for Quad family packages. 

This issue was fixed 24 hours after the preliminary release. 

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