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Library Expert 2019.02 Released!!

Printed From: PCB Libraries Forum
Category: PCB Footprint Expert
Forum Name: Version History
Forum Description: software version release announcements & history
Printed Date: 31 Jan 2023 at 5:58am

Topic: Library Expert 2019.02 Released!!
Posted By: Nick B
Subject: Library Expert 2019.02 Released!!
Date Posted: 18 Mar 2019 at 8:20am" rel="nofollow -

  • Preferences:
    • Fixed the Land Pattern Naming Convention to add the “Reverse” (mirrored) suffix “R” to the footprint name
  • Calculator:
    • SOT23 component family – Fixed the naming convention to include the pin quantity
  • Library Editor:
    • Fixed the feature for “Tools > Update BOM From Library” which was disabled
    • Restricted in the free Library Expert "Pro"
  • Xpedition:
    • Fixed an issue with Keep-outs that was causing them to come in as circle paths with zero line_width. They will now be set properly to circle shapes.
    • Fixed free-standing Arcs, which were coming out as circles
  • Allegro/OrCAD PCB:
    • Fixed an issue with pins when no rotation was given (usually mounting holes)
    • The Device File will now exclude Mechanical Pins on both the PINORDER line and FUNCTION line, adjust the pin count downward by the number of Mechanical Pins
    • Fixed an issue with bottom layer SMD pads not generating properly
    • Fixed an issue with 17.2 S048 not being recognized as able to do donut shapes
    • Fixed an issue where equivalent Custom Pad Stacks weren’t being filtered properly
    • Fixed a visibility Issue where Parts Per Script was being disabled for 17.2.048
  • CR5000/CR8000:
    • Fixed a crash bug with the Pad Naming set to CR-5000 style
    • Fixed an issue with terminal outlines
    • Fixed an issue where Through-hole Pins were being misinterpreted as Surface Mount
    • Unique Parts:
    • Fixed an issue that was causing rectangular keep-outs to erroneously have a line width
  • 3D STEP:
    • QFN – Fixed an issue that was causing Allegro/OrCAD PCB to choke
    • Custom 3D Colors: Turned the ability to edit custom 3D Colors off until the OK button calculates the Footprint
    • Color Preferences: Fixed an issue that doubled the Color Preference options when opening, closing and reopening Preferences

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