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Footprint Expert 2021.11 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 6:07am

Topic: Footprint Expert 2021.11 Released!!
Posted By: Nick B
Subject: Footprint Expert 2021.11 Released!!
Date Posted: 26 Jul 2021 at 3:27pm" rel="nofollow -

Updates & Bugs Fixed:
  • Calculator Component Families:
    • BGA – Fix a typo in the pad stack manager the paste and solder mask were displaying text for a Rectangle shape.
    • BGA – the notification text for the Optional “e” dimension was missing.
    • Quad packages – when changing the location of Pin 1, the autogenerated pin 1 silkscreen dot would relocate incorrectly.
    • A case code or part number with a dash “ – “ was creating exception errors. It was tagged as an illegal character.
    • When selecting the Pad Stack Manager, the Pad Stack Designer opened instead.
  • CAD Tools:
    • Altium – when using the Autogenerated Pin 1 Dot, the dot size in Altium was 50% less than the Option setting.
  • Options:
    • Drafting > Silkscreen > Clearance to Pads was creating an incorrect Gap from the end of the line to the pad.
  • General:
    • Updated the pad stack name to match the pad size after rounding.
  • Batch Build:
    • Sometimes batch building FP Designer parts threw a warning message: Get Silkscreen Options


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