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Footprint Expert 2021.13 Released!!

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Category: PCB Footprint Expert
Forum Name: Version History
Forum Description: software version release announcements & history
Printed Date: 24 Sep 2023 at 12:57pm

Topic: Footprint Expert 2021.13 Released!!
Posted By: Nick B
Subject: Footprint Expert 2021.13 Released!!
Date Posted: 02 Aug 2021 at 10:07am" rel="nofollow -

Updates & Bugs Fixed:
  • Tools:
    • Using the flip 3D STEP model feature disabled all the other feature in the Tools menu.
  • Calculators:
    • Corner Concave Oscillator – The silkscreen Outline was not mapping to the Maximum package dimension.
    • When selecting the Pad Stack icon and then selecting the Close button, threw an unhandled exception error.
    • Flange Mount, Vertical component family – Changed Center of Extents to Center of Body.
  • Layer Display:
    • When turning off layer and then select All, the layers did not reappear.
  • Library Utilities:
    • The “Update BOM from Library” feature was disabled.
  • FPX File Translator:
    • V2018 format Collapsing Ball BGA sometimes translates to Non-Collapsing Ball.
  • FP Designer:
    • Creating new footprints was improved. Rectangle is the new default and next panels auto-open.
    • When opening an FP Designer part, the user was forced to select the Finish button. Finish was changed to Ready.
    • Creating round footprints generated a rectangular 3D model.
  • Batch Build Update:
    • Creating a Single Row produced a Footprint Name in the CAD tool translator New_Parts and not the actual Footprint Name.


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