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Footprint Expert 2022.05 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 1:55pm

Topic: Footprint Expert 2022.05 Released!!
Posted By: Nick B
Subject: Footprint Expert 2022.05 Released!!
Date Posted: 03 Apr 2022 at 8:46pm" rel="nofollow -

Updates & Bugs Fixed:
      • FPX File Converter:
        • Not updating FP Designer outline on/off selections
        • Courtyard excess for FP Designer footprints were incorrect
      • Options:
        • Drafting – Text for terminal and body outline text mismatch
        • Updated Console Options – put the Component Outline to the top of the layer list
      • Library Editor:
        • Library not adding copied parts to the end of the list
      • Calculators:
        • SOT143 – pin reordering did not allow for fat pin on any pin except #1
        • 4-Sided Chip Array – mfr. recommended footprint pattern, the G1 was not applied correctly
        • 2-Sided Chip Array – courtyard was not resizing to include silkscreen outline
        • SOT23 – corrected the Gang Mask feature
        • SOP’s & QFP’s with thermal tabs – fixed pads under body not trimming correctly
        • Right Angle Shrouded Header – silkscreen not conforming to body outline
        • Through-hole Right Angle Post Header – fixed and issue with the Pin 1 polarity dot and line
      • FP Designer:
        • Pad Stack Manager paste mask percent % not displaying value
        • Triangle symbol size now matches V2020
        • The “Add to Library” button was not enabling after editing drafting symbols
        • Courtyard contoured outline not forming to some rotated pad stacks
        • Export .CSV file defaulted to Tab delimiter, and it was changed to Comma delimiter
      • CAD Interfaces:
        • Xpedition - Create and Close and circle back and Create did not work
        • OrCAD PCB - Designer Basics user option issue with not saving
        • PADS Layout -
          • Multipart (Batch Build) Part Type file was not generated correctly
        • KiCad -
          • Not putting Batch Built files in library folder
          • Fixed a Reference Designator line width issue
          • Added Rounded Rectangle pad shape

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