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Re: setting board thickness, signal speeds done with kicad? You don't need the thickness specified unless you feed the KiCad output directly to a CNC machine. Any feed to a file allows for scripting of the dimensions
Dan Andersson
10:09 AM
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17627
Re: setting board thickness, signal speeds done with kicad? With KiCad, as with Protel/Altium, you have to tell the board shop what you want - there is nothing in the Gerber files or other files produced by the PC
Peter Bennett
8:54 AM
#17627
 
17626
Re: setting board thickness, signal speeds done with kicad? There aren't any settings to force particular thicknesses in Pcbnew. However, there are a few tools in the calculator (available from the project manager) to
David Novak
7:46 AM
#17626
 
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setting board thickness, signal speeds done with kicad? I tried to post this last week, from my gmail email account, but it bounced. So I'm trying again through webmail. ... I'm sure this is well known, but I have
Mark S Harris
7:24 AM
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17624
Re: Kicad long old impressions, need improvement You are using Linux, so postscript is pretty much the native format for Linus, so use PLOT not print, and select postscript. As also suggested plotting to PDFF
Andy Eskelson
Apr 17
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Kicad PCB Layout Engineers for contract work ??? New Kicad user here - forgive me if this is offtopic I have a Design I have created and I am working on (hobby) that currently resides on 9 pages of
asa386
Apr 17
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17622
Re: Missing airwires at 2014-04-15 BZR 4803 [1 Attachment] Hello. ... Forget this, the lower case "w" just means "power output" and the upper case "W" means "power input". Editing by hand means just switching between
Bernd Wiebus
Apr 17
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Missing airwires at 2014-04-15 BZR 4803 Hello. I just noticed, that when i change the pin of a power port component to "power output" type, it will not occur at the netlist anymore, and so i will
Bernd Wiebus
Apr 17
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Re: Power pins with 74xx - multiple power levels ... My way is similar, but power part is at first, cause every chip need power supply and it's easy path to remember about it… ;) -- Best Regards, LordBlick
LordBlick
Apr 17
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Feature request - multiple wire colors As a feature request - would it be possible to have the option to have multiple colors for wires in eeschema? It would make life a lot easier when trying to
arthur_torrey@...
Apr 16
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Re: Kicad long old impressions, need improvement Plot to PDF mostly takes care of the printing issues. Regards, Stewart http://www.stewartallen.org
Stewart Allen
Apr 16
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Re: initial impressions from a new user i agree with you for most what you said, i like kicad philosophy of separating schematic and foorprint, and i have no problem with cvpcb philosophy either.
ahmed galal
Apr 16
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Kicad long old impressions, need improvement Hello every body, I am using kicad for 4 years now under linux ubuntu.  I would like to share some usability concerns i have with kicad. - Project Window:
Henri Jubin
Apr 16
#17616
 
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Winbuilder, RunKiCAD.bat question Sorry about the previous subject line.  I started to ask another question but cleared that up.  I changed the body of the e-mail for the new question, but
Aaron Wolfe
Apr 16
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Building KiCAD: cc1plus.exe Terminated I am building on a windows 7 machine.  I haven't built in a while (since Winbuilder was version 1.0). Last time I copied the binaries into my existing KiCAD
Aaron Wolfe
Apr 16
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Re: Power pins with 74xx - multiple power levels [1 Attachment] ... Ooooh, hidden power pins with default netnames are evil. They're a vestige of the very old days when logic supplies were 5V only. The correct thing to do
Andy Peters
Apr 16
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Re: initial impressions from a new user "About CvPCB, it’s not that bad as soon as you get the hang of it," I think that is the point...if the user paradigm is not clear/different from other work
John Hudak
Apr 16
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Re: Some troubles with last versions Application: kicad Version: (2014-04-15 BZR 4803)-product Release build wxWidgets: Version 3.0.0 (debug,wchar_t,compiler with C++ ABI 1002,GCC 4.8.1,wx
Bogusław Brandys
Apr 16
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Some troubles with last versions I'm having some troubles to get working with revision 4803 and some previosu also. First opening any schematic gives me and error : Unable to find kicad.pro
Bogusław Brandys
Apr 16
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Re: initial impressions from a new user I fully agree with you, and I do almost the same thing for project-specific microcontrollers :) ... I fully agree with you, and I do almost the same thing for
yann jautard
Apr 16
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Re: initial impressions from a new user Hi About CvPCB, it’s not that bad as soon as you get the hang of it, and after you understand it you will find it’s a pretty interesting tool. For each
Jorge Ferreira
Apr 16
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17607
Re: initial impressions from a new user I am not a new user , i have used kicad for some months now , still it wasn't a lot of work. But i have exactly the same thoughts, cvpcb isn' t really that
ahmed galal
Apr 16
#17607
 
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Re: KiCAD symbols In general, all the project specific symbols you can (in many cases you have to) easy create yourself. 1. This symbol isn't available in the standard
keruseykaryu
Apr 16
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Re: KiCAD symbols Hi Nahid, welcome to Kicad ! ... Adding your own symbols is easy, so no not hesitate to do so. At first it can seem tedious, but it's not once you get used to
Charles Goyard
Apr 16
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KiCAD symbols THi,  I am new to KiCAD (and PCB design). I am referring to the TI reference design CC2531 USB Dongle (v2.4) to design a new hardware. I have below question
Nahid Alam
Apr 15
#17604
 
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Re: initial impressions from a new user well in fact it seems that there will be no more "stable" release, but snapshots of the current code at some point reported to work fine. here is what Callisto
yann jautard
Apr 15
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Re: initial impressions from a new user Oh good. My blood pressure has returned to normal. Does anyone know when this PI editor will make it into the stable releases? I'm using Windows machines so
carroll_greg
Apr 15
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Re: initial impressions from a new user Actually, changing to no and no. Newer builds have a title block (and border) editor called the "Pl editor". I don't remember which BRZ version I first noticed
Chris Elliott
Apr 15
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Re: Power pins with 74xx - multiple power levels [1 Attachment] This is exactly why I _never_ use hidden power pins in my own library parts. What I often do (especially for any multi-gate chip) is make an additional
Chris Elliott
Apr 15
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Re: initial impressions from a new user Holy $H!T, I didn't realize that the title block is hardcoded. I wrongly assumed that you could modify it or at least turn it off. This might be the most
carroll_greg
Apr 15
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