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Re: Routing

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  • ruffrecords
    ... Thanks Pedro, that is just what I needed. Now I have successfully layed out my first single sided PCB. Cheers Ian
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 2, 2005
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      --- In kicad-users@yahoogroups.com, "Pedro" <pmartin@p...> wrote:
      > --- In kicad-users@yahoogroups.com, "ruffrecords" <ianbell@u...> wrote:
      > > The document says little about routing. I got the autorouter to work
      > > but I cannot get pcbnew to tack only on the copper layer for a single
      > > sided PCB. Even if I set the number of layers to one the autorouter
      > > still uses two.
      > >
      > > And, anyone have an idea how to do manual routing? Clicking on rats
      > > nest tracks does not seem to work.
      > >
      > > Ian
      >
      > Hi Ian,
      >
      > Manual routing works quite fine. You must choose the Add trucks and
      > vias tool, click on a ratsnest end, and go on "printing" the truck.
      >
      > Be sure you are working on the components layer for single sided PCB
      > with SMD components. If you are using default colours all trucks
      > should be red. If you get green trucks, you are working on the copper
      > layer.
      >
      > I hope I'll help you.
      >
      > Pedro.

      Thanks Pedro, that is just what I needed. Now I have successfully
      layed out my first single sided PCB.

      Cheers

      Ian
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