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auto netlist names

auto netlist names

(OP)
Is there a way to change preferences so that the netlist names that are auto generated will have a leading 'N' or something?
Now my netlist names are assigned 1, 2, 3  etc....
This makes it confusing when viewing a pin. I don't know which is the pin number and which is the pin net. True, it won't matter much after net 9 or 10, but I'm making lots of smaller boards.

Old Protel98 would assign netnames N001,N002  etc....

I don't want to manually name the nets with netlabels either.
Thanks.

RE: auto netlist names

(OP)
I think I solved my problem. I only needed to label one of my GND nets. All my grounds were floating so those were the pins with the 1,2,3 net labels. Now the all say GND.
And the others have meaningful net names like
NetJ2_1
NetU3_2

 

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