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Footprint Slots in Altium (Protel)

Footprint Slots in Altium (Protel)

Footprint Slots in Altium (Protel)


I've read a few discussions now which state you can't directly add slots to footprints using Altium DXP.  I thought I'd just add a quick post to say you can in the current version. I use Altium Designer 6.9 and it supports it fine and is very quick and easy.  Not affiliated with htem but have had good success.


thread999-169751: Foot Print - Slots?
thread999-200479: Odd shape mounting hole

RE: Footprint Slots in Altium (Protel)

They've made significant advances in functionality with 6.9.  I especially like the matched-length traces, as well as automatic snakes for timing (cool to watch it lay down track).  The addition of jpg's on the board for logo importation and the new 3D stuff is slick.

Of course, they still have bugs out the nose, some that have been in there for several major versions.

Dan - Owner

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