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Total newbie!

Question asked by knoppsson on Aug 26, 2013
Latest reply on Sep 25, 2013 by knoppsson

Hi!

 

I'm a total newbie at this.

 

I have three programs recently installed.

 

These are PADS Logic (where I've managed to draw a simple test schematic), PADS Layout (where I've managed to place the components in what I think is a double-sided PCB) and PADS Router (where I've managed to manually route some of the connections).

 

Everything works fine until I try autorouting or even manually routing some of the connections.

 

I understand that these connections cannot be routed "across" the other connections (i.e I get a clearance warning).

 

But how do I tell the router to use the other side?

 

And why does not the (auto)router understand this?

 

I obviously have some settings wrong.

 

But there are so many of them

 

Best regrads, Roger

PS

Where and how do I set the actual size of the PCB? I want to use EU-sizes only.

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