0 Replies Latest reply on Jun 15, 2017 3:43 AM by kjoubert

    Is it possible to assign placement outlines to nets?

    kjoubert

      I am using Pads X.

       

      I want to create a component body outline that I want certain nets or traces to stay away from. For example, I have a component where I want to keep certain high voltage tracks away from the component body. I understand that copper shapes can be associated with terminals of a component. I can create a copper "outline" around the component and associate it with a terminal. This does allow me to use the defined rules to keep tracks away from the component body however this results in an unwanted copper box on my PCB. I could define keepouts in the decal but keepouts do not differentiate between nets. Is there a way to assign or associate the 2d outline (not copper) to a net?