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idf Import into PADS

Question asked by happybrunson on Jul 13, 2010
Latest reply on Aug 8, 2012 by cesario_espiritu

Hello,

 

I am trying to import an emn file into PADS. I can get board outlines to come through, but not placement keepouts. PADS deletes the keepouts for some reason. Below is  a simple .emn file contents and the report back from PADS. Notice the Warning about place keepout deletion. Any tips??

 

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.HEADER
BOARD_FILE 3.0 "CircuitWorks v11" 2010/07/13.15:34:53 1
test_part MM
.END_HEADER
.BOARD_OUTLINE ECAD
1.0
0 0.0 0.0 0.0
0 100.0 0.0 0.0
0 100.0 100.0 0.0
0 0.0 100.0 0.0
0 0.0 0.0 0.0
.END_BOARD_OUTLINE
.PLACE_KEEPOUT ECAD
TOP 10.0
0 20.0 40.0 0.0
0 60.0 40.0 0.0
0 60.0 80.0 0.0
0 20.0 80.0 0.0
0 20.0 40.0 0.0
.END_PLACE_KEEPOUT
.PLACE_KEEPOUT ECAD
TOP 10.0
0 30.0 50.0 0.0
0 50.0 50.0 0.0
0 50.0 70.0 0.0
0 30.0 70.0 0.0
0 30.0 50.0 0.0
.END_PLACE_KEEPOUT
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Import of file : c:\document..............
  into :  C:\Documen..................

  at   :  Tue Jul 13 15:44:58 2010

  units:  MM

Warning     :    Board thickness changes do not get imported


Note   : Board outline not modified.


         Refdes Part Type  Decal  Location    Layer  Rotation

Warning : Placement keepout containing point (787.4016    , 1574.8031  ) deleted from design.
Warning : Placement keepout containing point (1181.1024   , 1968.5039  ) deleted from design.

Note   : 0 Total components (not including holes)


Note   :    0 Total holes in the original design
            :    0 modified
            :    0 added
            :    0 deleted
            :    0 unchanged
Note   :    0 Total holes in the target design

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