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What does it mean by RESISTORAXIAL-0.3 in EAGLE Sparkfun resistor library?

This may be a childish question but I don't know what does it mean by RESISTORAXIAL-0.3 in EAGLE Sparkfun resistor library. Is it some kind of measurement? I am new ...
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Eagle: polygon pour leaving funny blank areas

I am doing ground pours on both the top and bottom side of a two-sided board. The top side fill seems to work fine, but the pour on the bottom layer is leaving a bunch of odd shaped blank areas (see ...
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Eagle Can't back annotate

When trying to delete a via that I placed in the board manually I get this error. The via (yellow error) was placed to stitch the ground planes together and has nothing to do with the schematic. Why ...
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Eagle: automatic via creation to different layers?

I am designing my first PCB using the free edition of Eagle. This is a simple board, with power and signal lines on the top layer, and ground on the bottom layer. My question: I have components on ...
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How to hide/delete the symbol pin types (named as pas/sup) from the eagle schematics?

Hi there, I was trying to do something and not sure what I did without knowingly those small green circles along with names has appeared on ever pin of all the components I had in the schematics. ...
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Differing Hole Notations In Eagle CAD?

I was just creating some vias in Eagle and was playing with the drill diameter, and for some reason Eagle seems to put differing notations around the hole when the size changes, is there any reason ...
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Eagle library multiple packages in one device?

So in an Eagle library, the device is created by joining schematic symbols with pcb packages. You can have more than one symbol in a package... (a quad opamp). Is there anyway to have multiple ...
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Eagle - Crash on bmp import

When I want to import this bmp image on eagle with the import-bmp.ulp script, Eagle crashes at line 2789 (screen of script window). (Eagle version 7.5.0, ULP version 1.0.6)
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how to Design Rule Check an Eagle file in a git hook?

I can't find how to launch the ERC and DRC from the command line in Eagle. My hope is putting the command in a git pre-commit hook. I'm perfectly ok with using a third party program or library if ...
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High DPI (4K) And EAGLE CAD

Anyone know how to make UI text and objects display larger in EAGLE CAD. I just got a laptop with a 4K display and it looks beautiful but the text in some programs is microscopic
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EAGLE: Just Routing and Drilling

I am trying to find the simplest way to mill this PCB with an Othermill: Image 1 Image 2 I currently have both images saved in the R13 DXF format. Basically, I'm trying to force the Othermill to ...
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Eagle CAD Multiple individual parts in one device

Good day, I am trying to place multiple parts in one device. My use case is a foot print for a XBee chip. The device has two identical 10 pin 2mm SMT headers (NPPN101BFLC-RC: digikey link). There is ...
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How to set required spacing between two connectors pad on eagle cad soft?

I have 2 pin screw terminal in my project like this one. But I can't find screw terminals with 7mm spacing between it's 2 pins in eagle library. So, I have decided to use pinhead library to create 2 ...
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Eagle PCB change drill size of all vias of a specific size

I have designed a board and there are many vias with 8mil drill sizes. I just found out from the manufacturer that the smallest drill size is 12mil. Is it possible to change all 8mil drill sizes to ...
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How can I set a custom form of my Bill of materials in Eagle

Actually I have made a schematic and I want to adopt the same format as in this file which was based on database because when I run bom.ulp I get only a such table :. I know that is something ...
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Unrouted wires double after routing in eagle

I almost finished routing a PCB but after trying to change the placement of a via to ground plane ripup and route the wire connected to it, I've got a weird airwire which is between a pad and nothing. ...
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How to design an SMD prototyping board in Eagle

I have little boards that allows soldering one SMD chip, but these must be soldered to pins and then the pins plugged into a breadboard or soldered to a perfboard. Instead, it occurred to me to ...
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How to chose via diameter and drill size based on trace width

I am designing a two layer board, the problem is I do not know how to select via diameter and drill size, as well as outer and inner diameters. In my circuit I use 056, 012 and 006 mil traces: I ...
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EAGLE: Placed bitmap on tStop

By accident I placed an imported bitmap on tStop instead of tPlace. How can I remove it? Unfortunately I noticed it too late to simply undo it.
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Clearance DRC capacitor

I'm getting a clearance error in Eagle, as I understanded, the error comes from the distance between two signals. As you can see in this image there is this pointy thing between pads. What is this ? ...
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Making eaglecad library for ATSAMD21G: how to copy TQFP48 package to my new library

I did look in the standard library for Eaglecad, but I see no entry for the SAM D chips. While searching, I saw posts that say to make my own, so I did. Now, I have the schematic for the D21G, but I ...
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Can you load Gerber files back into a PCB layout designer such as Eagle?

There's a PCB I may need to change a solder pad, but the schematic and layout are gone and were not added to source control. Is it possible to load the Gerber files back into a designer to change the ...
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How does one display part names in the board layout view of Eagle?

How does one show the part name for a part in the board layout of EAGLE? In the attached picture I would like to see E2 next to the LED named E2. There are quite a few LEDs on this board and this ...
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Eagle tstop layer problem

I'm about to update an old PCB design of mine using Eagle 7.5. The previous design used a DS18B20 and I want to replace that with a 1x3 0.1 pin header. While I can delete the component from the ...
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Eagle - Router does not understand wire jumpers?

I am using Eagle 7.2 - is there any setting which allows me to make Eagle understand wire jumpers? Neither the auto router nor the "show" button seems to be able to recognize that 2 wires connected by ...
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Altium Designer - Should I place ground vias on a ground polygon?

I am migrating a design from Eagle to Altium and on the Eagle PCB there is a ground plane (polygon) and every pad has its own GND via. So I placed the ground polygon as on Eagle, and Altium ...
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Eagle tstop and tcream layer values unable to change

In my eagle design )I added a package from eagle lib. to my own library. I need to change the default values of tstop and tcream for this package. I was able to change the left-side tstop and tcream ...
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Component with multiple VCC and GND pins. Should I connect all of them? [duplicate]

I want to make a really small arduino using the Atmega 328p and I noticed that it has 3 GND pins and 2 VCC pins. I measured the pins and it seems that all GNDs are connected and all VCCs are ...
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Eagle/Flatcam/LaserCNC: How to have “open pad” for futur drilling

I'm using Eagle, flatcam and a CNC laser machine. My problem is when I'm trying to export my board, all my pads are filled ! It means, when my board will be engraved (chimical method), I will not find ...
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In Eagle, red area(i guess top layer) doesn't appear when i click on ratsnets tool

After autorouter was done, i clicked on ratsnets tool and i expected top layer area to be seen, however nothing appears. This is my project. I expected to see top layer like in this picture after ...
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Why do smd components in eagle have padding?

I'm new to eagle and I don't understand why there is a small padding to the left and right of some SMD components (for example the 0402 cap in the image). Having the physical board in my hand ... ...
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eagle doesn't seem routing correctly

I'm trying to hand route my pcb on Eagle, but the yellow wires don't hide what could be the problem ?
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howto align mount holes in 2 pcb the right way?

I'm tring to make some sort of shield board (it's not an arduino): first board was made in orcad, I have source files gerbers and so on... I'm making a 2nd board in eagle. When trying to align the ...
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How to remove pin name from Eagle Device Page? [See Image]

How to remove those pin name from Eagle Device Page?
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Behaviour defined in eagle when naming a gate like an orientation

I'm pondering about a possibly undefined behaviour in eagle. Let's say you have a device named testdevice containing a gate named R90. If you call ...
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Is one big PCB cheaper than multiple smaller ones, if so how to do this in Eagle PCB?

I have heard/read somewhere that one bigger PCB is cheaper than multiple smaller PCBs, is this correct? If so, then rather than order seperate PCBs for different parts of a project e.g main board ...
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Best way to prototype a TDFN package chip (MAX9814 and MAX9820)?

For my engineering project, we wanted to use the gain control and amplifier available on these two chips, but are finding difficulty with prototyping them as they are so tiny. One of the chips is a 14 ...
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“Chamfered” Routing in Eagle

I need to create the following trace in Eagle but I can't work out how to make it go from one width to another across a set distance like below.
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How do we link wires in Eagle?

I used name tool. I clicked #7 for the left and named CS and then i clicked #3 for the right and named CS They should be the same after the connect each other question . However the gray are like ...
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When to stop working on a PCB layout

I currently have this PCB layout for a project: Now I'm unsure if I should invest more time to get rid of some vias or if I just should finish it off and order the board. Do vias matter for such ...
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what is the meaning of 'landing pattern' in designing IC footprint?

I am designing the footprint of an IC using this tutorial http://dangerousprototypes.com/docs/Cadsoft_Eagle_how_to_make_parts_tutorial In that they have mentiond: "Important: It's very important to ...
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Cadsoft Eagle Version Control

For solidwork/photoshops and many other softwares, they come with a "history" or revision log. You could always easily go back to the previous step of components or check how it changed. Is there ...
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Does a Ground plane in Eagle still need connections?

Before I added a ground plane my ratsnest was showing the needed GND connections which I still needed to make. I added a Ground plane and now they are automatically gone. Is this normal? I can ...
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Remove GND lines from EAGLE's ratsnest [duplicate]

I was wondering whether or not its possible to remove the GND net lines from the ratsnest in EAGLE. It is showing me a whole bunch of routing that has to be done for the GND but since I'm working ...
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Resolving airwires in EAGLE for valid wires

I have a board(brd) file in Eagle which shows several airwires for connected nets. I have tried to fix the airwire via ratsnesting, confirming net names and just about every resolution I could ...
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How to display SMD footprints in Eagle CAD as separate layer instead TOP or BOTTOM

I would like to print Pads, Vias, SMD footprints altogether so that I can apply UV solder mask on board. The problem is that the SMD footprints is part of TOP layer. What to do? Looks like correct ...
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Led SML/SMT and resistors R/M

I am making a PCB with Eagle and I need to place some leds SMD size 1206. Looking components, I see two different types of LEDs in this size: SML and SMT. Eagle components are LEDSML1206 and ...
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Eagle: Selecting a group by signal name?

In the eagle board layout, I want to group a specific signal specified by its name so I can move it to another layer via the CHANGE LAYER command. I do not manually want to click on every segment of ...
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How to draw simple parts with EAGLE?

I want to make a small breakout board with Eagle and upload it to OSHPark. The breakout board needs: header pins a BJT transistor resistors a LED Looking at the EAGLE menu, it is hard to map the ...
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How to add through-hole pads within polygon pads in Eagle?

How do I properly add through-hole pads within a polygon pad in the package editor and device editor? This is what I have tried: In the package editor, I have created a polygon pad on the top layer....