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Eagle: Naming Pins Quickly

Is it possible to execute a sequential command from Eagle's input line? I want to do something like this: name 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,...,100 so that I can avoid ...
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How to change properties of holes?

I'm very new to Eagle so please bare with me. I'm hoping to check and change the properties of the holes on a PCB, but I can't seem to right click them. I've removed all layers except for the hole and ...
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Xref Net Labels in eagle

I'm trying to make a shield for Arduino in Eagle. I connected a floating NET from my shield pin and labeled it as for example ...
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How to add components using loop in Eagle PCB script?

Eagle command language contains the ADD function but not loops. Eagle ULP contains loops but no function to add a component. Under these circumstances, how does one add components e.g a lot of LEDs ...
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Does the polygon pours has to be either ground or supply voltage? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to have polygon pours but not connected to anything . Will that effect the circuit in some manner ? Because for the pcb I'm designing , if I used the polygon pours ...
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How to connect these pads

I have trouble connecting a THT HDMI Connector to a pcb: The HDMI Connector I'm talking about is this. The holes are too close to go in between them: (The blue line is 0.15mm thick) Is this ...
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what is the difference between tplace and tdocu layers in eagle pcb?

It seems that they both show graphics on the PCB. However, it is not clear which is used when.
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Problem in redesigning one EAGLE schematic

In the past I designed a PCB on EAGLE, and now I want to make some changes on it, but it's impossible. You can see it in the picture below: In the old schematic part I can move and delete nets, but ...
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schematic design in Eagle [duplicate]

I have always designed schematics in Altium. The designs have always been hierarchical with the 1st schema page showcasing blocks which will then represent daughter pages(schematics). This has been ...
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Help me identify a component from EAGLE schematic

Can you help me identify the "L1" component in this schematic? It reads 33R@100MHz and is defined as an INDUCTOR. Maybe I'm reading it wrong (count on it), but I don't know how to deal with the ...
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How to tent a via without changing DRC file in EAGLE

For tent vias I setup Mask Limit in DRC file, this will tent all vias allowing me to set single vias to not tent. But if I want to tent only some vias, in a large board with a lot of vias this way is ...
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How do I add the board of a pre-existing controller to my project?

I have a DigiSpark board that has the schematics and board files released in their website. I am making a PCB where I need to have that part in my circuit. Right now I have tried editing the ...
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How to change layer order in EAGLE

I want to ask how I can change layer order in EAGLE. For ex. I have 4 layer where layer 2 is vcc and layer 3 is gnd, I want to change layer 2 to 3 and layer 3 to 2, but EAGLE don't allow me change ...
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How to draw a polygon with clear spaces inside in EAGLE

As title EAGLE don't allow me to draw a clear space inside a polygon. I've a GND polygon plane and I don't want that a zone inside it is filled with this plane. How I can do that?
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Eagle PCB Aggregate multiple parts into one Symbol

I wonder whether I can aggreate multiple physical parts (say 10 capacitors of same value and footprint) into a single symbol to reduce the clutter on the schematic. I know that the other way around - ...
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EAGLE: how to find where the pin is connected - navigating fairly large schematics

I have a fairly large schematic loaded in EAGLE (netlist file is ~2500 lines long) and I want to find out where exactly some pin is connected, given chip name and pin name. What I'm trying to do: I ...
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Eagle swap layers

I would like to swap two layers in the my 4 layer PCB. For example currently the ground plane is the Bottom layer, is there a way to take all the signals in layer 2 and move them to the Bottom layer ...
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What does 'PLS' acronym mean on this CAD drawing?

I was making some EAGLE parts and was curious about the highlighted acronym shown in the image below: What does it refer to? Full Datasheet
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Input and Output symbols in EAGLE (perhaps with Labels and XREF)

I'd like to create arrows in my schematic. The solution (using XREF) to an older, related post gets me most of the way there: Arrows on connections in schematics BUT, with that approach, the net ...
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How can you add custom supply symbols in Eagle?

I have multiple 3.3V 5V, 5.2V, 4.8V, and 13V supplies. I tried copying a device from the supply library to mine and renaming the symbol and device, but when connecting it still refers to it as the ...
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Do I need to include my custom .lbr files when exporting an EAGLE project so that it is viewable?

I have an EAGLE project that uses some custom library components. If I transfer the .brd and .sch to other people, do I also need to include the .lbr files for them to be able to properly view my ...
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Incorrect drill diameter for Molex 5569 Mini-Fit Header library in Cadsoft Eagle?

I have been working on a simple 2-layer PCB primarily intended for routing various power connections (essentially acting as a power distribution junction) to clean up the cabling in my enclosure. I ...
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Keep getting “Only input pin on net” error

I am doing ERC check and keep getting this error : only input pins on net ADC7 that net is a pin from an mcu that has a name ADC7 but is not connected to ...
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Eagle-Show all connections?

I am trying to "light" all the net labels that are connected together , to see if everything is right. So for example if one pin of a resistor called "R_A" and another pin on some other chip called ...
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Problems adding a component in Eagle CAD

I'm trying to draw a circuit diagram using Eagle CAD (v 6.5...), but one of the parts that I want to use isn't coming up in the component library. I know the diagram for the component is available ...
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USB battery charger and GPIO power supply schematic for Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to design a circuit in Eagle to provide reliable + safe battery power to a Raspberry Pi via the GPIO pins. The requirements are: Accept power input via micro USB (separate from the Pi). ...
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Cannot add relay to schematic

I'm new to eagle. I'm trying to add Finder 43.41 relay to my schematic, but I cannot choose it from the list. This part is available only on list in board edit ...
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Steps from schmatics to PCB layout - EAGLE

My question is: What are correct steps to route connections in a 4 layer PCB? in EAGLE. I've designed PCB schematics and switched to board, I've placed all components in strategic positions on top ...
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Issue with Ground plane polygon in Eagle-coreldraw

I am making a GND on eagle with following settings - 1) Width - 0.254 mm 2) Isolate - 0.254 mm The PCB manufacturer keeps coming back to me saying that the PS file generated for making film shows no ...
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Making sense of Cadence schematic source files

I'm looking into writing an application to visualize existing cadence (OrCad) projects when provided with the projects design files. I've had a look through the project directories and it looks like ...
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PCB Holes Too Small to Fit Component

Based on the VSK-S25 datasheet which states the holes to have a diameter of 1.5 mm, I used the following values in EAGLE When the PCB is made, it turns out that the pins of VSK-S25 are too ...
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method of locating schematic part on board layout?

In a design with a large number of parts it can be difficult to immediately pin-point a part's location on the board. Is there an easy method of finding a schematic part's location on the board ...
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Yellow X in Eagle

I am trying to connect two points of my board with a bottom and top route, connected with a via. Whenever I link the two routes, a yellow x appears. Placing the via on top of the connection doesn't ...
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Automatically renumbering element parts in Eagle

I have a circuit in Eagle, and say that counting from left, I have R1, R2, R3, then between R1 and R2 I'm adding a new resistor, it will be named R4. I will end with (looking on the circuit) R1, R4, ...
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Eagle CAD: method of re-linking schematic and board?

I've accidentally lost the sync between my schematic and board, with Eagle CAD giving me the following error: Board and schematic are not consistent! No forward-/backannotation will be ...
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Eagle Change Isolation of all Polygons

I drew my pcb in eagle with polygons' isolation is set to 0(default) but I need to change it to 0.35mm. I have lots of polygons, doing it manually is too hard. Is there a way to change all polygon's ...
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Impedance matching routes in Eagle board

I am making my second board using Eagle CAD. I have different components with a set of different sizes. I set the minimum width for lines to be x. That way, the autorouter creates EVERY line in that ...
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Eagle will not finish auto routing?

Using Eagle for mac, I am trying to autoroute the board. I have set the trace width to 8. He start the process and it takes him about 2 minutes, than he stops at some point and show the next ...
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No trace in the pcb gerber from Eagle?

I use Eagle to create gerber files. Here is the gerber file job : ...
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PCB manufactoring-There shouldn't be bottom silkscreen selected?

I use Eagle to create gerber files . When i am trying to check my zip gerber, in 4pcb.com i get this message : ...
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Stop mask error upon running DRC in Eagle 7.3.0

I'm working on my first board layout using Eagle (7.3.0). I've got the layout done, but when I run DRC, I get a number of Stop Mask errors: These seem to be due to small rectangles on the tStop ...
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How to generate a file with BOM for multiple schematics - EAGLE

I've 3 boards each with it's own schematic but with a lot of common components. I want to generate an unique BOM for all this boards to know quantity of each piece I need and make a single order BOM. ...
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Feasibility- Flex Capacitive Touchpad

I'm a student(don't know much on Eagle) working on a project where I need a way of multi-touch finger tracking on flexible material. Will flex pcbs work?
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PCB Integrated Chip Question

Hi I am building a PCB using eagle and its the first time I am using an IC. Two questions arose. Do I need to connect the IC chip's ground, because eagle did not do it? Do I need to make sure all ...
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Eagle cad dimension measurement showing on tob and bottom layer when creating Gerber files

I have an Eagle design as shown in the 1st image attached. The dimension measurements are on "dimensions" layer 20. When I create Gerber files then look at it in a viewer, I get the measurement ...
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Printing the self designed PCB

I have designed the PCB on Eagle. Most of the components are SMD pakages. This is for the first time i have designed the PCB. I want to print this PCB in the industry (Chinese industry) but i have no ...
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Removing pad to polygon space in Eagle

In Eagle, is there any way I can remove the empty space around the pad here? I would like the polygon to connect to the whole pad. Note that this is a pad from a part and not a via.
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Question about clearance/pad diameter and PCB design

Sorry if this is a silly question but I am relatively new to Eagle and I am 100% new in dealing with high powered PCB design. So, I am making the footprint for the LEM LV 25-P voltage transducer seen ...
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Complexity vs Space in Schematic

I got a screw terminal with the following pin configuration: ...
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Precisely drawing component footprints in EAGLE

Whats the recommended way for placing components accurately and quickly when creating EAGLE parts? For example in the drawing below, using grids with 0.01 grids will give us the control needed for ...