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1answer
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Altium trace width rule applied to blanket only

In Altium, I set a rule for PCB trace width and clearances for a high current net but I only want it applied to that blanket that I have created in the schematic. I have monitoring lines that wont be ...
1
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0answers
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Routing rules for components in Altium

Is there a way to make a speciffic routing rule applicable only for selected components (or component class)? I want to define some "routing width" rules that will start routing the same net (e.g. ...
2
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2answers
588 views

Any-angle routing in Altium?

I have a design with a very thin and curvy board shape, so any-angle routing is absolutely required. My favorite EDA software is Altium, so right now I have only two options, both bad, for how to ...
1
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2answers
161 views

Routing in Altium

Here is a picture of board: I want to route pad 23 to 48. But the path gap is narrow. So I am not able to route it. Auto routing also couldn't route. I changed the design rules for solder mask and ...
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1answer
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Altium help with Routing

I am working with a new computer at my company learning Altium. I have created the schematic and the PCB files inside my project and successfully imported everything from the schematic to the PCB. My ...
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2answers
231 views

Satisfactory Margin for Traces from PCB Edge

I've had problems routing too close to the edge of a PCB before and was wondering if there's a suitable rule-of-thumb that I should use (maybe to put in a design rule in Altium somehow with my ...
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1answer
648 views

Altium Camtastic Auto-Rout PCB Border is routing over edge of board

I typically draw rout tool paths by hand, but I though I would give Altium's built-in router a try. The command I am talking about is Rout->Auto-Rout PCB Border within the CAM document mode. The ...
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4answers
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Changing all via and routing sizes at once (Altium Designer, PCB Design)

I have a completed PCB design drawn by Altium Designer. I want to increase via sizes. But there are too much of them, and changing all of them one by one will be a very long and bothersome work. Is ...
2
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3answers
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CPU considerations for PCB software (routing) when purchasing a new computer

My company uses Altium Designer for PCB design and the most CPU intensive operation seems to be the autorouting. My question is, when considering a new computer, would it benefit autorouting ...