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in Eagle, how to exclude SMD pad from the tCream layer

In Eagle, how do you exclude SMD pads from the tCream layer such that in gtp there is no pad there?
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How to specify what is printed to silkscreen layer in Eagle? [closed]

I am finishing up a PCB design for the first time in Eagle, and I need to know how to print the component names onto the silkscreen layer, how to I set the layers up so the right things are printed?
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Eagle via option 1-16 not shown

For this one eagle drawing, I am not seeing the via option for 1-16 layer. I can only put a via connecting layer 1-2 (see attached). If I try to change layer while routing from top to bottom, I get ...
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Rotating a group individually in EAGLE

I've made a huge mistake when trying to create a 400-Pin LGA in EAGLE. I've right clicked when mindlessly placing pads and now they're all rotated by 90 degrees. My OCD demmands that I set the ...
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How to reduce drill hole clearance for certain components?

I made a simple LED pipe device for the LPA-C011301S-X which has 2 pins and requires 1mm drill holes on board. As you can see in the image below, drill hole clearance is very big. How can I reduce ...
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Ground plane on dual layer PCB, Is plating needed?

I am doing my first PCB on Eagle by using dual layer PCB (top and bottom). I route all the through hole components on the bottom and used the top part of the board to provide ground plane. I am going ...
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How to add manufacturer and supplier part numbers to components in Eagle?

I recently switched to Eagle for my board designs. Because most components I use are not in the predefined libraries, I've made a "Managed Library" myself. When making the BOM list (using a predefined ...
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EAGLE Modules with Layout

I made a module with EAGLE's 'module' feature. Layout of multiple instances will be almost the same so is there a way to assign a layout to the module so that I don't have to do the layout for each ...
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How to get text in svg2poly for Eagle?

I'm working with Eagle 7.7.0 and trying to import SVG files using svg2poly to put a logo on the silkscreen. To aid in the process, I've downloaded the current version of Inkscape, which is 0.92. I'm ...
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Gerber lines in ground plane

My manufacturer is asking me to remove those lines from the ground gerber layer The design was made in eagle, I've been searching information about this problem and I've found nothing, I don't know ...
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Eagle: supply pin vcc overwritten with more than one signal

in some words, my circuit is feeded from battery (VBATT). The VBATT is taken with a voltage divider for read voltage by Atmega, and is routed into a voltage regulator (from 0.8/3.2 to 3.3) VREG. All ...
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Creating selectable “block” from selected group

I have several connectors on some PCB in Eagle PCB Editor and I've placed connector pins description table to every of it and for instance, let's take a look at connector J5, which is highlighted at ...
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Use of grid in PCB design

I saw a couple of PCB tutorials on youtube in which they are changing the grid size (mm or mil) before placing components and again before placing traces. I want to know why and is there any rule (i....
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Reflow Soldering QFNs with Thermal Vias and Filled Vias in EAGLE

I'm trying to solder a 4x4mm QFN IC using the method outlined here The thermal pad is connected to bottom ground plane with thermal vias. The ground plane is not covered with soldermask because I'm ...
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Incrementing net name for group in Eagle

I want to make 50 copies of the block below, but I need incrementing numbers on each of the net labels (these will go to a connector). I do not want each block connected to the other blocks. It would ...
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Copper overlapping via and when to use thermal relief (Eagle PCB Design)

I have created a copper track which runs around the signal pin from an SMA connector (as shown in the image). The problem I seem to encounter now is that from the polygon fill, the copper pour ...
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Eagle V7 - Add via while routing without changing layer

I am using Eagle 7.6 to route a four layer board. While routing a trace, I would like to either add a via at the end of a trace or place a via mid-trace without changing the the current layer. I ...
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How to create copper split rings on the top layer (Eagle)

I am just a beginner at using Eagle, nevertheless have spent considerable time trying to figure out how to create double split rings with copper tracks in Eagle. Is there an easy way to do so (image 0 ...
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How to select resistor with specific package size

I have some SMD resistors in size 1812. How do I select this package size in the part library? I see all the other sizes, 2010, 1210, 1206, etc, but no 1812. I'm new to Eagle, and the interface is a ...
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Centroid of component for pick and place machine using Eagle

Just finished designing a PCB and sent the Gerbers off to my board house (Bittele) and they have requested that I also provide them with a pick and place file. Using Eagle, I ran mountsmd.ulp and ...
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LTSpice to Autodesk EAGLE

I have drawn a resistive network for test some detector components. It works well. So I want to proceed that project to further and create my own real circuit. After that EAGLE is the answer where I ...
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EAGLE hiding pad(s) value(s)

I want to edit Eagle's PCB con-amp 1-794681-8 connector part in way its pads will show only numbered in PCB Design Window, which means without its values, as is my current situation: The problem is ...
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Grounded mounting slot in Eagle

My PCB requires a mounting slot connected to the ground. I know how to use grounded mounting holes, but I can't figure out how to produce the desired result using a single slot. Is there a component ...
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Eagle's PCB ratsnest command reports 3 airwires, but they are not visible

I am working on preamp input selector PCB in Eagle and I've run RATSNEST command for displaying airwires: There are no airwires left as can be seen from screenshot, however, particular command ...
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Eagle CAD default assembly variant

I got source files (.sch and .brd) but unable to use Add command to add components. The error message said: "The Add command can only be used in the default assembly variant!" I can't modify at ...
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Eagle polygon border segmentation around pads / vias / holes

Why in Eagle, polygon border near pads / vias /holes are segmented? Why it is not pure circle (or following shape). Is there any setup where this can be changed? EDIT: Here is example where DIP via ...
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Relay component to schematic, are these the same?

I'm new to PCB designing and schematics and have chosen this component from the eagle library as it said G5l and showed a similar component to the one i have, but the terminals donit appear to look in ...
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how to go from eagle design to Part list

I am looking for a maintainable, shareable and scalable process to output a complete part list (as in "Part N°XXX from supplier YYY") From an Eagle project, when it seems to only be able to provides a ...
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How to write a big text on Eagle schematic?

When you choose a text from the tools bar, and put it somewhere, it will create a text that appears on the pcb. I would like to create a text just to mark things on the schematics only, and I want it ...
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Designing footprint for LFCSP CP-8-13 what should be the pad size

I am scratching my head to create a footprint for ADA4817 which comes in LFCSP CP-8-13 package. I reckon this package is only used by Analog Devices. The main problem is I do not know what should be ...
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Snowmanning in Eagle?

I'm trying to snowman some BGA pads in eagle but not coming across any real way to do it. Theres the teardrop.ulp but for whatever reason it doesn't add any teardrops to my pads. Is there an easier ...
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How to show only Ground Plane in EAGLE

Is it possible to show only the ground planes like the one given in the figure? Thanks
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How to change pad size in design rule in Eagle?

I’m very new to Eagle. When learned to create a library I followed these instructions from Eagle’s documentation tutorial: “Default value for pad diameter is auto. It should not be changed. The final ...
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PCBSim for Autodesk Eagle Alternatives

I've just starting learning electronics. I've been using Autodesk Eagle for a little while now since it runs on Linux and seems to be pretty full featured. I like that you can easily design a ...
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Eagle - How to limit exported images to board layout?

I'm trying to export images of a board i made for testing purposes in order to use them for laser-cutting. I am using Eagle to create the board layout and export the images, but no matter what I do ...
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How to generate Assembly drawing in eagle

Hi all for the production purpose the ems partner asked me assembly drawing of my pcb is there any easy way to create an assembly drawing with part name inside the boxes as in the picture in eagle?
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How to make precise holes in Eagle

I need to create 3 circles in Layer 20 in eagle, of witch one should be in the center of my board and have a diameter of 10 mm and the other 2 should have a diameter of 4,8 mm. The two circles should ...
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A quick generic question about eagle cad footprints

I am trying to make my circuit board using Eagle CAD and have found some ready made footprints of some 1206 size SMD resistors. Now I know 1206 is basically 3.1mmx1.55mm as a standard size however if ...
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Is there a way to make a drill hole only up to half depth of the PCB in Eagle?

I need to solder a through hole ZigBee as though it were an SMD part. The other side of the board is a touch pad so there should not be any solder or components on it. I think it is better if I can ...
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Eagle PCB : Is there a pcb equivalent to the schematic net label that I can put on my silk?

As we know the schematic editor has the ability to apply labels (of two styles) to nets that automatically update when the net name is changed. I'm wondering if the pcb editor has an equivalent that ...
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Eagle keyboard shortcuts getting deleted

Every time I open Eagle, all of the keyboard shortcuts that I had previously assigned are lost. A web search on how to fix this, or other people reporting this problem has turned up null. Anyone ...
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EAGLE PCB Delete all nets in a selected area

I have a section in my schematic which is full of shenanigans. I want to delete all the nets in the selected box with a single command. Is it possible? I mean only delete nets and not anything else: ...
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Eagle, drillegend-stack.ulp - difference between holes and vias

I was just using drillegend-stack.ulp to generate the drill info table for our manufacturer. At the end, this ulp throws three different layers (144, 145, 146) and I usually just make them all "144 ...
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Correct implementation of overlapping pads in

I want to use a 3 terminal capacitor, whose land pattern is described on page 9 of the datasheet I try to replicate it with overlapping SMD and through-hole pads. According to PCB manufacturer's DR, ...
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Eagle does not show names correctly

I used name tags (these little arrow tag forms) a while ago on this schematic, now coming back I haven't got the option to switch on name tags (or at least it doesn't work) and some names are not ...
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Pad overlapping other device's pad

I decided that I will be soldering airwire to one of the pins of existing SMD devices directly (e.g. to capacitor terminal) - there's no space for through-hole wire mounting pad, and soldering to ...
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How can I show the variant of a device in a symbol in EAGLE?

I am creating a device with multiple variants in EAGLE. The associated symbol should show the variant as well, so that it will be directly visible on the schematic. I know how to add e.g. >VALUE or >...
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Banana Test Connector - Eagle

I spend a lot of time trying to find these connectors in many different eagle libs, but without any success. https://caltestelectronics.com/ctitem/91-jacks-banana-jacks/CT3151SP http://www.newark....
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Eagle 'length' of thermals to ground plane

I'm using Eagle pcb editor (Ver 4.15) The 'spokes' in the thermal pads to the ground plane have gotten too short. I'm not sure how this happened. The Eagle manual says something about changing the ...
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whats is the difference in these dimensions

I am wondering what's the difference in these both highlighted dimensions.