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Use thermal relief in high current traces?

I'm designing a SMPS PCB with a pretty high current goal (using it to power multiple servos.) Using KiCAD, I decided to use solid fills on the pads of the high current areas, but by default thermal ...
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Altium designer direct connect on high power components

I'm designing a board which I'll solder it by hand. In order to do soldering much easier I believe that many components need to be connected through relief connect to their adjacent polygon pour. ...