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Offline MarKatS

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PCB Shape Modification - removing PCB area
« on: August 08, 2022, 05:46:15 pm »
Hey all - I have an already placed and routed PCB that has a couple unused spurs - they were in the original shape stepfile from the ME - that are unneeded, no etch/components.  I would like to truncate them but am having difficulty removing that part (or any part, tbh) of the shape.  Can somebody point me toward a tutorial or give me a clue on how to do this?  I've been poking at this for hours, and it's not the first time.

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Offline free_electron

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Re: PCB Shape Modification - removing PCB area
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2022, 07:49:33 pm »
convert board edge to primitives , edit , convert primitives to board edge
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Offline L0R3NZ0_L30Z

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Re: PCB Shape Modification - removing PCB area
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2022, 11:23:40 pm »
You need to delimit the area you want to use with some traces x, and then select the traces that soround the board--> go to Desing-->Board Shape-->Define from selected objects.
 


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