Quadcept 9.3.20 released

Fixed Issue

Common

  • Along with the changes in Digi-Key API, updated the part link processing with Digi-Key to allow users to acquire component parameters and prices from Digi-Key in the Purchase Comps dialog.
  • Along with the changes in Mouser API, updated the part link processing with Mouser.

Circuit Designer

  • Fixed an issue where a value increased or decreased by 2pt when clicking up-down buttons on the font size settings.
  • Fixed an issue where a mouse cursor moved according to a Guide settings even when hiding Guide lines.

PCB Designer

  • Fixed an issue where polygon objects including arcs became open objects in a RS-274X file.
  • Fixed an issue where some objects unselectable by the Enable Component Editing function could be edited.
  • Fixed an issue where a component area composed of continuous circular arcs was not correctly exported into an IDF file.
  • Fixed an issue where a screen did not move to the error location when selecting multiple items in a DRC error list.
  • Fixed an issue where customized layers defined in the Other layer were not imported into a panel sheet when placing PCBs.
  • Fixed an issue where objects in a hidden layer were shown under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed an issue where the connection ratio in PCB Information might turn negative under certain circumstances.

Quadcept 9.3.19 released

Added New Function

PCB Designer

  • Extended “Convert to Plane” and it now allows you to select a plane type to build a plane.

Fixed Issue

PCB Designer

  • Improved the object snapping when creating routes.
  • Optimized the timing to show or hide the Grid when zooming in or out the screen.
  • Fixed an issue where tear drops might not be removed when deleting nets.
  • Fixed an issue where hidden pad / via lands in inner layers might be illegally output when printing a panel sheet.

Quadcept 9.3.17 released

Added New Function

Common

PCB Designer

  • Added the ability to update footprints.
  • Extended “Convert to Line” and it can now convert cutouts to lines.

Fixed Issue

Common

  • Fixed an issue where the active footprint setting might be canceled when using Share footprints for component creation.

PCB Designer

  • Improved the rats recalculation processing.
  • Added a unit setting on the bottom of the screen.
  • Improved the performance when deleting objects including locked components.
  • Changed the priority of object selection.
  • The Grid settings are now available in a footprint creation sheet.
  • Excluded pads/vias in a static plane or a keep out area from thermal connection check by DRC.
  • Optimized the timing to show or hide the Grid when zooming in or out the screen.
  • Fixed an issue where dimensions were not displayed correctly when printing a panel sheet.
  • Fixed an issue where the Grid offset settings were not cleared when entering a value to a Grid combo box.
  • Fixed an issue that caused an error when showing PCB Information under certain circumstances.
  • Improved “Import Nets” and a pin number duplication can be now detected.
  • Fixed misbehavior in “Auto Create Restricted Area”.
  • Fixed an issue where keep out area violation was illegally detected when a keep out area existed in a filled polygon.
  • Fixed an issue where the layer type was illegally displayed as Silk in the property window when selecting multiple objects in spite of their placement layers.
  • Fixed an issue where certain data imported from DXF files could not be converted into Cutouts.

Quadcept 9.3.16 released

Fixed Issue

Common

  • Fixed an issue which caused an error when parts without stock information were found in Mouser component search.

PCB Designer

  • Fixed an issue where, in a NC drill chart, the drill marks on the list might not match the ones on the figure.
  • Fixed an issue where lands were output to unconnected inner drills despite the settings when printing a panel sheet.