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How do you add a (smd) pad to a footprint in Allegro? I've created 2 smdpad.Then I used the package wizard to create a footprint. But I want to replace 2 pads with another size of pad...
How can I do this?
you can replace the pad from the Tools->padstacks->replace
but you should put the .pad file into the path you have defined in the user reference ,design path , padpath
hope this can help you~
In reply to tonychen:
When I do this:Tools->padstacks->replace - click on the pad
It gives an error: E- Symbol and Pin must be '*' when replace = old.
What do I have to do next?
Go back into the part editor (open up the .dra file) and replace the pad correctly in your library. Then in the board editor (.brd file), do a pakage update and the part with the corrected pads will show up.
Make sure your paths are set up correctly to find the updates properly.
In reply to redwire:
redwire Go back into the part editor (open up the .dra file) and replace the pad correctly in your library. Then in the board editor (.brd file), do a pakage update and the part with the corrected pads will show up.
Thnx for the answers ,But how can I add 2 different pads to one footprint? The IC I'm making a footprint for requires 6 pads (2 different sizes). How can I do this? If I use the footprint wizard (package wizard), I can only select 1 pad.