Hi guys and a happy new year. In the older layout product there was an option to "Allow Editing of Footprints" in the layout tool. With this option checked a user could have a footprint in Layout and then on the fly while routing a board move the positions of pads/silkscreen etc while still retaining net information from the corresponding symbol in capture.
Is there a way to do the same in "Allegro/Orcad PCB" ?
Or any possible work-arounds to accomplish moving pins in a packaged symbol when laying out a board.
As long as you are not changing the number of electrical pins then yes, there is a simple method: edit->properties
select the symbol on the board, check the property "Unfixed Pins", and apply
Now you can edit->move, find pins, and happily reposition the pins for that symbol. Does not affect library.