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Footprint pad array 4 sides

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duncanBC5DV
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Footprint pad array 4 sides

Is it possible to create a pad array with 4 sides

 

When I select either SMD or PTH pad array tools, it starts with left and right selected, top and bottom are grayed out. If I deselect left and right, I can select top or bottom, but then left and right are greyed out. Am I missing something?

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jorge_garcia2
in reply to: duncanBC5DV

Hi @duncanBC5DV,

 

I hope you're doing well. It sounds like you want to use all 4 sides. Currently the array commands don't support 4 sided footprints.

 

I'll make a ticket for this so that this can be improved. For now if you need a 4 sided footprint you can run the current array functions twice. You are not missing anything.

 

Let me know if there's anything else I can do for you.

 

Best Regards,



Jorge Garcia
​Product Support Specialist for Fusion 360 and EAGLE

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duncanBC5DV
in reply to: jorge_garcia2

Thanks for the prompt reply @jorge_garcia2 

 

I must say I'm still a little bit concerned as to how this feature was released without supporting 4 sides, it brings the validation testing into question, perhaps you can pass that on to your colleagues.

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duncanBC5DV
in reply to: jorge_garcia2

Any movement on this issue @jorge_garcia2 ? It's been 8 months. I tried to run the 2-sided pin array twice and got some very strange results:

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