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Move footprint components on grid

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mechamania
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Move footprint components on grid

Hi
I can move the components of a footprint around. I can move with grid sized steps. But I can not move exactly on to the grid positions.
Once you component is off grid, how to move it on to the grid again?

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jorge_garcia2
in reply to: mechamania

Hi @mechamania ,

 

I hope you're doing well. Hold the ctrl key before you left click to move a component, that will snap it to the current grid. If you want to locate it somewhere specifically you can left-click on the part and then adjust the location in the Inspector.

 

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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Message 3 of 7
mechamania
in reply to: jorge_garcia2

When I hold down the ctrl key when left-clicking the component, the component just toggles its selection status and does not move with the mouse!

Message 4 of 7
jorge_garcia2
in reply to: mechamania

Hi @mechamania ,

 

Try it following this procedure:

 

Click the move icon

Click on the component you want to move

Now with the component floating hold the control key and move the component you'll see it snap to the grid.

 

Let me know if it still doesn't work.

 

Best Regards,



Jorge Garcia
​Product Support Specialist for Fusion 360 and EAGLE

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robert1356
in reply to: mechamania

@jorge_garcia2 OR, if you're on a Mac, it's Command-Click

Message 6 of 7
jdebussc
in reply to: mechamania

Can we please add a button to "align to grid" that can operate easily on a selection of parts?

Message 7 of 7
jorge_garcia2
in reply to: mechamania

Hi @jdebussc,

 

We have  such a button. Make sure your selection only contains components. Then in the inspector under quick actions you'll see the option to align to grid. See bottom of the image.

jorgegarcia_0-1698954843716.png

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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