[PCB_FORUM] Re: new board

sounds too easy, thanks.

toswanstrum@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

>Sam,
>One quick and dirty way would be to extract a placement file from the
>pcb, delete the parts from the board, rename the footprints in the
>placement file to your names, and then import the placement file back
>into the board. One issue to watch for is the rotation that the parts
>are built in vs. how they are placed in the board. If after you import
>them in you notice rotation issues these can be adjusted in the
>placement file and reimported. Like I say this is quick and dirty and
>will match the schematic electrically but won't have the same
>footprints.
>
>Tom
>-----Original Message-----
>From: sjcharles@xxxxxxx [mailto:sjcharles@xxxxxxx]
>Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 3:06 PM
>To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [PCB_FORUM] new board
>
>
>group:
>
>I'm currently doing an eco to an older brd completed by a different
>group. We have the same cadence software, and we are using the same
>schematic, but we have a different database of footprints. Such as they
>have r0603 and we use res0603. I'm assuming this will remove all of
>their parts off the pcb. What is the best way to replace their parts
>with ours?
>Thanks
>Sam
>
>
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