[Kicad] avt2 RC2

Carlos Camargo cicamargoba at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 01:08:05 EST 2010

Hi Adam

I've already uploaded the new file with both logos on silkscreen component
layer, you must:

check "Print pads on silkscreen"
un-check "Always print pads"


On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Adam Wang <adam at sharism.cc> wrote:

> Hi Carlos,
> > They are on silkscreen layer, but as modules, If you check:
> > Print pads on silkscreen
> > Always print pads
> > you can see both logos, but with this option you can see a lot of
> "garbage"
> > on this layer, I'll try to modify the .mod file directly
> Yes, I know this check. So I only selected checks as [1] for plot
> gerber file parameters. I think we can not turn this "Always Print
> Pads" on normally. The "garbage" will be the real a lot of "pads" on
> Silkscreen.
> >
> >>
> >> Today I tried to generate AI(automatic insertion file) to let SMT
> >> vendor to check if the coordinates are correct. The file was not
> >> completed on showing all smd components(on cop & cmp layers) [1].  I
> >> created [2] for help. So they should be set "Normal+Insert" attribute
> >> during module edit in advance.
> >
> > Did you fix this?
> >
> Yes, I fixed on the PCBnew in an inefficient way to select each module
> to set "Normal+Insert". If I used "Module Editor", I can change it and
> select "Update module in current board", this will only change current
> part not every same parts. So I think we need to use "Export Module"
> function to generate *.cmp file then all the same package part can be
> changed in one time hopefully. This *.cmp file we never used.
> Adam
> [1] http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/KiCad_Gerber_and_Drill_Files
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Carlos Iván Camargo Bareño
Profesor Asistente
Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
cicamargoba at unal.edu.co
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