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Post subject: PowerPCB? 1 design in 2 PowerPCB editing ???
Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 1:33 am
If I had one PCB
design and wanted to give two people to edit (one person editing left
hand side part, another person editing righ hand side part), after they
finished their parts, how could I combine these two edited PCB file
into one finially in the PowerPCB? Moreover, what could I set it in
the PowerPCB before edition for final combination?
Post subject: Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 3:42
Joined: Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:02 pm
What I would do before moving to
such PCB layout is to make a hierarchical schematics that will detail
all the connections between the various blocks and by this minimized
the chances for mistakes. In addition both the PCB layouts would have
to contain the same number of layers and layer structure and maintain
the same guidelines and DRC settings.
One of my recent PCB layout
was done by more than 1 person (both on the same board one was doing
the digital and the other the RF) if you don't keep these guidelines
it can be prone to errors that can result in another spin of PCB layout.
I haven't done that on PowerPCB but these guidelines are general and
of course can match to any PCB layout tool!