Hi. I've always made through-hole PCBs mostly for hobby applications, but have decided to give SMD a go (SOIC).
I use the pad button then right-click to change the style (to SMD) and add dimensions of the pad BEFORE placing. I placed my required rectangular SMD pads (0.00 drill hole size), routed all my traces, and all was well.
When I uploaded the Gerbers to OSH Park, the render shows the pads on both sides on the PCB. This threw me as I hadn't twigged this previously (probably because I'm used to this from through-hole stuff).
When I try to change the layer to [top] to address this, the software adds vias directly underneath all my pads that are connected to bottom copper traces.
So my question is - how do you make 'traditional' SMD pads that only show on one side?
Thanks in advance
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