Stephen Hughes

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  • Design Spark crashes - any progress?

    Many moons ago I reported an issue where DSPCB often crashes when you try and output the manufacturing plots. It even crashes with simple things like selecting which layers to output. Has any progr...

  • Splash screen

    I see it's back.... Something I don't think got answered last time - is there a way to turn it off? Also, Internet Explorer? Really? What happened to using the default browser? But if not, why use ...

  • Bug - undo doesn't work while placing vias

    For some reason, undo (Ctrl-Z) doesn't work while you are placing vias. You have to cancel via placing mode then undo then go back in to via placing mode. Only really an issue when placing ground p...

  • File browser issue

     Pretty sure I've seen this reported previously but I'm still having issues with the file browser. Seems to work OK for an indeterminate period (hours to weeks) but then becomes very unresponsive. ...

  • Zooming issue

    This one seems to go back a while in DS but sometimes, especially with smaller PCBs, using Zoom All doesn't zoom properly. Usually the PCB ends up towards the bottom left of the display. In all cas...

  • Technology Files still borked?

    There still seems to be problems with the technology files in DS8.1. I needed to edit the default one to avoid conflicts when I merged pad styles with existing PCBs so I created a new PCB using the...

  • Update Components options don't persist

    There appears to be a bug on 8.1 with the options in the 'Update Components' dialogue. I had to untick these to force some component pin name positions to update but now they always stay unticked. ...

  • Do you find 8.1 less stable?

    I've been running DS8.1 for 3 days now and it's crashed twice already, losing work in the process. I did have problems going back to DS4 or 5 with regular crashes but that seems to have been fixed ...

  • Copper pours in 8.1

    Just gone to do a copper pour in 8.1 and noticed the dialogue has changed, mainly that the options for whether to apply thermal relief have been removed. Is there any way to get these back? Looks n...

  • Printing schematics as PDF

    Is there any way to alter the print to PDF settings within DS? I've just printed four sheets of a design and they come out at around 15MB each. Imported the PDFs in to Libre Office and exported as ...