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Quick Tutorial: Shapes and Planes

Learn how to use the OrCAD shape creation management tool to save time when creating shapes and planes in your PCB design.
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What You Will Learn

  • How to create a copper plane or shape
  • How to route and place components in copper shapes
  • How to merge copper shapes
  • How to edit shape boundaries and edges

Course Summary

Design time is a precious commodity nowadays and waiting for shapes to repour each time an adjustment is made is no longer an option. The shape creation management tool within OrCAD allows you to easily create and adjust shapes in real-time. Now you can work smarter, not harder.

This quick tutorial is intended to provide step-by-step instructions on shape creation and management using OrCAD PCB Designer Professional.

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