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October 6, 2014 AT 9:38 am

KiCad – Adding bridges / links to single sided PCB layouts

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KiCad – Adding bridges / links to single sided PCB layouts @ “Domipheus Labs”.

Any PCB Ive designed has been single sided due to my simple PCB etch process. Ive been using KiCad for schematic designs and decided to try to take a design from schematic through to full PCB layout. KiCad has certainly got a fair share of UI issues, but for me it seems to be holding up for what I need from it – until I needed to put a bridge (or link, whatever you call them) on the board layout. Of course a bridgeless layout is always what you strive for, but I expected there to be an easy way to put them into the design.


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