Manually Routing a Track

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Manually Routing a Track

To start manually routing a track double click on any segment. Double click again or press the ESC key to end manual routing. The routing will automatically end when you reach the target (see below).

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Double Click to start manual routing

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Routing starts from nearest vertex (pad/via/junction or corner). Normal cursor (left) Full cross cursor (right)

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Pressing Space key automatically adds a via

(see more commands below)

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Cross cursor turns green to indicate end.

Click to end the route or

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Double click or press ESC to end partial routing

 

Keyboard Shortcuts

KEY

ACTION

Backspace

Undo the last manual route, e.g. undo a track layer change.

F12

Redo the last undone manual route, e.g. redo a track layer change.

Escape

End the manual routing.

Space

Change to the next layer and automatically add/remove vias.

+

Change up to the next layer and automatically add/remove vias, this will wrap round to the bottom layer if the current track layer if the top layer.

-

Move down one layer and automatically add/remove vias, this will wrap round to the top layer if the current track layer if the bottom layer.

J

Start or end a jumper

T

Change to the top layer, adding/removing vias if necessary

B

Change to the bottom layer, adding/removing vias if necessary

S

Toggle snap to grid. Turns it on/off