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  • 2 hours ago

    if you have a pour outline, when you right-click to pour copper there is a check box to remove isolated islands during the pour.
  • 10 hours ago

    Interesting question, what was the cause of the island? Normally at least in my designs the pad spacing/pad size combination allows the powerplane to be intact.
    If you have placed tracks on the...
  • 11 hours ago

    By default, they are in the ProgramData path of the drive where you installed DSE:
    C:\ProgramData\DesignSpark Electricaldata\TitleBlock
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    In DSM click the 'Download 3D Models' tab. When the page loads right click and 'Copy shortcut' the link as shown in the attachment.
    Paste the link in Microsoft Edge. search for model.Use the 'Download...
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    It wouldn't hurt for it to have antibacterial properties, for added protection against other illnesses spread by bacteria. But Covid-19 is spread by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. A virus is DNA...
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