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can I do cut out sections?

option8 6 years, 2 months ago

Is it possible to specify a section of my board to be cut out of the body of the board? 

For example, a rectangle in the middle of the board for the battery to sit.

Jonathan Cohen 6 years, 2 months ago

Hi Option8.

Yes, this is possible. You must make a custom board shape with a cutout in the board's SVG path element (in Inkscape you can use Path operations like Difference or Exclusion to make the hole--there are probably similar operations in other SVG editors). Then in Fritzing select the default rectangular PCB shape in your sketch and click the "load image file" button in the Inspector.

Cheers,

- j