Why is connector sometimes red?
I got a part working and am happy with it save one little flaw. If you look at the following image: http://www.smileymicros.com/download/Why_red.jpg you see that the connectors labeled ANALOG 2, ANALOG 0, and the rightmost bottom GND have a reddish cast. How can if fix this?
The reddish cast is actually normal, it means that there is nothing connected to that connector. (Now that we use ratsnests in breadboard view, this may be redundant.) For example, if you drop a resistor into breadboard view (and don't put it on a breadboard) you will see all of its connectors tinted red. When connectors are highlighted in green, it means they are connected to something.
So this suggests the connectors on your part may not be working correctly. Normally, when you hover your mouse over a connector, the entire part should be highlighted in grey and just the connector should highlight in blue. If the mouse is hovering over the part and the whole thing has a reddish cast, it means that there is some kind of mismatch between the connectors as defined in the fzp file, and the connector IDs in the svg file.
Email the part to the usual place if you want me to take a look.
This is for other's who might face this issue.
Jonathan told me that the problem was that unlike all the rest of the pins, these three were male. He said that the female parts don't show the red tint. It was my mistake to not name the female when I created the part so I change the .fzp file and now the part works like intended!
Thanks to Jonathan!
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