Is there a way to change the diameter of Header holes / Pin holes?
Hi, I have been working on a complicated circuit the last few months, using a combination of 0.1mm spaced headers and slightly larger 0.156" spaced headers. I just recieved my protoype board from the PCB printer, only to discover the 0.156" spaced headers require larger holes since the pins on the power connectors I'm using are thicker (approx 1.5mm in dia). Is there a way of changing the hole size of the 0.1mm spaced pins I have been using, or do I have to drag and drop new Headers into place, re-wiring every connection to them? Incidentally, all my 0.156" headers are only 1 unit, placed on a 0.156" grid (my way round making a new 0.156" spaced connector part). Helpful advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks :)
Sorry - the above message was a complicated way of saying I need to change the size of the holes in a header that's already been placed on the board :) There don't seem to be the options I need in the Inspector so I'm expect my only option is to delete all the headers I have and re-connect the traces. Argh! So near but so far once again...
Pointing me to a Fritzing 0.156" spaced header would improve what could have been a much better day! Thanks Frtitzingers.
The option to change hole size for pinheaders, screw terminal, mystery parts, sips, and dips will be available in Fritzing 0.7.5 which is due out pretty soon (we're still fixing some bugs, so I can't promise a date yet). If your deadline is too tight to wait for the official release, you can build from source.
You would have to make a custom part for a 0.156" spaced header.
Hi Jonathan. That's great news - I can hang on and hack the board I've got until the new release is ready. btw - we met years ago (I'm a friend of Durrell's) - I'm a big fan of Fritzing. Having lived through three updates already, I feel I know it intimately :) I tried a few other other programs and they really sucked. Great to see it's being developed regularly - keep up the good work! :))
I knew the name sounded familiar, but couldn't switch contexts.
Thanks for the kind words--after three updates, you would know Fritzing all too well.
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