Add rectangle objectsΒΆ

image0 Press Add rectangle component outline button
image1 Press Add rectangle placement outline button
image2 Press r (Placement outline)
image3 Add pad -> Rectangle -> Select layer Add rectangle -> Select layer

A rectangle object will be added. When the spacebar is pressed, an dialogbox will popup, and the rectangle parameters can be edited by hand. The first two parameters are the width, and height. The optional third and four parameter is the rectangle center. When the first character typed is a @ the coordinates will be relative against the Relative (grid)position. The coordinates typed in will be used with the current units (dimension).

image4 Add rectangle SMD pads with solder and paste mask

image5 Add through hole pads with solder mask and drill hole

Add pad -> rectangle

A rectangle (solid) pad can be added on the following layers:

Add rectangle

A rectangle (open) can be added on the following layers: