The SOLIDWORKS PCB IPC Footprint Wizard is probably one of the most anticipated features for SOLIDWORKS PCB 2018; we expect this to reduce creation time, increase accuracy and create the necessary step files to synchronize with SOLIDWORKS. Along with creating high pin out packages it follows IPC-73551 standard.
Where to find these features:
Launch the PCB library > Tools > IPC Footprint Wizard
The wizard will only launch with the PCB sheet open in SOLIDWORKS PCB and the tools ribbon has two options for IPC Footprint wizard.
The IPC complaint footprints can also be created in batches using this tool and derives all the creation information from CSF or spreadsheets.
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