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Re: gEDA-user: pcb: strategies for 2-layer polygon planes? (chopped up polygons...)

On Wed, 11 May 2011 02:16:03 +0200
Kai-Martin Knaak <kmk@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Colin D Bennett wrote:
> > Does anyone have any strategies or tips for general design of ground
> > planes in 2-layer PCBs?  Do you do a ground flood, or do you remove
> > all extra copper?
> I usually route everything, including ground connections with
> ordinary tracks. Then I select all ground connections and set their
> join flag with the setflag() action and draw a large polygon.
> Sometimes I need to draw additional rectangles because the dicer
> removed some parts.

Sounds like a good way to do it.  Thanks for the suggestion.


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