The Update PCB Decal Outline Program updates a PowerPCB PCB Decal lib
file permitting modification of the decal outline layer and line width. Note: PowerPCB is
NOT required to run. It will for example change all decals using Layer 0 as an
outline to the preferred Layer 1.
Sample benchmark test:
Lib: common.lib (default PowerPCB lib)
# of decals: 839
Change: Layer 0 to Layer 1, Line width to 8mils
Processing time: 2.3 sec., 769 decals processed
Executable (*.exe) w/installation.
PowerPCB Versions Supported:
3.51, 4.01, 5.01
Note: other versions may work as well but have not been tested.
OS Systems Supported:
Win98SE, Win2K, XP
Imperial or metric decals processed.
Simple interface, fast processing.
- Change decal outline layer to any other valid layer.
- Change decal outline line width to any new width.
- Entire library or any selected decals processed at once.
- Process only decals of a specific layer or decals with any layer.
The Update PCB Decal Outline Program is provided free of charge courtesy
of Mindlink Technologies. You may copy and use it as you wish. You may
reference to this web page only as a link.
Note: The Update PCB Decal Outline Program must not appear
on any web site in downloadable form -but by web reference to this page only.
For easy reference please use a copy & paste operation on the
Two zip files are available for download. Select one of the
following (#1 recommended):
1. Program executable and help files. It does not require an
installation/setup process and is simply copied to a directory on your hard drive. Zip
2. Full program with all installation and necessary VB dll
files. This is a much larger download (1.4M) so only download if above file fails to
run. If you have never installed VB executables on your computer before you may want
Complete installation and operating instructions are included in each zip file.
Please report any bugs to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You are also welcome to provide comments and enhancement suggestions.
Updates will be posted to this page.