If your schematic have a lot of components, it will be difficult to layout the PCB , so EasyEDA provides a powerful function “Cross Probe And Place”.

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Cross Probe And Place will make the footprints’ location match the schematic’s parts’ location as much as it possibly can.

How to use:

  • Convert the schematic to PCB first, and save at current project.
  • Select the components area by mouse in the schematic, and then click the “Cross Probe And Place”, hotkey “CTRL + SHIFT + X”.
  • The editor will switch to the PCB, and choose the footprints as you selected for waiting for placing.
  • Right click to place, and the mouse will keep the drag status, its easy for adjusting the footprints’ location.

Notice:

  • You don’t need to open PCB first before using this function in the schematic. Editor will open the PCB automatically.
  • If your project has many PCBs, and didn’t open anyone yet, the editor will open the first one automatically; If you already open a PCB, and this function will be valid for this PCB.

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