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Default CSYS Placement in ECAD Components


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Does anyone know what determines where the default CSYS is placed in Pro/E generated ECAD components that are created form imported EMN and EMP files that were exported from PowerPCB?

I'm looking for the easiest way to match up the CSYS's of the EMN/EMP generated model and the more detailed Pro/E that we have created so we can auto substitute in the PCB assembly via the ecad_hint.map file.

Any help is greatly appreciated in advance.

Brad Hacker

ME CAD Admin

Zebra Technologies Corp.


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The default CSYS position is the origin of the PCB symbol.

You need to match the ProE model CSYS position and orientation with the PCB symbol origin.