Enhanced Violation Reporting

This document is no longer available beyond version 16.0. Information can now be found here: Interrogating & Resolving Design Violations for version 24


PCB Rules and Violations Panel

The PCB Rules and Violations panel now automatically launches and becomes active when the DRC batch process completes. 

Improved Violation Feedback

DRC violation feedback is now condensed into the PCB Rules and Violations panel to make it more accessible. Information has been added to Rule Type Violation descriptions to ensure that feedback includes all critical information.

Areas with Improved Feedback

DRC violation feedback that has been improved includes the following areas:

  • Routing
    • Width
    • Routing Layers
    • Differential Pairs Routing
  • High Speed
    • Parallel Segment
    • Length
    • Matched Lengths
  • Manufacturing 
    • Acute Angle

Example: Routing - Width

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