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how to remove or correct ugly looking copper pour regions

ican7 , 09-08-2015, 07:33 AM
I would like to Remove or correct some of the left over looking polygons on the board. I attached a picture of a Ballgrid region as an example. Is there any tool or method in Altium to remove or make them look better?
robertferanec , 09-08-2015, 08:00 AM
If I wanted to remove the copper under BGA, I would probably draw a polygon pour cutout (PCB: Place -> Polygon Pour Cutout and then refresh the polygon).
ican7 , 09-10-2015, 02:49 AM
Thank you Robert I used the cut out feature to remove the polygon pour under the BGA and It looks better now. How about the left over copper pour between some traces. How can I remove them? Please find the picture.
robertferanec , 09-10-2015, 03:14 AM
You can do something, but they will always look like that. Here is what you can try.

Double click on the polygon and:
- check "Remove Dead Cooper"
- play with the value: "Remove Necks When Copper Width Less Than"
- play with the value "Remove Islands Less Than"
- manually draw it
ican7 , 09-10-2015, 03:51 AM
Thank you Robert, It helped.
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