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No PCB when starting a new project

gooberpat , 03-20-2023, 10:02 AM
I have drawn a circular board outline (using mechanical layer 1) and placed 4 switch contacts of copper (top layer) with in the circle. However, I don't have a PCB. When I generate gerbers I see only the 4 switch contacts but no board outline or PCB - just the four switch contacts floating in space. I must have missed a step, but I don't know what.
qdrives , 03-20-2023, 02:05 PM
Activate mechanical layer 1.
Goto single layer mode with only that layer visible (shift-S)
Design / Board shape / Define board shape from selected components.
robertferanec , 03-27-2023, 02:14 AM
Sometimes, when you are redrawing the whole PCB you need to tell altium what stackup that PCB is using - sometimes this information is lost during redrawing and no PCB is visible.

Be sure it is assigned correctly, you can use PCB Panel -> Layer Stack Regions to double check that

Abdullah Ansari , 03-28-2023, 04:12 AM
Select outline and press dsd on leyboard.
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