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  • Attribute Layer

    Add a Attribute layer. ON this layer we can make all the same shapes and text as normal but it is not part of the production part. The info doesn't need to be sent with the file. This way I can mark gauge and meter face outlines to represent the overhang and space the actual meter will take up. I can also leave design notes and not worry about removing them before sending the panel.



    Posted By: Glenn Berden on Aug 30, 2011 09:15PM Category: Whishes

    Hello again Glenn,


    Thank you for contacting us with your suggestion for Front Panel Designer.


    We are considering the idea of a Design Layer that could be used for notes, footprints of parts, and specifications in a future release.


    We will notify our developers of your suggestion.



    Paul Birkeland

    Front Panel Express

    Customer Service Manager



    Posted By: Paul Birkeland on Aug 30, 2011 11:33PM


    I think it's frequently necessary to indicate dimensions on any display or printout of a drawing. I would like to see some way to add printed dimensions to a design.

    Posted By: Carey Fisher on Dec 14, 2011 08:35PM


    I will express interest in this feature as well. It would be useful for keep-out zones.

    Posted By: Jason Meeusen on Feb 22, 2012 11:28PM


    Did anything ever happen with this idea? I also like Carey Fishers' idea about showing dimensions. We'd like this for our documentation.

    Posted By: Tom Paden on Aug 15, 2017 05:01PM


    Hi Tom,

    Unfortunately that is not a feature that our developers have implemented and it will not be available going forward.

    Hopefully one day it can be.

    Posted By: Adrian on Aug 15, 2017 10:29PM


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