Tips and Tricks

There are quite a few features that make day-to-day usage easier but might not be immediately obvious.

Quickly start tracks an net lines

Drag away from a pad or pin to start drawing a track or a net line.

Duplicating objects

Hold down Ctrl and drag selected objects to duplicate them.

Panning without a middle mouse button

Drag with the left mouse button while holding down shift to pan the viewport.

Versatile length input

All input fields for lengths support more than just typing in millimeters. See Numeric Entries for what else they can do.

Sorting pool items by modification time

Right click the column headers in any pool browser to sort most recently modified items first: