You can create a deletion area by copying the shape of another object. This command is useful for copying the shape of objects of different types.

Creates an area of deletion from the geometry of the object copied to the clipboard. The objects that export their form to the clipboard are as follows: Line, Curve, Arc, Circle, Ellipse, Rectangle, Shape, Courtyard, Board, Copper, Cutout, Keepout, Deletion.

To create a deletion area

Perform the following operations:

  1. Select the object from which to copy the shape.

  2. Copy the geometry of the object to the clipboard. Choose the Edit » Copy command or click the button in the toolbar.

  3. Create the deletion object by reading the geometry from the clipboard. Choose the command PCB » Copper » Deletion » Paste Shape or click the button in the toolbar.
    The deletion area is created in the center of the PCB.

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