Question

When I select Display > 3D Canvas, the Silkscreen Top reference designator text is missing.

 

Solution

The photoplot width of the ref des text is set to “0” and needs to be changed to a value as as described in the steps that follow.

 

To edit the text

  1. Select the menu items Setup > Design Parameters. Your menu selection opens the Design Parameter Editor.
     
  2. Open the Text tab.

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  3. Click the Ellipsis button for Setup text sizes. Your selection opens the Text Setup dialog.

     
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  4. For example, if the silkscreen text is using text block #3, enter a non-zero Photo Width value. The screen image above shows the entry of a Photo Width of 5.00 as an example.
     
  5. Verify the display of the silkscreen top text ref des by viewing the 3D canvas.

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