Tech Tip: Swap Conductive Layers using Restriction/Block in CR-8000 Design Force


Sometimes, engineering requirements force designers to swap the position of conductive layers in a board stackup. With CR-8000 Design Force, you can do this simply and quickly by using the Restriction/Block functions.

To swap conductive layers in Design Force, select the Restriction/Block tab. The following video demonstrates the necessary steps:

Jeff Perry
Jeff Perry
Applications Engineer at Zuken USA.
Jeff Perry is a Customer Support Applications Engineer. He focuses on customer support for CR-5000/CR-8000 Tool Suites. Jeff provides instruction on Zuken tools at customer sites or via the web. He also puts together Application Notes, Tool Tips and Tech Tips which help improve customer productivity. He enjoys golf and spending time with his grandson.