Tech Tip: How to Generate Offset Vias from a Via in CR-8000 Design Force


CR-8000 Design Force 2017 has improved the offset via function by adding efficiency in pulling out tracks from vias, creating BGA designs and build-up designs. The controls are based on the following:

  • Qualified padstacks
  • Rule-based layer pair vias
  • Parameters specified in the offset via command panel

The following video shows how to set up and use the offset via feature in Design Force.


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.