From: "Leon Heller"
Subject: Re: pcb software
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 14:06:46 -0000
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"Tilmann Reh" wrote in message
> Robert Baer schrieb:
> > Eagle Cad was totally useless.
> > It did not have the parts (schematic *or* layout) i am using.
> > Completely non-intuitive (to me), frustrating as all hell to get
> > parts, place, rotate, label, etc.
> > CorelDraw 3.0 is more functional.
> I really wonder if we're talking about the same software...
> I am (extensively) working with EAGLE for about 12 years now,
> and it has the most powerful and intuitive CAD software I've ever
> seen (and I've seen very many!).
> There are many libraries coming with the software or available
> for download, and if something is missing, it's added in just a few
Eagle is the most non-intuitive piece of software I've ever seen. Whilst it
can be used effectively once one gets used to its esoteric user interface,
it requires about twice as many keystrokes and mouse operations for any
given operation as the Pulsonix software I use:
Pulsonix is more expensive, but the additional cost will quickly be
recovered in terms of design time saved.
I really went off Eagle when I saw a former colleague of mine (who knew it
well) spending about eight days on a PCB, that I could have done in about
one day with Pulsonix.
Leon Heller, G1HSM