The new Genesis Backup tool enables you to backup jobs on a network repository and restore them when you need them. Among other benefits, this enables you to keep several versions of the same job. The Backup and Restore functions are part of the Filemenu in the Engineering Toolkit. Here you can select the jobs to be restored or deleted. You can filter your selection according to a number of different criteria: • Genesis user name • Customer name •Data Repository name • Date when job was last accessed, backed up, or created • User-designed custom filter created with the same methods used to create job filters in the Genesis clipboard.(See Doc. 102, Engineering Toolkit, for more information on creating job filters.) Once the list of jobs appears in the display area, you can select only those jobs that require further processing. • Select the desired jobs by clicking on the job name. • Select multiple jobs by holding down the CTRLkey and then clicking on the job names desired. You may Select Alljobs that appear in the list by clicking the appropriate button. Or you may clear the list and start over by clicking Clear All. Creating a Backup Repository To create a backup repository: 1. Create a folder in which you will place the configuration and setup files. Example: C:\genesis\backup. 2. Define a new environment variable, FRONTLINE_BACKUP_DIR, and then add the path to the backup folder in the variable definition. 3. Inside the backup folder indicated by FRONTLINE_BACKUP_DIR, insert two new text files bakdblistand bakconfig. Update them according to the instructions below New Resize Algorithm A new algorithm for the Resize operation, introduced in Version 10.0, eliminates all unexpected behaviors that may occur during Resize operations. It also improves Fill and Pattern Fill operations. I/O Support for Input of New IPC2581A Format As of version 10, Genesis can support input in the new IPC2581A format. This is a licensed option - it requires the inp2581license. Data input is carried out through the standard Import Job function. Disclaimer This input was tested only on the sample data provided by the IPC2581 consortium. Frontline recommends at this stage to ask customers to send reference data (ODB++ or RS274X) to validate the input. Graphic Editor Interactive Spacing Repair Editor Introduction The Interactive Spacing Editorenables you to define spacing requirements between two selected features at the start of the editing process, and provides the tools necessary to change one or both features in order to obtain the desired spacing. Note If the two selected features touch each other, definition of spacing requirements cannotbe performed. There is often a need to resolve interactively spacing problems between board features. The features could be on the same layer (copper2copper, clearance2clearance) or on different layers (clearance2copper, drill2copper, rout2copper). Genesis provides a number of DFM actions to resolve spacing difficulties, but these DFM actions cannot solve ALL possible spacing problems, as it would be far too complicated to define rules that would cover every possible spacing repair problem. A better solution would be to create automaticDFM actions to solve the majority of definable spacing problems, and use an interactive tool to repair the more complex, or less obvious, problems. Existing Genesis repair tools enable you to move and stretch different features on a board, but none of these tools enables you to define the spacing required between features as a starting point of the editing

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