Change the Pad Sizes in Ultiboard?

Updated Dec 22, 2021

Environment

Software

  • Ultiboard
  • Multisim

To change pad sizes for a number of components placed on the Ultiboard workspace, follow this guide.

Selection of pads:

  • Left-click on the pad you want to change the size of, To select multiple pads, hold shift and select the pads you required
  • Alternatively, you can disable the selection for other objects using the selection toolbar. Once you have only enabled Through Hole and Surface Mount Devices, you can select all the ones required by left-clicking¬†and dragging.
  • Right-click on a single pad and select properties. This will bring up a Hole Properties window¬†allowing you to configure the TH and SMD properties as required.

Configuring Pad Settings

  • To control the shape and size of the through-hole pin, use the Pad tab. The preview in the Shape area of this tab shows the pad as it was created. The Selection Preview shows how the pad appears on the workspace.