The pad nº1 is fine, but the other one I can’t find a way to make it be marked as a pad.
I tried to do it with the customized option in pad properties but if it is not a polygon it isn’t marked as part of the pad.
Also, I did it with the right toolbar options but after selecting every line, I can not convert it into a pad because the anchor is not in the center (I tried to place it but still appears an error).
the reference pad needs to overlap with your graphical elements. All graphical elements need to overlap each other.
So how to build your part
First draw your arc from multiple arcs and a line. I chose to have an outer radius of 3mm and a with of 0.6mm but a maximum corner radius of 0.1mm (arbitrary for demonstration purposes.)
This means my line thickness of the arcs can be 0.2mm and i need 3 arcs to fill the “pad”.
Place 3 arcs with center at (0, 0), angle = -180°, linethickness=0.2 and starting points at (2.9, 0), (2.7, 0), (2.5, 0) respectively. The layer you place them on is unimportant for now. (I used F.SilkS)
At the end you should have something looking like this:
the width should be less because I want it of 0,1mm but now I only have to play with the width of the filling arcs and try to be more accurate. Thanks @Rene_Poschl !
My question now is:
when I try to route the tracks, the track from the pad nº 2 will start from where I placed the little pad right? so in case I want to start the track from another part of this pad I have to descompound the pad, move the small pad and create the big one again right?
(I don’t have version 5.0 yet, so I don’t have experience with the Custom Pads feature and the following suggestion may not work for you.)
You should be able to scatter multiple instances of the “small pad” along the arc - say, every 45 degrees - to create places for tracks to start from. Just be certain that EVERY ONE of those multiple pads has “Pad 2” assigned as the pad number.
There can be only one special anchor pad for the custom pad, but once it’s ready it’s possible to add independent pads along the arc, as Dale said. At least in the latest self-compiled version it works so that when you draw a track to one of those pads they are all connected. So you can choose which pad you use when routing.