Kicad 6 global design rules - track width list

V6 is wonderful. I’m still a newbie but so far my learning experience has been really good and everything is falling into place.

I would like to create a set of track widths (the usual, 008, 010, 012, 016, 024 and 036) and have them global rather than project specific.

I can’t find the menu/dialog to set this up.

Thanks for your help,


Application: KiCad PCB Editor (64-bit)

Version: (6.0.0-rc2), release build

wxWidgets 3.1.5
libcurl/7.78.0-DEV Schannel zlib/1.2.11

Platform: Windows 10 (build 19043), 64-bit edition, 64 bit, Little endian, wxMSW

Build Info:
Date: Dec 16 2021 18:01:09
wxWidgets: 3.1.5 (wchar_t,wx containers)
Boost: 1.76.0
OCC: 7.5.0
Curl: 7.78.0-DEV
ngspice: 35
Compiler: Visual C++ 1929 without C++ ABI

Build settings:

I don’t think that it’s possible to have this list global for all projects.

In the board Setup window try the button “import Settings…” on the bottom left of the dialog-window. It should allow you to copy the settings from your last project.

For more information, see this thread: My track widths and Via sizes disappear when closing

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