22 June 2012 Altium design secret three: Using board cutouts in components Board cutouts make it easier to create routed, non round holes in the pcb for mechanical elements such as plastic mounting tabs and bosses. But in some instances it's best to make the cutout part of a component. There are some careful considerations needed when doing this as this video shows. Author Altium Comment on this article Websites http://www.altium.com/ Companies Altium Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.