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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.

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