TIL in KiCad it's easy to lock footprints or tracks by selecting them and just pressing L. Then it won't be shoved around by the interactive autorouter.

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sure, KiCad has its quirks, but have you tried Altium? 🤢

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@bamfic I don't know if this counts as complex (293 nets, 1325 pads) but yes KiCad is more than capable. It crashed on me only once, while back then when I was using Altium (v14) it kept crashing much more often on simpler designs.

The only thing I miss from Altium is its unroute tool. But the KiCad autorouter is often smart enough that I don't even need to unroute.

@uint8_t So far I've worked a lot with geda (gschem/pcb), though not for impedance critical stuff. Worked great for scripting, did you ever try it?

@chrysn not seriously, no. I might look into it later if the time pressure is low.

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