F4.5 Specifying footprint keepout areas
Footprint keepout area must be drawn using as a 'rule-area (keepout)' when necessary or recommended in manufacturer’s datasheet.
The area should be named according to its use (e.g. 'Antenna Keepout'), this name must be used to name the area as text also on the User.Comments layer.
Select only the appropriate layers
Check all basic rules (
Lockedmust be kept unchecked)
Outline display must be
Example of an area, named both in the dialog and on the User.Comments layer: