Question about Eagle CAD (when editing schematics / board)

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I generated a simple schematic in EagleCAD, switched to board view and have successfully laid out a small prototype board. Now I discovered I made a small error in the schematic and made the correct changes in schematic view.

How do I bring those changes back to my board view? When I click the schematic/board button I get the error "ERROR: Board and schematic are not consistent!".

Hopefully I don't have to re-layout my whole board as I am happy with the physical locations of my components.

Any insight into this is appreciated!
Jason

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Well, IF you had changed the schematic when the board view was open, it would have been updated then, automatically.

In your Eagle, help, look for Forward&Back Annotation. Under that should be "Consistency Check". Near the end of that section, it tells what to do.

It says:

Making a Board and Schematic consistent
To make an inconsistent pair of board and schematic files consistent, you have to manually fix any inconsistency listed in the ERC protocol file. This can be done by applying editor commands like NAME, VALUE, PINSWAP, REPLACE etc. After fixing the inconsistencies you must use the ERC command again to check the files and eventually activate Forward&Back Annotation.

Jim

 

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Unfortunately I only had the schematic open when I made the changes. I did not know I needed to leave the schematic view open for any updates to take place.

Thanks for your help. I was able to get my board view to match my schematic.

Jason