Because I had done few boards since upgrading to EAGLE 5.8, I thought of
the radical idea of reading the manual to catch up with any new tricks.
That is when I followed the tutorial method for polygon pouring and ran
into troubles. The missing linkages can be subtle and easily missed if you
just believe in the tutorial.
I think you are confirming the tutorial is wrong. Sad as most people trust
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