Eagle – Put components on the bottom layer

luca 29/11/2012 3

Eagle, by default, puts all the components on the PCB’s top layer, usually displayed with red color:

Choose the Mirror tool:

and click on your component: Eagle will move it on the bottom layer, displayed with the blu color:


  1. Schwuuuuup 03/12/2012 at 14:44 - Reply

    … or just click the Middle Mouse Button

  2. Rob 05/09/2015 at 16:05 - Reply

    This seems to only work for smd’s. Can’t swap radial capacitor :(

  3. Rob 07/09/2015 at 13:56 - Reply

    Ah, yes you can move anything to the bottom.
    Just move the traces by right mouse>properties on a trace and choose the layer to move it to. :)

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