Saving a file stores your board design on your computer disk. You can save your work at any time while designing. For example, you will generally want to save your work after making several changes.

alt To save the current design:
  1. Choose File | Save. For a new file, a dialog box appears ...
  2. In Save in choose the folder where you want to save your file.
  3. In File Name type the file name.
  4. Click Save.

alt Pad2Pad automatically saves your board periodically. To disable automatic saving or change the frequency uncheck Edit | Preferences | General | Enable automatic saving or enter a new time period in Autosave every.