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Re: Aperture allocation
Thu, 25 Jun 2009 06:36:00 -0000
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@...> wrote:
> Sorry I took so long to respond to this but I have been on vacation for
> the past 10 days so I'm still catching up. Please don't remove HPGL
> unless you can provide an alternative format for direct export to one of
> the major CAD file formats (DXF, IGES, STEP, etc.). I currently use a
> conversion program to convert HPGL to DXF so our mechanical designer can
> easily import my PCB layouts. Some CAD programs offer Gerber support
> but a significant cost. HPGL provides me an affordable alternative.
Don't fear I'm not going to rip out HPGL :P Also with the new plotting infrastructure it should be easy to add DXF...
BTW I had the same problem...