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Re: [PATCH] Option to subtract soldermask from silkscreen in gerber output
> Board manufacturers typically do not print silkscreen on areas without
> soldermask. Nevertheless, it would be nice to have proper gerbers to
> begin with, i.e., gerbers with no silkscreen in soldermaskless areas.
> Of course, most of the problem can be taken care of by drawing the
> footprints properly. However, sometimes the silkscreen of one
> footprint ends up on the pads of another one (think components under a
> so-dimm card, for example). The attached patch adds an option to
> subtract the soldermask from the silkscreen when doing gerber output.
Committed in version 2644.
Fixed in version 2645.
Fixes: function header, space above single line comments, expandable
dialog box problems.