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Re: Help building on F16


On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 9:55 AM, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am not a DXF specialist.
> However, AFAIK, generic DXF format does not know filled lines (or arcs).
> They are output as sketch shapes.
> ( From my point of view DXF is one of most stupid and obscure formats I have
> seen )
> Do not expect filled shapes when using a DXF viewer.

I have previously used a library called libdxfrw to read dxf files.
Maybe that could be used in kicad, too. For writing and reading (not
that it adds any missing features into the format itself). I'd be
interested in the reading part for importing complex board outlines,
dimension lines etc. into pcbnew. I remember somebody expressing
concerns about a dxf import function producing lots of bug reports due
to file format version compatibility issues. Maybe using a dedicated
library would help there.


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