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Re: Gerber Plot last options.[INFO]
What about have it a tabbed dialog, such that the plot/generate would act
more like a common thing?
Den 25/10/2016 19.37 skrev "jp charras" <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> Le 24/10/2016 à 19:26, Simon Wells a écrit :
> > I realise this is sorta off track but as its sort of related is there
> > any particular reason that plot gerbers doesn't just do the drill file
> > as well? as it can be a rather easy thing to miss clicking the
> > generate drill file
> Well, this is a bit off topic, but Plot Gerber files and Generate drill
> files are 2 different
> dialogs, because the Excellon format has its own settings, not related to
> the Gerber files settings.
> It will be more easier to generate plot+drill files all in once when
> Pcbnew is able to generate the
> drill files using the Gerber format.
> > On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 7:28 AM, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Le 19/09/2016 à 13:58, jp charras a écrit :
> >>> Hi All,
> >>> I just pushed in 2016-09-19 revision 6edee2a an option in Plot Gerber
> dialog to include advanced
> >>> aperture and net attributes.
> >>> This option is not yet activated by default, because net attributes
> are not yet fully fixed by
> >>> Ucamco, in Gerber file format specifications.
> >>> To activate it, see dialog_plot.cpp, line 43, and uncomment line 44.
> >>> When activated, you can see a new option in Gerber plot dialog to
> include advanced X2 netlist
> >>> attributes.
> >>> If activated, the Gerber files contains some metadata, related to
> netlist info and aperture attributes.
> >>> When available, Gerbview can highlight a full net or a full set of
> items related to a gived
> >>> footprint or a given aperture attribute.
> >>> (Use right click on a Gerber item (line or flashed item) to access the
> context menu)
> >> Hi All,
> >> In 2016-10-22 revision 1840c3c I activated the advanced aperture and
> net attributes option in Gerber
> >> files.
> >> (This is an option, and this metadata will be included only on request)
> >> These advanced options are now finalized,
> >> (To understand them, see
> >> https://www.ucamco.com/files/downloads/file/189/gerber_
> >> and Ucamco has already validated my test files.
> >> Of course this metadata will be fully useful in some time, when the
> board houses are able to use it,
> >> but *now* it is already useful in Kicad for guys who want to verify the
> Gerber files before sending
> >> them to the board maker.
> >> Please, send me yours remarks about this feature.
> >> --
> >> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
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