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Re: New feature: support for Gerber job file.


For simple jobs I tell the manufacturer layer count and pcb thickness, both
parameters are available in design rules->layers setup
Silkscreen and soldermask colors are somehow stored for 3Dviewer, maybe
they are not stored in a usable way.



On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 8:16 AM, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just committed a basic support for Gerber job file.
> The purpose of a Gerber job file is to handle info needed for board
> manufacturing.
> Because (unfortunately) Pcbnew has not actual support of the board layers
> stack, info about layer
> stack, dielectric and copper thickness, silkscreen color, finishing
> external copper layers... is not
> output in the job file.
> However, this job file contains (among a few other useful parameters) the
> list of Gerber plot files
> created by the plot dialog, and loading this file by Gerbview loads also
> all Gerber files created by
> this plot dialog.
> Please, try it.
> --
> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
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