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Subject: Re: Importing Gerber files into Protel

Date: 09/23/00 at 2:50 PM
Posted by: ptdiscussions
E-mail: pt_discussions@hotmail.com
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In Reply to: Re: Importing Gerber files into Protel posted by Abelardo Elizondo on 09/19/00 at 11:27 PM:

Everyone,
We found the problem was that our Gerber files did not match the Protel format. All we did was create a gerber file using
protel then checked the protel format to see how it declared it's Dcodes. We then changed our format to match theirs.
I've actually been toying with programming a little utility to convert any Gerber file to Protel compatible. If you think
this will be useful I need you to do a couple things for me. Email me and tell me you think it will be useful (so I can
obtain an idea how many people have this problem) and two, email a sample of the type of gerber file you would like
to import to Protel. Please give me the manufactuer's or designers Gerber type (i.e. Orcad) so I can classify the program
to know which type of file it is converting.
Thanks.


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