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Fred's EAGLE Gerber Output Instructions

Gerber output process is:

1.  from Board program, choose File:Run and select drillcfg.ulp
script.  In dialog, choose inches as output format.  This generates
the following file:

.drl	drill tool size information

2.  from Board program, choose File:CAM Processor.  In CAM Processor,
choose File:Open:Job and select EXCELLON.  Run the job, and two files,
".drd" and ".dri" will be generated

.drd	job drill data

.dri	general drill information (not needed for PCB mfg)

3.  In CAM Processor, choose File:Open:Job and choose
"gerb274x_fred".  Now click Process Job.  This will generate the
following files:

.cmp	component side artwork
.sol	solder side artwork
.stc	component side solder mask ("stop")
.sts	solder side solder mask
.spc	component side solder paste stencil
.plc	component side silkscreen ("placement")

.gpi	general board information (not needed for PCB mfg)

4.  Preview everything in GCPREVUE.

Import: (a) all files from Step 4 except the .gpi file, and (b) the
.drd file.  You will have to manually type the drill info from .drl
into the Drill Rack of GCPREVUE to get the drill sizes into the

Last modified: Thursday, 27-Feb-2003 16:52:49 EST by fred_martin@uml.edu