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  • Orcad Layout - Create gerber files to PCB prototyping

    How can I create the following Gerber files (RS-274x format) to send to a PCB prototyping factory: Top Layer: xxxxx.GTL Bottom Layer: xxxxx.GBL Soldermask Top: xxxxx.GTS Soldermask Bottom: xxxxx.GBS Silkscreen Top: xxxxx.GTO Silkscreen Bottom: xxxxx.GBO NC Drill: xxxxx.TXT I'm using Orcad Layout...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Nuno Dias on Sat, Apr 13 2013
  • viewing Layout gerber in Allegro

    I have some Gerber files (generated by Orcad Layout) that I want to view with Allegro PCB Editor (V16), but I am having trouble importing them. I am using File>import>artwork, then selecting my files. once I do this, it gives me errors because I don't have a art_param.txt file in the directory...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by sharted on Tue, Mar 15 2011
  • Database Error while Generating Artwork

    I'll start from the beginning: - I was working in a design and OrCAD PCB Designer crashed saying "Orcad has encountered an error and needs to close." or something to that effect. Then I clicked ok and the program shut down. - I opened it back up and continued to work. Everything seemed...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by melview1 on Fri, May 28 2010
  • Delete, out of date shape

    Hello, new user, learning, currently running OrCAD PCB Designer 16.2. I am trying to create the artwork of a test PCB, message is Dynamic shapes need updating. Goto View Status, Out of date shapes 1/22. Dynamic shapes state: Dynamic shapes out of date: 1 out of 22 Current fill mode : SMOOTH Layer = TOP...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Rolf2U on Wed, Feb 17 2010
  • How to export 3D model from allegro pcb editor 16.01?

    Hi, I am using Allegro PCB Editor 16.01. My customer asking 3d model for the paricular board....But i dont know ,what file i have to export.Plese help me. Thanks In Advancce. Regards, lingam
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Lingam on Mon, Jun 1 2009
  • Drill Chart Figures Missing

    Hey all~ I generated a Drill Chart using Manufacture-->NC-->Drill Legend and using the default-mil.dlt template. I have 8 drills in my design, 5 plated, 3 non-plated. Only the first plated drill in the chart shows a symbol figure. The other 7 don't show any symbol figures for their respective...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by melview1 on Wed, May 20 2009
  • Drill Chart Rectangle Line Width

    Hey all, Being fairly new to PCB Designer, I'm going to try and be detailed in what I've tried and what has worked for some of my related problems in hopes that it will help others just starting with the tool. I've found other posts give options/answers, but I'm unable to find where these...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by melview1 on Wed, May 20 2009
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