RE: Gerber file to .pdf or .jpg

Subject: RE: Gerber file to .pdf or .jpg
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 16:14:45 -0500

BTW,

While I'm thinking about it, your CAD and Gerber files are vectors, right?
So, using a bitmapped format, especially a lossy one like JPEG, would
produce poor output.

Try going to EPS or WMF instead of JPEG, GIF, BMP, or TIFF (etc.).

Cheers,

Sean
sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brierley, Sean [SMTP:Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com]
> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 1:28 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: RE: Gerber file to .pdf or .jpg
>
> Since creating PDFs is a printing process, yes.
>
> Print from the application to the Distiller printer and voila. Can you
> print
> an *EPS in the same way and use it, instead?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Sean
> sean -at- quodata -dot- com
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Victoria Leslie [SMTP:valeslie -at- precidia -dot- com]
> > The situation: "my" hardware engineer is wondering if there is anything
> > out there to convert OrCAD Gerber files to .pdf or .jpg for use in
> > Word. Since this may eventually end up on my desk, depending on how
> > busy he is, I thought I'd tap into the esoteric knowledge pooled here.

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