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


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.).


sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brierley, Sean [SMTP:Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com]
> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 1:28 PM
> 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.

Develop HTML-Based Help with Macromedia Dreamweaver 4 ($100 STC Discount)
**WEST COAST LOCATIONS** San Jose (Mar 1-2), San Francisco (Apr 16-17) or 800-646-9989.

Sponsored by DigiPub Solutions Corp, producers of PDF 2001
Conference East, June 4-5, Baltimore/Washington D.C. area. or toll-free 877/278-2131.

You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as: archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Previous by Author: RE: Gerber file to .pdf or .jpg
Next by Author: RE: Comparison of HATS features
Previous by Thread: Re: Gerber file to .pdf or .jpg
Next by Thread: Re: Photo's and Writers (long)

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads