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Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2012 18:50:57 +0100
From: Leonardo Guardati <leonardo AT guardati DOT it>
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Subject: Re: [geda-user] PCB: gcode export: missing drill file
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On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 05:40:03PM +0100, Markus Hitter wrote:
> 
> Am 23.12.2012 um 16:47 schrieb Leonardo Guardati:
> 
> >I'm using PCB 20110918.
> 
> There were a whole bunch of enhancements over the last year, so
> upgrading to a version compiled from recent sources would give you a
> lot of features.

After I finish this work I will try the last version!


> The drill file should be name.gcode.drill.cnc. Is there no bottom
> side of your board? Not sure wether it works without one. And drills
> are drilled from the bottom side, so, mirrored to match the top
> side. Conventions here might be a bit more traditional than what the
> SMD-only designer expects :-)
> 

Yes this was the problem, I had nothing on the bottom layer.

And thank you for noting the fact that the drill file is mirrored,
I would have noted it only after drilling in the wrong posistions :P


Leonardo.

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