Better yet, don't import your Gerbers back into Protel at all . Use a 3rd
party viewer like Lavenir (Viewmate) or Camtastic, both are free and do a
great job at catching all these little gerber generating bugs and/or user
errors .

Best Regards,

Matt Tudor, MSEE
http://www.gigahertzelectronics.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Elson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 2:58 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Gerber generation bug?


> "Watnoski, Michael" wrote:
>
> > Greetings All,
> >
> >         I am generating the Gerbers at 2.4 imp.  The problem does not
seem
> > to be a round off type, rather the arc portion of the poured polygon
around
> > a pad continues for a full 360 degrees.  I did not have to import the
> > Gerbers back to Protel.
>
> No, I didn't mean to import Gerbers into protel for work on the PCB, but
> to see whether Protel displays the incorrect info IN PROTEL.  This would
make
> it a lot more meaningful to the Altium support people, if the error can be
> demonstrated completely within Protel.  I always check my Gerber files
> by importing back into Protel, and catch a number of common mistakes
> in setting up apertures, hole sizes, board outline and plot legends, etc.
> I do this mostly because it is the fastest way to check the Gerbers.
>
> Jon
>
>
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