Thanks, I'll check it out...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Harry Selfridge [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Sunday, June 16, 2002 12:24 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Camtastic and P99SE
> 
> 
> Look at Protel Knowledge Base item 2215 - it does a good job of 
> explaining 
> what Protel wants for Gerber import.
> 
> At 11:16 PM 6/15/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >OK, I've been screwing around with editing gerber files and I'm getting
> >closer.
> >
> >The top of the Camtastic generated gerber file looked like this:
> >
> >G04 CAM Products 2000  RS274-X Output*
> >G04 Serial Number: 0000-00-00000*
> >G04 File Name:C:\design\spectral\Rcc00340\Rcc003\CONVERT.GBL *
> >%FSLAX34Y34*%
> >%MOIN*%
> >%SFA1B1*%
> >...
> >
> >
> >while the top of one of my Protel generated gerber files looked 
> like this:
> >
> >%FSLAX24Y24*%
> >%MOIN*%
> >G70*
> >G01*
> >G75*
> >%ADD10R,0.0160X0.0500*%
> >
> >
> >I removed the first 3 lines that start with G04 and Protel accepted the
> >file!
> >Some parts are missing...(I really don't know why) but I'm 
> getting closer.
> >
> >Any assistance to get a clean, accurate gerber load would still 
> be useful!
> >
> >Tony
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Tony Karavidas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 11:10 PM
> > > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Camtastic and P99SE
> > >
> > >
> > > I'm trying to use Camtastic to import gerber data from PADS so I
> > > can read it
> > > into Protel99SE. I'm having a hell of a time.
> > >
> > > Camtastic (for some unknown reason) couldn't read the 
> aperture list I was
> > > given with the PADS gerber data, so I manually created it 
> from the list. I
> > > see the board perfectly now in Camtastic, and I want to export
> > > the data in a
> > > gerber format that Protel is happy with. (I wish the gerber
> > > reader in Protel
> > > was more robust)
> > >
> > > Anyway, I did a gerber export in RS-274 and RS-274X and 
> neither one can be
> > > read by Protel. I know people have done this, but I haven't found the
> > > correct procedure yet.
> > >
> > > When I try to import into a P99SE PCB, I get a blank PCB.
> > >
> > > Can anyone assist?
> > >
> snip
> 
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