Tim,
It sounds as if you intend to use the silkscreen layer for the assembly
info? A dangerous practice and extra work. Usually do all this stuff on a
separate mechanical layer. Then go the PDF route.
Joe


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Fifield" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] You can't get there from here (I think)...


> Richard,
>
> What I do is make a copy of the .ddb file (renaming it appropriately) and
> create the assembly drawing from it. I delete all but the .pcb and print
> preview files.
> Then I auto position all ref des to center (with correct rotation).
> In the print preview I use top and bottom overlays with the mechanical
> outline and title block. I set it up on an 11x17 and create a .pdf file.
>
> I find this is quite neat and clear when assembling as the ref des are
> inside the component outline.
>
> Tim
>
>
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