You must import the gerber files into Camtastic to view them.
The following is found from the Protel help under gerber and
digging through the links at the bottom:

Top Overlay     .GTO
Bottom Overlay  .GBO
Top Layer       .GTL
Bottom Layer    .GBL
Mid Layer 1, etc.       .G1, .G2, etc
Power Plane 1, etc.     .GP1, GP2, etc
Mechanical Layer 1, etc.        .GM1, .GM2, etc
Top Solder Mask .GTS
Bottom Solder Mask      .GBS
Top Paste Mask  .GTP
Bottom Paste Mask       .GBP
Drill Drawing   .GDD
Drill Drawing; Top to Mid 1, Mid2 to Mid 3, etc.         .GD1, GD2, GD3, etc.
Drill Guide     .GDG
Drill Guide; Top to Mid 1, Mid 2 to Mid 3, etc   .GG1, GG2, GG3, etc.
Pad Master, Top .GPT
Pad Master, Bottom      .GPB
Keep Out Layer  .GKO
Gerber Panels   .P01, .P02, etc.

My regards,
Steve Smith, C.I.D.
Product Engineer

Staco Energy Products Co.
301 Gaddis Boulevard.
Dayton, OH 45403
Telephone: (937) 253-1191 Ext. 158
Fax: (937) 253-1723
E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]  
Web Site: www.stacoenergy.com 
& www.stacopower.com 
 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Mitchell [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 12:20 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PEDA] Viewing Gerber Files
> 
> 
> In 99SE how do I view the Gerber Files I've produced?  
> Clicking on them 
> merely displays their text content rather than a graphic 
> view.  Also, where 
> can I find a legend that describes which Gerber file 
> extensions correspond 
> to which layers/planes in the original PCB layout?
> 
> Thanks,
> Ray
> 
> Ray Mitchell
> Engineer, Code 2732
> SPAWAR Systems Center
> San Diego, CA. 92152
> (619)553-5344
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]  
 


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