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Offline Nuno_pt

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Import DXF
« on: June 06, 2016, 09:27:26 pm »
Hi,
I want to import an DXF file to Eagle, but I must be doing something wrong because it's not working, or at least not how I expected.

I've the DXF file, I went in Schematic - File - Import - DXF, I've try also with some ULP from the Eagle website, but it only appears some coil that is the schematic in there no matter what layer I select, or change to Nets, Measures, etc.

Maybe this is how it work, but I was expecting to see the pads, nets, am'I wrong on this?
Nuno
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Online ataradov

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Re: Import DXF
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2016, 10:41:10 pm »
You can't import actual circuit diagram from DXF, it is just a drawing.

The reason DXF import is there, so you could import board outline and other mechanical things. But it will never work for actual electrical circuit.
Alex
 

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Re: Import DXF
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2016, 09:12:57 pm »
I agree on the schematic.   As for the board design, I import the board outline, cutouts, holes, etc. (everything except the routes) easily using one of the DXF-import ULPs.

John
 

Offline technotronix

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Re: Import DXF
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2016, 01:43:32 pm »
The importdxf.ulp is available for download from www.cadsoftusa.com/downloads.
 

Offline Josephine85

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Re: Import DXF
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2016, 11:46:54 am »
CadSoft has a new website. You´ll find the download here: https://cadsoft.io/resources/ulps/?query=dxf
 


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