Plottings

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Plottings

To plot your PCB click the Tools→CAMclip0345 button.

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Plot Preview

The ploy preview shown above consists of a ribbon menu, a options panel on the left and a preview window to the right of the options panel and below the ribbon menu.

click clip0923 to print the selected pages.

Ribbon Menu

The ribbon menu can be split into 2 parts, the View button group on the left and the common ribbon button groups on the right.

The clip0920 button shows/hides the option panel shown below.

Click to read about the Common Print Menu

The Option Panel

The options panel lets you scale the printing or have the sheets automatically fill the printed page.

Scale

Check clip0921 to have the sheets automatically fill the printed page, If you uncheck it, you can set the print scale. Note, it is possible to set the scale such that the sheet will not all fit on the printed page.

Labels

clip0924 Check to print plot layer labels
clip0928 Check to add a the file name to each plot.
clip0929 Check to add a date to each plot.

Show

clip0925 Check add small drill target/centers to each pad/via that has a hole.
clip0926 Check to add targets to  the printed output.
clip0927 Check to include the PCB border in the printed output.

Layers to Plot

Check/uncheck the check boxes in the Plot column to include/exclude the layer in the print run.

Check/uncheck the check boxes in the Negative column to print that sheet in negative.

Check/uncheck the check boxes in the Reverse column to print that sheet reversed in the horizontal direction.

Clicking clip0922displays this help topic.

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Options Dialog