IPC-2581 Configuration

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The IPC-2581 Configuration dialogThe IPC-2581 Configuration dialog

Summary

The IPC-2581 Configuration dialog is used to configure IPC-2581 exports. Related to the existing ODB++ format, IPC-2581 is an open-source standard developed by the Institute for Printed Circuits IPC-2581 Consortium in 2004, but since refined to the most recent Revision A and B releases (IPC-2581A/B).

For a high-level look at this fabrication format, see IPC-2581 Support.

Access

The dialog is accessed by:

  • In the PCB editor, clicking File » Fabrication Outputs » IPC-2581.
  • In an OutputJob file, add an IPC-2581 job by clicking the [Add New Fabrication Output] job group, then double-clicking on the new IPC-2581 Files job entry that is added.

Options/Controls

  • IPC2581 version - use the drop-down to select the correct version of IPC-2581.
  • Measurement System - use the drop-down to select either Metric or Imperial units.
  • Floating Point Precision - type in the desired number or use the arrow keys to select the desired floating point.

 

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