Created: January 6, 2021 | Updated: January 6, 2021
The IPC-2581 Configuration dialog
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).
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 under the Fabrication Outputs region, then select IPC-2581 » [PCB Document] or other desired document listed.
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.
OEMDesignNumberRef - use the drop-down to select the component parameter to be used. DesignItemID is the default.
Merge Net-Tie Nets - when enabled, if a design contains nets connected by Net-Tie components, these nets will report as distinguished single nets in the netlist.