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    Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    Hi,

    Is there any way to convert the PCB layout made in Cadsoft eagle into a PDF? Kindly help me out.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    you can convert EPS to PDF using Corel Draw.... try it......
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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    Isnt there some other method? Some ULP to get the job done easier?



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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    Hi maniyuri.

    Maybe you need to have installed previously the PDFCreator.

    This software simulates a virtual printer, but it translates the print preview of your PCB in a PDF file.

    I don't know if Eagle has a function for to convert directly a PCB layout in a PDF file, but you can be sure than PDFCreator runs perfectly.

    I usually use the PDFCreator for to convert schematics, layouts and other kind files in PDF files, with no care to source program used.



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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    Adobe Acrobat professional - if you have it you will not ask such questions and you can create PDF virtually from any application.



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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    You can also export directly as png, then convert that to pdf with Photoshop or other programs. I have not tested how accurate that conversion is.

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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    There are various pdf generator programs. I use win2pdf. Most have a demo version which will work but will add either an extra page with a copyright notice, or a header/footer.

    Keith.

    ---------- Post added at 16:59 ---------- Previous post was at 16:54 ----------

    There is also a pdf option built into Eagle. Go to "print" and instead of selecting the printer at the top, select "print to file(pdf)". Type pdf in the help for more information.

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    Re: Convert Eagle layout into PDF

    Hi Keith,

    The last option worked. Thanks



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