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This is the Windows app named dxf2pcb whose latest release can be downloaded as dxf2pcb.py. It can be run online in the free hosting provider OnWorks for workstations.

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This Python script reads in a DXF (ascii) file and generates a PCB output compatible with PCB Designer, part of the gEDA suite. It is designed for two purposes: One is to generate a PCB snippet from a mechanical drawing (such as a board outline), the other is to produce element files from CAD drawings. PCB snippets are easily imported into an existing gEDA-PCB project using File -> Load Layout to Buffer. Generated element files are ready to use (except for special cases like no-paste flags and rounded pads).


  • -inf switch just displays information about the DXF file (layers used, drawing extents)
  • -xl switch allows the user to exclude layers from consideration--useful to remove features not applicable to the PCB, such as page borders and title blocks
  • Can use line weights from DXF file or override them with user setting.
  • -scl switch scales the drawing by given factor
  • -dmo switch prevents dxf2pcb from moving the drawing to the origin before exporting
  • -cth switch allows conversion of circles smaller than a specified size to drill holes (makes fixing element locations a snap)
  • -v switch for verbose mode
  • -el switch for generating element files
  • -an switch for automatically numbering pins/pads
  • -iun and -ilu switches for overriding drawing and line weight units


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