PCB Layout CAD : PCB Settings

NC Drill

This is for configuring settings for exporting NC Drill files in PCB documents.
 

For more details about opening the PCB Settings screen, refer to About PCB Settings.

If you want to specify a Tool No., this can be executed from the Drill Mark Setting of the NC Drill List.

Output Settings

It is possible to select the Output Group from "All", "Individual", and "Through/Non Through".

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All

All are printed regardless of the Drill Layer From/Drill Layer To combination.

Individual

Prints individually according to the Drill Layer From/Drill Layer To combination.

Through/Non Through

Prints separately according to the Drill Through/Non Through difference.

 

NC Drill Setting Items

 

The file format for exporting NC Drill can be set.

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Format

It is possible to select either "RS-274X" or "Excellon".

Unit

It is possible to select either "mm" or "inch".

Number of Integer Digits

The number of integer digits can be set.

Decimal Places

The decimal places can be set.

Zero Suppression

It is possible to select from "None", "Leading", or "Trailing".
* With "Trailing", any zeros at the end are deleted to reduce the amount of data.
* With "Leading", any zeros at the beginning are deleted to reduce the amount of data.

Offset X

The Offset Value for the X Coordinate can be set.

Offset Y

The Offset Value for the Y Coordinate can be set.

Long Hole Output Type

It is possible to select from "Center", "Both Ends", or "Center + Both Ends".
* When "Both Ends" is selected, output is done with two drills for one long hole.
* When "Center + Both Ends" is selected, output is done with three drills for one long hole.

Prefix

The prefix at the beginning of the Export File Name can be set.
The Board Name, date, etc., can be input.

 


Report File Settings

Report File Example)

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Output Report File

It is possible to set whether to output a Report File.
The Report File shows the Tool Table and export format.

Extension

The Report File extension can be set.

 

Exporting NC Drill

There are the following methods for executing Export NC Drill.

- Click the "***" icon on the NC Drill screen of PCB Settings
- Open a PCB document, [Project] => [NC Drill] => [Export NC Drill]
- Batch Output