PCB Layout CAD : PCB Settings

PCB Print (Settings)

Print display layer settings for printing PCB documents can be set in advance.
When printing is executed for a PCB, this setting will apply as a "Print Target".
By setting frequently used print combinations, it will no longer be necessary to change the printing settings many times when printing.

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


Editing the Setting List

Display layer combinations for printing can be registered.
The checks on the left toggle between Enabled/Invalid. Uncheck temporarily unnecessary items for printing.

Example of Setting List Settings)

With TopPattern, only "Electric" of the Top Layer and "Board" for Other Layer are printed as the display status.
For others such as TopSilk, all can be printed according to the display combination set in the Display Settings.

 


Adding to the Setting List
The following will explain how to add to the Setting List.
(1) Click [Add] on the Setting List.
     
(2) Display the Eye icon for the layers you want to display.
  * Toggle All ON/OFF is convenient.

 


Deleting from the Setting List
The following will explain how to delete from the Setting List.
(1) Select the Setting List item that you want to delete.
(2) Click "Delete".

 


Changing Names in the Setting List
The following will explain how to change names in the Setting List.
(1) Select the Setting List item that you want to change.
(2) Right click => Select [Rename].
* Names can also be changed by pressing the "F2" key.

 


Show Output Layers only

When the check for "Show Output Layers only" is removed, all layers will be shown.

When "Show Output Layers only" is checked When "Show Output Layers only" is unchecked

Present Layer Display

The Display Layer that applies to the current design drawing can be applied automatically.
This is convenient because confirmed settings displayed on the screen can be applied as they are.

Printing

There are the following methods for printing.

- Click the "*****" icon of the PCB Settings Print screen
- Open a PCB document, [File] => [Print], PCB Print
- Select a "Print Target" and print

Saving Settings

Settings can be saved and read. For more details, refer to Default Environment.