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Import BMP, JPG, Gerber and Excellon file
« on: November 14, 2005, 08:26:21 AM »
I have noticed that the importation of [files] of BMP type and JPG doesn't work correctly and is produced a file of big sizes in long once. Also the importation of Gerber file and Excellon is not possible. Does anybody have resolved these problems? Thank you
« Last Edit: November 16, 2005, 08:09:51 AM by giordano »
Re: Import BMP, JPG, Gerber and Excello file
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2005, 09:04:12 PM »
There are other programs that do this MUCH better! ArtCam is a good one but it is big money... Ram cam and Bob cad have some art stuff... I think Mesh cam will do some too...   
Sorry I am not more help, I make parts not art. I need to get in to the art thing because it looks like fun :)

Thank you
Brian
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Re: Import BMP, JPG, Gerber and Excellon file
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2005, 08:25:25 PM »

I had success once but did not cut the code now I cannot get it to work properly.
I do a lot of art but mostly things you can use DXF for. Sometimes just for fun I would like to import a bitmap just for the impression it makes as a background.

So far other than that one time when I did not cut the part it has been nothing but failures. I have a feeling that I should switch to a more powerful system, because I think it is a problem more of processing than anything else.