Re: EDA software.
- Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2017 20:15:27 +0100
- From: Elimar Riesebieter <riesebie@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: EDA software.
* Joe <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2017-12-06 18:31 +0000]:
> I'm not sure what kind of connection with LibreCAD there could be: DXF
> is a much more complex file structure, and I think the most that could
> be done would be to transfer PCB outlines and mounting points. There is
> some provision for component height in PCB, but no easy way to
> manipulate values, and I don't believe LibreCAD can do anything in the
> way of 3D anyway.
kicad seems to be able to im/export dxf format. There are also
existing powerful 3-D libraries . With those implemented you'll
be able to design 3-D pcb's and export them as STEP-214 to pull them
in to a 3-D capable CAD system which is useful to design housings,
complete devices etc. ...
On the keyboard of life you have always
to keep a finger at the escape key;-)