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Dear Fritzing team
I just finished my layout and wanted to export it as gerber files. Unfortunately, I got an error during the export. Please help me - where can I find more information on what went wrong. I got the following error message:
And the export gave me the following files:
Thank you for your help,
It seem, as if the contour.gm1 isn't correctly translated.
This is the contour-layer:
The silkscreen-layer looks strange too:
The silkscreen-layer seems to look ok within fritzing:
You have a complex custom board shape and fritzing is having a hard time working out the contour. Email your sketch (save as shareable) to the usual place and I'll take a look.
Cool and thank you! I'll do it right now!
I am not absolutely certain of it yet, but this might be a bug in Fritzing dealing with polyline elements. If you want to try something--that is not guaranteed to work--you could edit the board shape svg and replace each <polyline> element with a set of <line> elements.
Thanks for looking into it. Do you think the trouble with the silkscreenlayer is caused by the same error?
Are there any alternatives to the suggested procedure like hoping that you get an idea that is working for sure or waiting for an update of fritzing? :)
The silkscreen problem is different. There is a large rectangle in the silkscreen layer of the pcb svg of the 128_x_64_graphic_lcd part. If you replace that <rect> with 4 <line> elements or comment it out, it will fix the silkscreen gerber output.
The contour problem is a bug with polylines and the only workaround is what I suggested previously.
Both these will be fixed in the next release, but it is not clear when that will be shipped.
Good Evening Jonathan
Is there any chance that I could get something like a nightly build of fritzing when the contour problem has been solved?
And do you have any idea about the dimension when the next stable release will be shipped. Is it a question of weeks or rather months or completely open?
If the chances for a soon update are too slim, I'll try the polyline-->line-thingy you mentioned.
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