CNC Viewer

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CNC Viewer

The CNC viewer is shown below.


Click clip0849 to view the top side of the PCB and click clip0850 to view the bottom of the PCB.

clip0851 Click this to view an area in the viewport. Then hold down and drag the mouse to define the area to view.
clip0852 Zoom in to see a magnified view of the PCB.
clip0853 Zoom out to see more of the PCB.
clip0854 View all the PCB.
clip0855 Display/hide rulers around the edge of the viewport.
clip0856 Click to show/hide the grid.
clip0857 Click to display this help topic.
clip0858 Click to close the viewer.

CNC Print Preview

clip0859 Click this to print a the side being viewed. This will display the Print preview dialog shown below.

Print Preview

The print preview shown above consists of a ribbon menu, a options panel on the left and a preview window to the right of the options panel and below the ribbon menu.

click clip0923 to print the selected pages.

Ribbon Menu

The ribbon menu can be split into 2 parts, the View button group on the left and the common ribbon button groups on the right.

The clip0920 button shows/hides the option panel shown below.

Click to read about the Common Print Menu

The Option Panel

The options panel lets you scale the printing or have the sheets automatically fill the printed page,

Check clip0921 to have the sheets automatically fill the printed page, If you uncheck it, you can set the print scale. Note, it is possible to set the scale such that the sheet will not all fit on the printed page.

Check/uncheck the check boxes in the Print column to include/exclude the sheet in the print run.

Clicking clip0922displays this help topic.



Options Dialog