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Import, Export, and Visualization

PCB file I/O, layout, visualization, Gerber file generation

Use the objects and functions in this category to:

  • Read printed circuit board (PCB) designs and specifications from Gerber files. You can then visualize and analyze the PCB design and specifications using the functions in Analysis and Verification.

  • Write the PCB design and specifications into Gerber files.

  • Convert PCB components into RF Toolbox™ circuit object using pcbElement.


pcbComponentCreate single or multifeed PCB component
pcbElementCreate RF Toolbox circuit element
PCBReaderImport and update Gerber files
PCBWriterCreate PCB board definitions from 2-D PCB designs
PCBConnectorsRF connector at RF PCB feedpoint
PCBServicesCustomize PCB file generation for PCB manufacturing service


gerberReadCreate PCBReader object with specified Gerber and drill files
gerberWriteGenerate Gerber files
showDisplay PCB component structure or PCB shape