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New Tutorial! PCB Silkscreen Layers in @adskeagle video by @ecken

Eagle Tutorial – PCB Silkscreen Layers

So I’ve been having a hard time getting our team’s custom silkscreen graphics to appear in our 3D models of the various Adafruit boards. Sometimes they automatically show up, most of the time they do not. The manufacturing tab in eagle gives a good indication of how the PCB will look like. And if the graphics aren’t in the preview, it ain’t showing up in Fusion 360.

Understanding the layer structure in eagle cad is key and lead me to find the solution. In this tutorial video, I demonstrate how to use the Layer Change tool to place a group of polygons onto the tPlace layer 21 and bPlace layer 22.

If you’re interested in how to import silkscreen graphics in eagle, Sparkfun has a great tutorial on that.
https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/importing-custom-images-into-eagle/

Learn how to add silkscreen graphics to the manufacturing tab in Autodesk Eagle. Use the change tool to move objects in footprints.

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