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Gerber to autocad

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Hi,
does anyone know if theres a way to convert Gerber( Graphics Advantege v6.0) Fonts so that they work in Autocad R14?
any help would be great!
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Question by:Jambyte
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by:shintinsdas87
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try search engines or newsgroups.
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by:Jambyte
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i have.
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by:largebrain
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Have you tried the programs that came with AutoCAD for converting different types of fonts, I have used these with my version for ages
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by:Jambyte
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where are the converters with autocad?
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by:fozy
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Ok...
Theres an utility from Scanvec CASmate pro 2.0 that converts the fonts from Gerber to TTF.
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by:Jambyte
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Hey thats great to hear but i can't find anything about that on the web. can you point me in the right direction? also is that other program for MAC or PC? im trying to figure out a way to put my gerber fonts in use with Autocad and the only way i think i can do that is to convert Gerber Fonts to TTF's.  Any ideas would be great!
p.s. yer the only person in all of the newsgroups i have posted that replied, thank you very much :P
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by:Jambyte
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largebrain:
What program are you refering to when you say "I have used these with my version for ages"

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by:Jambyte
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Fozy:
Whats the name of the util. that comes with CASmate pro 2.0 that converts gerber fonts to TTF?
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by:Jambyte
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I contacted them and they said they don't have a program that does this.  Any other ideas?
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by:the_flava
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What is the file name for these fonts (ie: *.pfa, *.ttf, etc,etc
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by:Jambyte
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i'll check for the extention today. i'll post it tonight.
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MasseyM earned 50 total points
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Check these sites:

http://www.ecam.com/
http://www.artwork.com/
http://www.artwork.com/gerber/index.htm

Looks like the last one is the one to check out..

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