64 Pcb, an X-based PC board design tool

(from comp.windows.x.apps)

Pcb is a handy tool for the X Window System build to design printed circuit boards. It supports multiple layers and circuit libraries with a resolution of 0.001 inch. Refer to the manual for more details.

The new feature are:

  - user interface has been 'cleaned up'
  - number of key strokes have been reduced by menues
  - encapsulated PostScript is now supported
  - all deleted objects can be recovered
  - most of the operations can also work with 'selected' objects
  - some circuits and packages are included
  - fileselect boxes with user defined commands and preset directories
    make a flexible user interface
  - the position of element names is now changeable. Both names of an
    element are changeable
  - grid settings are either absolute (to 0,0) or relative to the
    position where it has changed
  - messages and stderr of external commands can be redirected to a
    log window
  - *** a special goodie: ***
    a functional demo layout with a Motorola 68HC11 microcontroller
    and LCD display
ftp servers (ftp.funet.fi thanks to Matti Aarnio):
    ftp://ftp.medizin.uni-ulm.de/pub/pcb-1.2
    ftp.funet.fi:/pub/???
There is also a mailing list to share knowledge, libraries and other
information (without too much traffic right now):
  pcb@pluto.medizin.uni-ulm.de           to reach all members
  pcb-request@pluto.medizin.uni-ulm.de   to subscribe or unsubscribe
  owner-pcb@pluto.medizin.uni-ulm.de     for problems with the list
  Thomas.Nau@medizin.uni-ulm.de          to reach the author only

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