Load files

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Loading files is obvious used for retrieving the data from disk,

but most important it can detect the different Gerber dialects.

It also reads your drill data (Excellon).

 

Select from the file menu: load files or hit F3

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Select all the files from the demo directory and hit the open button

 

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On this screen you can see the files before loading.
You see also on which layer they will be placed and what sort of data the files contain.
please note the option: load data using predefined parameters.
If loading parameters are known, this will speed up loading the files. Else it will go through a sequence of screens to determine the format of your files,
Please see the section of determining file format for more information. (we don't need it now)

 

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After hitting the ok button the screen looks like this.