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I have a complete board which is sent to factory. However, for pricing reasons it would be better to mirror the whole board. This means that everything that was on the top, will be on the bottom, and vice-versa.

How can I do this in Eagle? The components and wires should remain as-is. But everything goes onto the other side.

Could you recommend something to do this?

Thanks.

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    \$\begingroup\$ How about you rename the layer names and export the gerber?. If the connections are as-is i don't understand how it is going to affect the manufacturing costs? \$\endgroup\$
    – ammar.cma
    Sep 14, 2016 at 9:20
  • \$\begingroup\$ I think it is better not tricking with the layer names. After a few months or years I'd bet you won't remember which layer is renamed to what. Regarding the cost: it's because the silk screen. This mirrored one has the silk on its bottom. But none of the others have bottom silk. So in this case I need to order a layer for the bottom silk too which is avoidable by mirroring the whole board. \$\endgroup\$
    – Daniel
    Sep 15, 2016 at 6:29

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Go to the layout window in Eagle, activate the Group Tool, mark the whole board. The next step is to select the Mirror Tool, hold down CTRL and click once on the board. That's it.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks. This means that all and everything (wires and components) that were on the tPlace will be on the bPlace afterwards? \$\endgroup\$
    – Daniel
    Sep 15, 2016 at 9:53
  • \$\begingroup\$ Yes, basically the layers with t... prefix change to b... prefix and vice versa. \$\endgroup\$
    – auoa
    Nov 28, 2016 at 16:17

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