I use eagle-cad 6.0. when I print the circuit layout onto PDF, it prints one circuit per page. However, my board has a small size and 4 layout could fit a A4 page without any problem. Could anyone tell me how I can print 4 copies of the layout onta a A4 page without changing the actual dimensions?


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As @mattyoung suggests, you want to panelize. Eagle doesn't panelize. However there is an incredible piece of software which panelizes gerber files fantastically well. It's called gerbmerge, and it's free. It runs on Windows and Linux (and OSX, and anything that can run unixy code).

I highly recommend it for this kind of work.

  • \$\begingroup\$ I see gerbmerge can add v-grooves, but can it add mills between the boards if you have pieces off the edge? \$\endgroup\$ Aug 23, 2013 at 13:08
  • \$\begingroup\$ looking at the config file documentation it looks like this is handled by the outline layer. \$\endgroup\$
    – akohlsmith
    Aug 23, 2013 at 18:51

Make a panel out of your boards, and print the necessary layers from that.

  • \$\begingroup\$ I am not very familiar with the Eagle Cad. Could you explain how I can do it? \$\endgroup\$
    – sven
    Jun 15, 2013 at 20:15
  • \$\begingroup\$ I'm not either, you'll have to look it up in the manual. Every PCB layout software has the capability. \$\endgroup\$
    – Matt Young
    Jun 15, 2013 at 20:22
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    \$\begingroup\$ That, of course, changes the board, not just the figure. \$\endgroup\$ Jun 15, 2013 at 20:39
  • \$\begingroup\$ Does Eagle not have the ability to just make a panel? Every layout software I have ever used has had the option to make a panel from an existing board. That does not change the board at all. \$\endgroup\$
    – Matt Young
    Jun 15, 2013 at 20:41
  • \$\begingroup\$ 3lectronics.com/… \$\endgroup\$ Aug 14, 2013 at 22:18

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