Tag Archives: design

Basic Fonts

The designer Massimo Vignelli once said that you only really need around 6 fonts. The logic of that approach is that rather than spending ages trying to find the ‘perfect’ font from all the thousands that are available, you focus on a reduced range of basic fonts. This creative constraint then gives you more space… Read More »

Export L-Edit Config Settings

Export L-Edit Config Settings L-Edit is a piece of powerful layout design software. As you use it you will probably make changes to the configuration, such as keyboard shortcuts and other settings. This post shows you how you can export these customisations as a config file which you can save as a backup, or to… Read More »

L-Edit Change Layer Rendering

L-Edit Change Layer Rendering When designing layouts in L-Edit being able to change the appearance of different layers is very important. Sensible selection of layer rendering can make editing design files much easier. This post shows you how to change the rendering in different layers in L-edit. Setup Layers The settings for changing the appearance… Read More »

How To Do L-Edit GDS Import

How to Do L-Edit GDS Import GDS is a common data format for dealing with layout files. L-edit is a very powerful software package, but unfortunately for a new user even simple tasks like importing files can prove to be problematic. To help you out, here is a quick guide for how to do L-edit… Read More »