Tag Archives: layout

Inkscape Grid Layout

Grid layouts are an important technique in graphic design. This blog post shows how you can make an Inkscape grid layout using another open source publishing tool Scribus. Inkscape Grid Layout Scribus is an open source desktop publishing application and comes with a nice tool for breaking a page up into grids. This is much… 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 »

Layout Design Software

I spend quite a bit of time designing, viewing and reviewing 2d layout designs for lithographic masks. When I first started I found it difficult to navigate the many different layout design software packages available, so I’ve put together this list of some of the electronic circuit and mask layout design software I’m familiar with.… Read More »