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One of the FAB boards I submitted looked great on Eagle screen.  But when I got my “real” boards back, I see that silkscreen text was too large, and overlapped on some of the components.  What happened?

It seems I forgot to change the text type to “vector” from “proportional”. So it looked great and fits in the space alloted when viewing my board in Eagle. If I had viewed my gerber files, I would have discovered the problem.

So began the quest to find a Gerber Viewer for OSX… which I discovered was difficult. I spent too much time chasing dead end leads. Of course, #1 priority was the price….. FREE.

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