Chapter 7: Technologies
7-3: I/O Control
7-3-4: EDIF Control

EDIF (Electronic Design Interchange Format) is used to exchange design information between different CAD systems. Although EDIF is currently at version "4 0 0", Electric reads and writes version "2 0 0".

For more information on reading and writing EDIF, see Section 3-9-2 and Section 3-9-3, respectively. EDIF options are controlled with the EDIF Preferences (in menu File / Preferences..., "I/O" section, "EDIF" tab).
Figure 7.4

These controls are supported by the dialog:

The bottom section of the panel lets you specify a configuration file that will control EDIF I/O. This file has conversions between coordinates and names inside of Electric and the EDIF file. The file has these lines of text that control different aspects of conversion:

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