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Knowledge Base

The following commands can be used to import and export GDSII files.

 

Command

Description

gdsopen

Opens a GDSII file for writing.

gdsclose

Closes a GDSII file for writing.

gdsbegincell

Starts a new cell in a GDSII file.

gdsendcell

Finishes a cell in a GDSII file.

gdsaddpoly

Adds a polygon element to a GDSII file stream.

gdsaddcircle

Adds an approximation of a circle to a GDSII file stream.

gdsaddrect

Adds a rectangle element to a GDSII file stream.

gdsaddref

Adds a reference to another cell to the current cell in the GDSII file stream.

gdsaddpath

Adds a segmented line path with a fixed width.

gdsaddtext

Adds a text notation to a gds file at a specified position.

gdsimport

Imports a cell from a .gds file into the layout environment.

 

See Also

GDSII import / export functionality and example

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