Exporting manufacturing files from Altium Designer

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1. Setup Altium Designer to export RS-274-X formatted gerber files.
- Go to Tools - Preferences
- In the preferences options, open CAM editor and click on Import/Export
- Clicking the settings edits them

- Go to File - Fabrication Outputs - Gerber Files
- Read the quote furter down from seeedstudio on what files to export - this tells what to export.
- Use a mechanical layer as board outline. I use mechanical 1.

3. Now for the drill files.  
- Go to File - Fabrication Outputs - NC Drill files
- After hitting ok, you will be prompted to generate the files - simply click ok

4. Now, these files have been generated. (The ones under Generated - "Text documents" and "CAMtastic! documents")

- Right click on one file, select Explore - you should find all the generated files.

5. Zip all of these files, send them to manufacturing.

Especially this last part is a bit confusing if you are generating with Altium Designer. And yes, the .DRL gerber file that is generated with the NC drill generation do appear empty, but it is definitely needed.

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