Reading GDSII layouts
paddy3118 at netscape.net
Tue Nov 28 17:56:03 CET 2006
Vincent Arnoux wrote:
> I am looking for a library for reading GDSII layout files structures (hierarchy, cells names, ...).
> I found IPKISS (http://www.photonics.intec.ugent.be/research/facilities/design/ipkiss/default.htm),
> but it looks to be a generator and not a reader.
> Thank you,
The link you gave states this near the top:
IPKISS is a python-based library for the generation of GDSII layouts,
It has grown out of the GDS_KEY library, but it is more flexible and
object oriented. Contrary
to GDS_KEY, **it can read and edit existing GDSII files**.
And at the bottom of the page:
* Import of existing GDSII files into a layout (import.py)
It looks to be a reader?!
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