GDS2ASCII Command Line Arguments

This web page describes all the command line arguments available with gds2ascii. Syntax is shown below:.


gds2ascii input_gdsii_file_name [options]

where:

input_gdsii_file_name                 Input file name.



[options]

-o:file_name specifies the output file name
  
-acs         output Artwork Conversion Software ascii format.

-cshape      output compressed shape ascii format.  

-oasis       output OASIS

+oasis       output OASIS; compress output using modality

-breps       suppress BOUNDARY repetitions when modality is ON

-preps       suppress PATH repetitions when modality is ON

-cblocks[:N] make use of CBLOCKs, use N as uncompressed block threshold size (default: 4096)

+index       compress OASIS output using indices

+sref        compress OASIS output using repetitions for SREF data. (implies +index)

-no_arefs    explode AREF data, i.e. convert AREFs to SREFs

-text        output text in compressed shape ascii format.

-no_props    suppress the output of properties in ACS ascii format.

-props       output property pairs in compressed shape ascii and OASIS format.

-props:MODE  output property pairs as dictated by MODE (std, indexed, qislib, concat).

-gds_props   output attribute property pairs to OASIS per the S_GDS_PROPERTY spec. (implies +index)

-outline     convert paths to boundaries in compressed shape ascii format.

-verbose     output additional formatting in compressed shape ascii format.

-log:log_file

-wrecord:rec_number, log warning of record numbers above rec_number (used with -log).

-wvertices:vert_number, log warning of vertex count above vert_number (used with -log).

-strict      same as "-wrecord:69 -wvertices:1024" (used with -log).

-ref:input_ref_file

-njb:input_Netex_job_file

-ntxstack    show Netex stackup in compressed shape ascii format
             (-ref required).
-netnode     map structs to nets in compressed shape ascii format.

-wire        map paths to wires in compressed shape ascii format.

-wirelayers  same as -wire but only for wirebond layers.

+noconnects  put each 'no connect' into its own structure (default: single structure/net)





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