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 Using the DWL with Layout: Using the DWL with Layout:
  
-*If your main cell makes use of other cells you need to flatten those cells before trying to use the DWL. Select all cells in your main cell and use 'cell flat multilevel'​. Make sure to save a copy of the original before doing this.  +  ​* If your main cell makes use of other cells you need to flatten those cells before trying to use the DWL. Select all cells in your main cell and use 'cell flat multilevel'​. Make sure to save a copy of the original before doing this.  
-*Getting the DWL software to pick your main cell can be difficult. A fool proof way is to just delete all of the other cells after flattening everything on the main cell. Again, save a copy of the original before this. +  * Getting the DWL software to pick your main cell can be difficult. A fool proof way is to just delete all of the other cells after flattening everything on the main cell. Again, save a copy of the original before this. 
-*If curved surfaces seem to have problems in the .gds format, try using the .dxf format. +  * If curved surfaces seem to have problems in the .gds format, try using the .dxf format. 
-*Name your layers so you can differentiate between them with the DWL software. CTRL + SHIFT + left click on the layer button renames a layer. ​+  * Name your layers so you can differentiate between them with the DWL software. CTRL + SHIFT + left click on the layer button renames a layer. ​
  

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