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Re: eeschema NUMBER_OF_FIELDS
jean-pierre charras - INPG <jean-pierre.charras@...>
Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:09:42 +0200
Thunderbird 220.127.116.11 (Windows/20080914)
Dick Hollenbeck a écrit :
I was thinking it could used to handle a schematic file that could be
its internal schematic.
This is like a complex hierarchy, with a component used like a
> 4 fields names are not editable because they are reserved (REF, VALUE,
> FOOTPRINT and subsheet).
> Subsheet is not in use (and may be never used).
That is humorous. I think the field is named "Sheet" not Subsheet.
I have been using it as a place to store the name of a PDF datasheet for
the part. I have a BOM extractor I wrote in Java which creates a
CSV. The CSV can get loaded into a spreadsheet and contains the
datasheet *.PDF name as one of the columns. I never could figure out
what "Sheet" meant, so I came up with my own meaning I guess. :-)
What if we renamed to field to "Datasheet" and left it fixed?
But because this field is not in use, its can be safely used as an user
field, and can be renamed
(hard coded name or editable name, at your convenience).
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