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Re: Libraries - files and components naming policy
Thu, 08 Oct 2009 12:05:47 -0000
> What about pin number of such universal decals? If case of simple transistor
> there is 6 possibilities of connection in the physical element. Even simple
> diode is an a problem as my example shows, when I get Eagle imported module
> for miniMELF package and polarization was inverted. There has to be a wayto
> tie case and symbol on schema to be not overwritten by settings from cvpcb,
> what is currently possible (should allow to select module and mark in by
> close padlock icon) - sometimes engineer knows what part will be on the
> board at the design stage.
> I am not telling about different version of some digital chips - the problem
> is deeper as someone prefers same symbols for the same logic and someone
> prefers every version in the library with separate symbol.
Good point! What about naming pins AC(Anode Cathode in diodes) or BCE (in transistors)? It is already done in some cases, look on FET_N or MOSFET_P incurrent device library.