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Re: Library Repository [1 Attachment]
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:21:48 -0000
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Manveru <manveru@...> wrote:
> 2010/2/24 Mateusz Komorkiewicz <komorkiewicz@...>
> > [Attachment(s) <#126fef92b5dfa945_TopText> from Mateusz Komorkiewicz
> > included below]
> > Vesa
> > I have some questions regarding guidelines.
> > I was trying to redraw a R symbol, according to SG (symbol guidelines:
> > http://users.tkk.fi/~vsolonen/kicad/Symbol_guidelines.txt<http://users.tkk.fi/%7Evsolonen/kicad/Symbol_guidelines.txt>)
> > it should be:
> > -Resistors: length 2.4*DU, pins 4*DU, US version with Bold line
> > please see attached print screen (first R is original KiCAD R, second is a
> > R from rcl.lib downloaded from your web page, third is a R symbol I draw
> > according to guidelines )
> > Either I am missing something or it looks weird?
> > Another problem is that in SG you are using 1DU=resistor width~0.08"
> > In library editor one can only use mils so maybe it would be better to set
> > 1DU=0.1" as allowed grid sizes in library editor are 1,2,5,10,25,50 mils?
> > The last question is what "common to unit" & "common to convert" options in
> > library editor are responsible for?
> > Thanks for help!
> > I read the guideline document couple first paragraphs and looked and
> pictures you mentioned... and I am sure that the term "resistor width" needs
> clarification!!! For my current understanding the unit is a resistor width
> (Mateusz: szerokoÅÄ), but not length (Mateusz: dÅugoÅÄ); by "width" I
> understand horizontal dimension of resistor on attached picture and by
> "length" I understand vertical dimension of resistor on attached picture.
> Vesa, please confirm or correct me. But for sure the guideline has to be
> more precise about that.
> If you switch eeschema to millimetres you will get millimetres in library
> jabber: manveru@...
> gg: 1624001
Manveru just draw it according to your "understanding" (compare to old resistor) and you will see that it can't be draw this way (base unit must be the shorter side of the rectangle)!