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Re: Library Repository


On Fri, 26 Feb 2010, Manveru wrote:

It looks awesome! It remembers me schematics drawn in old electronics book from '70s and '80s
manually chased for publication. Really high quality.

Thanks. The style of those books were my starting point. I've spent countless hours reading just them back in the day. The last one is Elektor Electronics "303 CIRCUITS" from 1989 :)

The only question I have is about filled diode symbol - I was always learnt to draw diode unfilled on
schematics - is it possible to put alternative diode symbol in the library? What puzzels me is that
it could be under separate name, but I don't like approach to have "diode", "diodea", "diodeb" in the
library if it is same element drawn as slightly different symbol. As far as I remeber KiCad allows
only one alternative for symbol (used for ANSI/ISO logic gates).

Any suggestions?

Maybe we'll play by the standard this time, but if the alt symbol is possible then just use it as well. After a while we end up with two libraries, good styled library and strict EN-60617 one :D


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