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Re: Library Repository [1 Attachment]
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:02:58 -0000
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Manveru <manveru@...> wrote:
> 2010/2/25 Vesa Solonen <vsolonen@...>
> > [...] Attached is a png rendered from KiCad PS output by Inkscape,
> > showing a
> > piece of a "dream circuit". So don't say you haven't been warned when it
> > blows up ;). Diode symbols are old library stuff. New inductors are
> > drawn with 60 mil arcs to keep size conveniently interchangeable with
> > resistors. BJT symbol is a bit too small to my taste, but standard
> > defines about twice of the size, which seems a bit too much. Unfilled
> > (semiconductor) diodes seem somewhat strange too and I'd like to see
> > reasoning why filled ones were dropped from the standard.
> > [...]
> It looks awesome! It remembers me schematics drawn in old electronics book
> from '70s and '80s manually chased for publication. Really high quality.
> 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?
> jabber: manveru@...
> gg: 1624001
I agree with you. We should provide different symbol to meet all user need.Grouping different symbols in a single name is also a good idea. Can this be done with current kicad?