On Friday 29 February 2008 19:46:37 Fred wrote:
> sorry for asking what might be a ridiculous question. I searched the
> English language tutorials and this forum, but did not find an answer.
> I need to use an IC which only comes in a 12-pin TSOPJW package, which
> is not one of the footprints available in cvpcb.
> How can I create a new footprint? Is there an editor (equivalent to the
> library editor for entering schematic symbols) for this task?
KiCad have one of the simplest to use Library and Module editors I've seen.
You can find the information you need in the KiCad tutorial.
A simple footprint takes only a few minutes to create.