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20113

Re: Importing old format designs

Hello Cirilo. ... First: From January/February 2014 (BZR4646) on , KiCad-Eeschema will discriminate symbolnames for upper and lower case. At former days only
Bernd Wiebus
12:50 PM
#20113
 
20112

Re: Importing old format designs

Hi all I think they needs a refund. Oh Free software then if you do not like it stop using It Kicad is done by people who do not get paid to make it ( Outside
Arie
11:59 AM
#20112
 
20111

Re: Importing old format designs

This is becomming a PIECE OF CHIT... Kicad _was NOT_ a moving target, it was a very stable and reliable tool. Some JACKASS is poking around without any
Alain Mouette
11:44 AM
#20111
 
20110

Re: Importing old format designs

In principle Kicad should read older formats no problem. There is one issue reading pcbs files that have custom layer names, or use certain locales such as
bobcousins34
4:17 AM
#20110
 
20109

Re: Importing old format designs

If KiCad cannot read an earlier version file that is a bug and should be reported. Even though older versions of KiCad will no longer read the latest file
Cirilo Bernardo
9:08 PM
#20109
 
20108

Re: Importing old format designs

Aren't there file format versioning? ... -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. Aren't there file format versioning? El 24 de
Timofonic
4:31 PM
#20108
 
20107

Re: Importing old format designs

The PCB itself is tough. If it is in the .pcb format, you need to change it to the kicad_pcb format. That is easy. However, the newer kicad version support
Andrew Chin
2:43 PM
#20107
 
20106

Importing old format designs

Hi, I've not used KiCAD for a while (Build: (2013-jul-07) - stable). I'm about to bring it up to date but I gather the native file format(s) have changed since
paulm547
May 24
#20106
 
20105

Re: Tact switch with internel links

Hello! I would recommend propably the same transparent way also in case you do not want to make use of internal connections, even if it's slightly more work:
cullinan.rm
May 24
#20105
 
20104

Re: Off-center hole in pads.

Thanks Art: That's how I made the legs in the design; I used a SMD rectangle and the square through hole pad together.... I will look at the module editor to
bill kordys
May 24
#20104
 
20103

Re: Tact switch with internel links

I think everyone else is missing your point, I get it because I tried to do the same thing! The only tidy way to avoid DRC errors is to create 4 pins in the
bobcousins34
May 24
#20103
 
20102

Re: Tact switch with internel links

Yves, There is a better way to do this. For SMD, use one large rectangle that encompass the two pads, and then use two small rectangular openings (one for each
Jean-Paul Louis
May 24
#20102
 
20101

Re: Tact switch with internel links

Hello Robert, Simple for thru hole components but have to make vias in case of SMD. Thanks to all but I suppose this kind of design is out of standards
ymasquel
May 24
#20101
 
20100

Re: Tact switch with internel links

Make the link on an unused copper layer.
robert_spitzenpfeil
May 24
#20100
 
20099

Re: Tact switch with internel links

Hello, That's the way I did long time ago but DRC test show not connected errors between the pads of same number for each tact switch. A little bit annoying.
ymasquel
May 23
#20099
 
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