Re: [kicad-users] Can I open the Module Editor without starting PCBnew ?
- ah, ok , I see now.
I created a new *.mod lib for the footprints that I'm making. The I add
it to the project library. I only had to restart CvPcb so then it shows
up in that list.
Thanks for the tip !
On 04/22/2012 05:11 PM, Andy Eskelson wrote:
> No, the module editor is part of pcbnew.
> Pcbnew is an independent program, so you don't need to load anything to
> fire it up. Just open, then start the editor.
> The only thing that might be an issue is that you may need to add the lib
> you are working on. When that happens it asks you to save the prefsm I
> can;t remember what happens if you don't have a project available. I
> have a couple of junk projects that I use for this sort of thing, so it
> does not matter to me.
> On Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:03:23 -0400
> Dan Roganti <ragooman@... <mailto:ragooman%40rogtronics.net>>
> > Can I open the Module Editor without starting PCBnew ?
> > I like to edit/create some new modules before I complete CvPcb and
> > before I start PCBnew. I have several components which new new
> > footprints. Or do I just open PCBnew without loading my netlist, and
> > then open the Module Editor.
> > I'm using the Ubuntu/Linux version of Kicad
> > thanks
> > =Dan