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Re: [kicad-users] Defining footprints

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  • Dan Andersson
    ... Fred, Lucky you... 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.
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      On Friday 29 February 2008 19:46:37 Fred wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      > 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?
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Fred

      Fred,

      Lucky you...

      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.

      //Dan, M0DFI
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