Commit 217e4f4f authored by Martin Singer's avatar Martin Singer

Added a leading '0' to the numbers of lists

Changes to be committed:
	modified:   README.md
parent 8c5af76e
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Create drawing library
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1. Select KiCAD main window (start KiCAD)
2. Press button "Schematic library editor" (and select the opening window)
3. Draw Part ...
4. Select menu entry "File --> Save Current Library as"
5. Choose "/usr/local/share/kicad/library/PART-LIB-NAME.lib"
6. Select menu entry "Preferences --> Component Libraries"
7. Press button "Add" at topic "User defined search path"
8. Select path "/usr/local/share/kicad/library/"
9. The folowing dialog asks "Use a relative paht?".
01. Select KiCAD main window (start KiCAD)
02. Press button "Schematic library editor" (and select the opening window)
03. Draw Part ...
04. Select menu entry "File --> Save Current Library as"
05. Choose "/usr/local/share/kicad/library/PART-LIB-NAME.lib"
06. Select menu entry "Preferences --> Component Libraries"
07. Press button "Add" at topic "User defined search path"
08. Select path "/usr/local/share/kicad/library/"
09. The folowing dialog asks "Use a relative paht?".
Choose "No" (for an absolute path).
10. Select path "/usr/local/share/kicad/library/"
at topic "Current search path list"
......@@ -41,15 +41,15 @@ Create drawing library
Create foot print library
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1. Select KiCAD main window
2. Press button "PCB footprint editor" (and select the opening window)
3. Press button "New footprint"
4. Enter the foot name
5. Draw Part ...
6. Select menu entry "File --> Export Footprint"
7. Choose "/usr/local/share/kicad/footprints/FOOTPRINT-LIB-NAME.pretty/FOOTPRINT-NAME.kicad_mod"
8. Select menu entry "Preferences --> Footprint Libraries Manager"
9. Select Tab "Global Libraries" at topic "Library Tables by Scope"
01. Select KiCAD main window
02. Press button "PCB footprint editor" (and select the opening window)
03. Press button "New footprint"
04. Enter the foot name
05. Draw Part ...
06. Select menu entry "File --> Export Footprint"
07. Choose "/usr/local/share/kicad/footprints/FOOTPRINT-LIB-NAME.pretty/FOOTPRINT-NAME.kicad_mod"
08. Select menu entry "Preferences --> Footprint Libraries Manager"
09. Select Tab "Global Libraries" at topic "Library Tables by Scope"
10. Press button "Append with Wizzard"
11. Select radio button "Files on my computer" and press button "Next >" of the wizzard
12. Choose "/usr/local/share/kicad/footprints/FOOTPRINT-LIB-NAME.pretty" and press button "Next >"
......@@ -62,13 +62,13 @@ Create foot print library
Create a 3D model for a foot print
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1. Create a 3D model with "FreeCAD" or "OpenSCAD".
2. Export the 3D model as STL (stereo lithography) mesh
01. Create a 3D model with "FreeCAD" or "OpenSCAD".
02. Export the 3D model as STL (stereo lithography) mesh
to "/usr/local/share/kicad/modules/packages3d/3D-LIB-NAME/3D-MODEL-NAME.stl".
3. If the 3D model is created with "OpenSCAD" import it to "FreeCAD"
03. If the 3D model is created with "OpenSCAD" import it to "FreeCAD"
and export it again as STL mesh.
This converts the STL file from plain text to binary format.
4. Import the 3D model to "Wings3D" (start Wings3D).
04. Import the 3D model to "Wings3D" (start Wings3D).
- Choose menu entry "File --> Import --> StereoLithography (.stl)..."
* Don't care about the horizontal Z axis.
* Mouse middle click activates camera view mode
......@@ -76,11 +76,11 @@ Create a 3D model for a foot print
- Mouse middle click (again) changes the view position
- Mouse left click exits the view mode
* Notice the the shortcut and tool tips on the bottom of the window!
5. Select menu entry "Window --> Outliner"
6. Select menu entry "Window --> Palette"
7. Select tool bar icon "Change to body selection mode" (the red cube)
8. Select the (whole) 3D model
9. Choose a color from the "Palette" (this defines the ground color)
05. Select menu entry "Window --> Outliner"
06. Select menu entry "Window --> Palette"
07. Select tool bar icon "Change to body selection mode" (the red cube)
08. Select the (whole) 3D model
09. Choose a color from the "Palette" (this defines the ground color)
* By clicking on a gray color field it is possible to define a custom color
10. Deselect the 3D model by clicking on it
10. Select tool bar icon "Change to face selection mode" (cube with red side)
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