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Offline vini_i

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dollar sign in auto generated name
« on: January 16, 2015, 12:49:45 am »
how do i set up auto name generation for library parts that i've created.

for example when i place a premade resistor or capacitor it gives it a nice auto generated name like R7 or C22.

when i place my own parts they get a name like U$2.

how do i get rid of the dollar sign?
 

Offline 3roomlab

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Re: dollar sign in auto generated name
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2015, 01:09:29 am »
in library edit window

when you make symbols ... you need to assign a ">NAME" (a text field)

then in device view, you need to specify what prefix (lower right, the cluster of few buttons)

prefix = Rxxx, Cxxx, etc

try load a "good" component and look at the symbol, and the prefix fields
« Last Edit: January 16, 2015, 01:16:06 am by 3roomlab »
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Offline vini_i

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Re: dollar sign in auto generated name
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2015, 01:16:28 am »
thanks that was just what i needed  :)
 

Offline Sirius631

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Re: dollar sign in auto generated name
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2015, 03:00:32 am »
Yes, thanks. This was missing from the Sparkfun tutorial that I had been following.
 


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