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F4.2 Pin 1 should be located at the top left

Footprints should be oriented such that Pin 1 is located in the upper left corner (IPC-7351).

Exceptions

Where footprints cannot be oriented with pin 1 in the top-left quadrant, pin 1 should be aligned to the top

Two terminal footprints should be aligned with pin 1 on the left side