Library Conventions | KiCad EDA

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Library maintainer rules & guidelines

F9.1 Footprint meta-data is filled in as appropriate

  1. Reference field must be set to REF**

  2. Value and Footprint Name fields must match footprint filename (ignoring the .kicad_mod extension)

  3. Description field contains comma-separated device information. Where appropriate, a URL to the footprint datasheet should be included.

  4. Keywords field contains space-separated keyword values