Library Conventions | KiCad EDA

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Library maintainer rules & guidelines

S5.1 Symbols with a default footprint link to a valid footprint file

  1. For atomic symbols (those with an associated default footprint), the Footprint field must be filled with a valid entry of the format <footprint_library>:<footprint_name>.

  2. For generic symbols (those which map to multiple possible footprints), the Footprint field must be left blank