Library Conventions | KiCad EDA

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Library maintainer rules & guidelines

S7.1 Power flag symbols

Power flag symbols are special symbols in KiCad, used to designate global nets. These symbols use a special RefDes value to indicate that they must be considered as global power flags

  1. Reference Designator must be set to #PWR

  2. Power flag symbols must contain exactly one pin, which is set to invisible

  3. Electrical pin type must be set to Power Input

  4. Pin name must match the symbol name

The example image below demonstrates the requirements as listed above: