PCB Library Component

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The PCB Library Component dialog


This dialog provides controls to configure properties for the PCB library component.


The dialog is accessed from the PCB Library Editor in the following ways:

  • Use the Home | Library |  » Component Properties command from the main menus.
  • Double-click on the entry for the component in the Components region of the PCB Library panel. Alternatively, right-click on the component in the PCB Library  then choose Component Properties from the contaxe menu.


  • Name - the name of the component model.
  • Height - the height of the component model. This value is checked by the Height Placement design rule. Note that this value is not checked by the Component Clearance design rule; it performs clearance checking on 3D body objects included in the PCB footprints.
  • Description - a meaningful description of the component model.


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