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Learn how easy it is to create your own components (symbols and footprints). Along with the basics we will be demonstrating how to create complex symbols consisting of many different sections and how to map a symbol to a number of different footprints.


What we will cover:


  • Intro – symbols, footprints and mappings
  • Creating a symbol
  • Multi-part symbols
  • Common pins & power pins on multi-part symbols
  • Footprints
  • Using the wizard
  • Pin mapping symbol -> footprint
  • Assigning multiple footprints to a symbol


We will be hosting a Q&A session after the presentation so join us live.



James Harriman, Manager, Technical Partnerships

James Harriman has a background in electronics repair and test and has many years of experience with Protel and Altium Designer and more recently CircuitStudio. James now manages the technical aspects of Altium's relationships with their partner companies such as Newark element14, with CircuitStudio.



Peter Barnard, Global Software Applications Engineer

Peter graduated in Electronic Engineering in the mid 80’s and has enjoyed a successful career in the industry as an electronics / software design engineer. Working as a Global Software Applications Engineer for Premier Farnell draws on his extensive experience to help champion our software product range with customers and provide a really great technical support service.

Webinar Recording

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