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FAQ Index Thread (3)

General topics I think I found a bug? Now what? Where is the official documentation? Cheat sheet Is it a good idea to use a nightly build version? Is there a ‘quick start’ Youtube video I can check out? Where are t…

About the FAQ category (1)
I installed KiCad 5 (under Linux) but there are no libraries. (The default option for sym lib table setup is disabled) (1)
I found a bug. What now? (2)
I had KiCad 4 installed previosly. Now i updated to v5. Now i have some problems with the library setup (1)
Tutorial: How to make a footprint (From scratch)? (3)
How to create a bill of materials (BOM)? (1)
Electrical type of schematic symbol pins (1)
ErrType(3): Pin connected to some others pins but no pin to drive it (3)
How can i install a specific version of the footprint library? (3)
How does KiCad know which symbol pin is connected to which pad of the footprint? (1)
How to check footprint correctness? (1)
How can i assign a footprint to a symbol? (1)
What is the difference between footprints and symbols? (1)
Creating a new footprint library (1)
Is it a good idea to use a nightly build version? (1)
FAQ renaming a project (5)
Why are holes covered with copper in the 3d viewer? (1)
Pcb_new: What is a canvas? (default [legacy], open-gl [accelerated] and cairo [fallback]) Is there a difference? (1)
What is the meaning of the layers in pcb_new and in the footprint editor? (1)
Using child pages off of the index page? (1)
Next time you decide to write up a detailed response to a question (2)