I’m new to footprint editing using KiCad, and I’m having some trouble putting together a non-standard pad for a component. The pad in question is shown here:
I’ve created the pad in FreeCAD, per the dimensions shown above, and imported it as a DXF in KiCAD:
EDIT: I can only post one image for some reason, I’ll add the next two images in subsequent posts below.
A couple of issues/questions:
- The DXF appears to be a wireframe only; do I need to apply fill in FreeCAD or can this be done in KiCad?
- Is F.Paste the correct layer on which to import the DXF?
- When I view the imported pad in 3D viewer, the number of segments in the arc is drastically reduce (see below). What’s the issue here/is this normal?
EDIT: See third post for this image.
Any guidance here would be great!