i created an new component. If I place the symbolname in the symbol editor like shown in the left picture its placed in the schematic on anoter place. Is this an bug? I tried for hours to find an answer why its not the same
place. Can anybody help me?
Uncheck “Automatically place symbol fields”.
Thanks, this works fine. I would have never ever found this checkbox if you hadn’t told me.
The auto placement is necessary to be able to rotate or mirror symbols and have a somewhat nice result from the get go.
Sadly kicad also uses the auto placer if the symbol is not manipulated in such a manner. I suggested to change this over on the bugtracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1841523
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