Proper way to handle NC in Kicad when creating symbol

I have an MMA8452A accelerometer I would like to use in a board design. I created the symbol which is shown below, however, when I go to choose a QFN footprint and filter on pin count, no options show up. I definitely have 16 pins defined but I have several tagged as No Connect which I’m thinking might be confusing the pin count filter? What is the right way to do this? Have the pins NOT be “no connect” and then specify a NC when doing schematic design or is this a bug in the filtering?

Probably the QFN-16s in your libraries have an extra thermal pad, so the pad count is actually 17. If you add an extra pin 17 to your symbol it should match.


Yep, that did it. Thanks @bobc

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