Hello, I’m not really familiar with coordinate systems, especially not in the KiCad circuit board editor.

Is this correct as I drew it and is the caption correct?

Hello, I’m not really familiar with coordinate systems, especially not in the KiCad circuit board editor.

Is this correct as I drew it and is the caption correct?

Yes I read that. I would like to make a description of how to precisely align a component in the pcb.

These are the pictures I created for it. All I know is that the coordinate system starts at 0° on the right and

ends at 180° on the left. Above are the positive angles and below are the negative ones.

It was difficult for me to align the components correctly the first time, because I assumed Ps. So 360° and last position + or - change of direction.

As far as angle display is concerned, I’ve observed that the arc tool uses [0,360) but the dimension tool uses (-180,180]. Which probably makes sense in the former case, since negative arcs aren’t much use, and arcs like 270° are useful.

The FAQ article tells that the default coordinate system of the PCB editor starts from the upper left, and **Y grows (positive) downwards**. I’m not sure what your quadrants describe.

Yes, thanks.

The title is a bit misleading as I assumed it had something to do with the coordinate system. But it is only indirectly so. I now have the help ready so far.

I would be happy if you check out the eng. can check google translation.

See how polar coordinates looks like when it is turned on (middle of the status bar):

Maybe you want to add snap points (VIAS, for example) at precise angles of your board (use finest grid available).

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