Symbol generator script?


I there something similar to kicad-footprint-generator for symbols?

forum has this old post, linking to kiPart.

are any of these symbol-scripting efforts active projects at the moment?



The kicad-library-utils repo has a symbol generator inspired by the footprint generator by @pointhi The lib for it is in the KiCadSymbolGenerator subfolder. The connector generator makes use of it.

And there is the symgen by @bobc which is used to generate the logic symbols in the official lib:


For MCU or high pin count component, you can try uConfig :

This open source tool can extract pins from PDF datasheet and organize pins as you specify in a rule file.

Demo here :