schematic symbols catalog: now with alphabetic index

Sébastien Bourdeauducq sebastien.bourdeauducq at
Wed Jul 11 11:52:45 EDT 2012

Nice! Looking forward to switching Milkymist boards to Kicad entirely :)


On 07/11/2012 05:49 PM, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> I made a little update to the catalog of KiCad components (symbols):
> it now starts with an alphabetic index, complete with links to the
> respective pages:
> This should help with looking up things for reviews and such. The
> start of the index page is also at the beginning of the table of
> contents, so it's easy to jump back, even if the PDF viewer doesn't
> have a "go to the beginning" button.
> I also renamed the program that generates all this from "genex" to
> "gencat". The "ex" in "genex" was for the "expanded view" of
> components, i.e., the labeling of pin types. The idea is to extend
> the program to make catalogs also for footprints (modules), hence
> the name change.
> To upgrade, do this:
> cd eda-tools
> make -C genex uninstall
> git pull
> make -C gencat install
> I've also updated the program's name in
> kicad-libs/components/Makefile
> - Werner

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