----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan G." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2001 9:23 AM
Subject: [PEDA] more footprints


> Greetings all,
>
>   When editing a library part, the component description only allows 4
> footprints to be associated with that part. This can be seen again when
> placing a part on a schematic, giving only four choices of footprints
> (ie:resistors) plus whatever you can remember.
>
>   My question is: Is there a way of increasing the number of listed
> footprints without having to memorize, write down or search the pcb
> library for the unlisted footprints?
>
> Regards,
>   Dan

Dan:

Instead of having only 1 "Resistor" schematic part, make several, ie..
"1/4WResistor", "1/2WResistor", etc... You should be able to get away with
less than 4 footprints for each of these, even considering through hole and
surface mount.

Greg

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