Working at JPL on Sunday huh!?? A buddy of mine used to work there years
ago.

Thanks for the tip. I think I'll give it a shot. P&P isn't a problem, these
have to be had inserted and soldered anyway!

Tony


> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of John M. Cardone
> Sent: Sunday, February 03, 2002 10:12 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Component partition
>
>
> Tony,
> You could keep the schematic symbols separate and add alternate packages
> that would have convenient origins to allow correct placement to mimic a
> single package on the pwb. The schematic should make it clear that D1 is
> related to SW1. If the single package is used you can blank the diode
> reference designator. Problem? pick and place, BOM, extraneous lines on
> assembly drawing....
> John
>
> Tony Karavidas wrote:
> >
> > Here's one to ponder:
> >
> > I have a schematic that uses an array of SPST switches and LEDs.
> >
> > On the PCB, I want to potentially keeps these as integrated parts, or
> > possibly as separate LEDs and switches.
> >
> > How can I draw one schematic and still have the flexibility to
> use either
> > physical configuration? If I keep the LED and switch arrays
> separate in the
> > sch, then annotation will make two parts (D1 and SW1) for each
> switch with a
> > built-in LED.
> >
> > If I make a special sch symbol that contains an LED and a switch, the
> > schematic is ugly as hell, and THEN I can't use a separate switch and
> > separate LED.
> >
> > What would you do???
> >
> > Tony
>
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