Drawing a Schematic

Create a Schematic File

Use File/New and Save as to create a schematic with a name of your choice.

Load a Drawing Frame

Load library FRAMES with USE and place a frame of your choice with ADD.

Place Symbols

Load appropriate libraries with USE and place symbols (see ADD, MOVE, DELETE, ROTATE, NAME, VALUE). Where a particular component is not available, define a new one with the library editor.

Draw Bus Connections

Using the BUS command, draw bus connections. You can NAME a bus in such a way that you can drag nets out of the bus which are named accordingly.

Draw Net Connections

Using the NET command, connect up the pins of the various elements on the drawing. Intersecting nets may be made into connections with the JUNCTION command.

Index Copyright © 2005 CadSoft Computer GmbH