Add New Snippet

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 The Add New Snippet dialog

The Add New Snippet dialog


The Add New Snippet dialog allows you to add new snippets (design segments) to a Snippets Examples Windows folder for later use in other designs. 


This dialog can be accessed in the following ways:

  • With a sub-circuit selected in the PCB document, right click then select Snippets » Create Snippet from union.
  • With an object selected in the schematic, right click then select Snippets » Create Snippet from selected objects.


  • Name - use this text box to enter a name for the newly added snippet.
  • Create in - specifies the default folder ("Snippets Examples") for the new snippet. A child folder with the name you created using the New Folder button wiil also appear.
  • New Folder - use this button to open the Folder Properties dialog and create a child folder for the snippets under Snippets Examples.
  • Comment - use this text box to include a meaningful comment for the new snippet.
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