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SprintFont is a plugin for Sprint-Layout v6 2021 and newer version. Insert text in other fonts, Import the footprint from Kicad EasyEDA, Insert Qrcode, Supports auto-routing.
Features sprintFont for Sprint-Layout v6.0
- Insert text in other fonts
- Import the footprint from Kicad/EasyEDA
- Insert the SVG image
- Insert Qrcode
- Supports auto-routing
- Add teardrop pads
- Rounded-tracks feature
Usage sprintFont plugin for Sprint-Layout v6.0 import Kicad EasyEDA for Sprint-Layout
Decompress sprintFont to a directory, open Sprint-Layout v6.0 2021 and newer version, click menu [“Extras” / “Define Plugin”]
Locate the sprintFont.exe
Execute the plugin by clicking menu [“Extras” / “Run Plugin”]
Insert text in other fonts in Sprint Layout PCB
Switch to the “Font” page
Choose a font and change some parameters for your application.
Return to Sprint-Layout by clicking “OK”, the text you entered will be “sticky” on the mouse, move to the desired position and click the mouse to drop it. If the layer “C2 (Back copper)” or “S2 (Back silkscreen)” is selected, the font is automatically mirrored horizontally.
For unicode symbols in font file, you can digit “\u1234” to insert it into Sprint-Layout (replace 1234 with the unicode code of symbol)
Import footprint from Kicad and EasyEDA for Sprint-Layout
Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any loss caused by the incorrect package imported by this plugin. If you do not agree with this disclaimer, please stop using this plugin immediately.
Switch to the “Footprint” page
Import footprint from Kicad PCB for Sprint-Layout 6
Kicad installer is already packaged with numerous footprint libraries. If you would rather not install Kicad, you can just download the libraries from this link Kicad official libraries, in addition, many component search websites also provide footprint library in Kicad format, such as Component Search Engine.
Click the button on the right side of the text box to select the footprint kicad_mod file in your machine to import to Sprint-Layout. It is compatible with Kicad_v5 and Kicad_v6 format.
Import footprint from EasyEDA PCB for Sprint-Layout 6
If you want to import the footprint from EasyEDA, the first thing is to find the LCSC part code of the component, you can go to the website EasyEDA site, Click the “Library” in the left navigation bar, search and pick the LCSC part code at the bottom of the page.
Digit the LCSC code in the text box, press Enter or click the “Ok” button to import it.
Insert SVG image and Qrcode in Sprint-Layout PCB
This plugin also supports the importation of SVG vector graphics, but it does not implement all SVG commands internally, so it can only support simple graphics, such as LOGO.
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