gmk_sym man page

gmk_sym — create rectangular symbols for gschem from a text file

Synopsis

gmk_sym [ -d ] inputfile.txt > outputfile.sym

gmk_sym -h|-?

Description

gmk_sym is a program to create rectangular symbols for gschem from a file composed of comma separated lines.

Options

-d
Turn on debug output
-h, -?
Display usage information

File Format

The input file format is:

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lines starting with ';' are comment lines and are not processed;
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The 1st valid line describes a device:

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1st value: device name
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2nd value: visible name
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3rd value: visible name location on package
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4th value: box's hoz size, in pins spacings
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5th value: box's ver size, in pins spacings
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6th value: uref prefix, like U or J
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7th value: Footprint
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8th value: Total number of pins on device (including hidden)
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All other valid lines describes the symbol's pins:

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1st value: pin name
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2nd value: pin number
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3rd value: pin shape, choice of: line, clock, dot&line
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4th value: side of box to attach the pin,choice of: R, L, T, B
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5th value: location of pin on side of box, in pin spacings
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6th value: (optional) pin type attribute: in, out, io, oc, oe, pas, tp, tri, clk, pwr

Author

Jerry O'Keefe <jerryok@pacbell.net>

See Also

gschem(1)

Info

September 25th, 2013 gEDA Project 1.8.2.20130925