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On Tuesday 26 January 2016 13:03:13 M. J. Everitt (m DOT j DOT everitt AT iee DOT org) 

[...]

> Whilst I honestly don't want to sound like I'm teaching the proverbial
> grandmother to suck eggs, after a bit of practice, it's really easy to
> draw your own symbols and footprints in gEDA, and yes I know from
> experience that the libraries can often be 'just a bit off'.
>
> There are some efforts to provide library import/export from other
> sources, but for small volumes it really does makes sense to do a bit
> of your own homework, look up the dimensions, zoom Right in and trace
> a few bits out.
>
> As always, different people like different methods (ymmv), so I'm not
> saying this will work 100% for you, but I've found it relatively
> painless myself :).

That observation is well founded, but it takes time to master it too.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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