KiCad Features

KiKit is a panelization utility that supports panel fiducials (alignment markers.) (EasyEDA and Altium have a built-in panelization UI.) The KiCad fiducials key is “F”.

Panelizing boards within KiCad – Random KiCad Tips

– there is a component table for bulk mgmt. of parts

– use “X” icon for marking pins as No Connect, otherwise DRC will emit errors

– there is a high-frequency creepage plugin that is 2D (Altium has a built-in 3D creepage checker)

KiCAD Quick-Start Tutorial

High Power Circuit Board Design (PCB) – KiCad 5 – : Part 1/2,
Part 2/2

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