Import a component symbol to the schematic

This article is part of an introduction tutorial called CrashCourse2
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The following image shows an empty schematic page. Now we import a symbol from the sidebar. Click M1H upon the symbol pictogram of a LED and bring it into the schematic by drag and drop.

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A click M1 on the pictogram will open the component browser to import further parts of this component family.

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Drawing frame

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In case the component value appears too big, you might change it by M11 upon it's handle cross. The appearing dialog allows to modify the entries. "LED_RED_5mm" stands for Component Value. "D1" stands for "Component Name".

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Displace / Move / Relocate from

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Now get in two dual pole connectors to the schematic by the same procedure...

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...and place them at a convenient location. Rotate any symbol prior to dropping by the use of the keyboard key [t] which stands for turn or by a mouseclick M2.

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