[ALUG] Looking for simple[ish] drawing program for basic circuit diagrams

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Wed Dec 22 12:55:14 GMT 2010

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 07:25:26PM +0000, Wayne Stallwood wrote:
> On 21/12/10 15:28, Chris G wrote:
> >I want to put some simple circuit diagrams on web pages (or at least
> >accessible from web pages) so I'm looking for a drawing program that is
> >either easy to add circuit symbols to or has them already.
> >
> >I was going to use dia but whenever I try to actually use it I don't
> >find it's as easy as it should be, I've Google'd a bit and found
> >xcircuit which is quite a nice program but the mouse/keyboard usage is
> >so non-standard it would take me ages to get used to it.
> >
> >Does anyone have any alternative suggestions or ideas?
> >
> I use the Schematic editor from the gEDA suite, it's a bit clunky
> looking but actually works pretty well once you get the hang of it,
> it has a selection of standard component forms but not many specific
> devices so you'll have to manage your own pin maps for the most
> part.
I really don't want specific devices because I want to have circuit
diagrams to wire from rather than analyse the circuit's operation.

I have gEDA installled and it's one of my possibles.

Chris Green

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