Create a project from KiCAD

The steps you need to upload a custom project from a KiCAD board layout file

Project Creation
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November 22, 2021

In order to create a project in inspectAR using KiCAD, you are going to need to upload your board layout file into the tool.

Step 1: Create a Project

Step 2: Find your kicad_pcb File

Navigate to your project directory and find your board layout file. You’ll know you have the right one from the icon shown below, as well as the file extension *.kicad_pcb. To ensure the file is in the correct format - make sure you can open, and re-save the file in the latest version of KiCAD.

Step 3: (Optional) Add a BOM

You can also add a CSV bom to your project. For even more info, follow our tutorial on that step here.

Finish Up

Give your project a name and then you are good to go!

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