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 //​Translations of this page are also available in the following languages://​ [[documentation.ru|Русский]]. //​Translations of this page are also available in the following languages://​ [[documentation.ru|Русский]].
  
-====== gEDA Tool Suite on-line ​documentation ======+====== gEDA Tool Suite documentation ======
  
 These are the official project docs.  They have been converted from LaTeX and HTML documents into Wiki pages so that the gEDA community may more easily maintain them. These are the official project docs.  They have been converted from LaTeX and HTML documents into Wiki pages so that the gEDA community may more easily maintain them.
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   * [[tragesym_tutorial|tragesym tutorial]] on how to create symbols with the tragesym script.   * [[tragesym_tutorial|tragesym tutorial]] on how to create symbols with the tragesym script.
   * [[gnetlist scheme tutorial|Scripting a gnetlist backend in scheme]] by John Doty.   * [[gnetlist scheme tutorial|Scripting a gnetlist backend in scheme]] by John Doty.
 +  * [[geda:​hierarchy|Using hierarchy in schematics]]
 +  * [[geda:​xorn_getting_started|Getting started with Xorn]]
 +
 +===== Talks =====
 +Various talks and presentations on gEDA provide a good top-level overview of the project for those who are interested:
 +
 +[[http://​www.eevblog.com/​2010/​10/​27/​eevblog-121-geda-interview-with-dj-delorie/​|gEDA session]]
 +DJ Delorie did at Renesas DevCon 2010 (the slides for it are
 +[[http://​www.delorie.com/​electronics/​rulz/​|here]] under “Presentations and Other Info”)
 +
 +[[http://​ignite.oreilly.com/​2009/​02/​ignite-boston-5-wrap-up-videos.html|Ignite 5 video]]
 +given by Stuart Brorson about “Hardware design and the gEDA Project”
  
 ===== General ===== ===== General =====
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   * [[ gEDA:PCB tips ]] : Tips and tricks for using PCB.   * [[ gEDA:PCB tips ]] : Tips and tricks for using PCB.
   * [[ gEDA:Guile scripting ]] : Guile functions & variables provided by the gEDA tools.   * [[ gEDA:Guile scripting ]] : Guile functions & variables provided by the gEDA tools.
 +  * [[ gEDA:​symbols |Symbol guide]] : Symbols and attributes explained
  
   * [[gaf]]   * [[gaf]]
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   * **[[gEDA:​gschem_ug|gschem User's Guide]]**   * **[[gEDA:​gschem_ug|gschem User's Guide]]**
   * [[geda:​gschem_symbol_creation|Symbol Creation Guide]]   * [[geda:​gschem_symbol_creation|Symbol Creation Guide]]
 +  * [[geda:​gschem_symbol_generators|Symbol generators for gschem]]
 +
 ===== gnetlist - Netlister ===== ===== gnetlist - Netlister =====
   * **[[gEDA:​gnetlist_ug|gnetlist User's Guide]]**   * **[[gEDA:​gnetlist_ug|gnetlist User's Guide]]**
 +  * [[gEDA:​gnetlist Scheme primitives]]
   * [[gEDA:​csygas|Circuit Simulation using gEDA and SPICE - HOWTO]]   * [[gEDA:​csygas|Circuit Simulation using gEDA and SPICE - HOWTO]]
   * [[gEDA:​na_howto|net= attribute mini-HOWTO]]   * [[gEDA:​na_howto|net= attribute mini-HOWTO]]
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     * [[http://​www.brorson.com/​gEDA/​SPICE/​intro.html|Circuit Simulation using gEDA and SPICE - HOWTO]] (HTML version)\\ by Stuart Brorson (20 December 2004).\\ Please report if this URL is not the latest version.     * [[http://​www.brorson.com/​gEDA/​SPICE/​intro.html|Circuit Simulation using gEDA and SPICE - HOWTO]] (HTML version)\\ by Stuart Brorson (20 December 2004).\\ Please report if this URL is not the latest version.
     * [[http://​www.brorson.com/​gEDA/​HOWTO/​gEDA_Spice_HOWTO-20050103.pdf|Circuit Simulation using gEDA and SPICE - HOWTO]] (PDF version)\\ by Stuart Brorson (5 January 2005).     * [[http://​www.brorson.com/​gEDA/​HOWTO/​gEDA_Spice_HOWTO-20050103.pdf|Circuit Simulation using gEDA and SPICE - HOWTO]] (PDF version)\\ by Stuart Brorson (5 January 2005).
 +  * [[http://​www.myken.nl/​en/​tut/​ngspice_with_gEDA_cheat_sheet|gEDA - ngspice cheat sheet including a mini how to use the XSPICE models]]
  
  
 ====== ngspice ====== ====== ngspice ======
 +  * [[http://​www.ngspice.org/​|Ngspice home page]]
   * [[http://​ngspice.sourceforge.net/​docs/​ngspice-manual.pdf|ngspice User Manual]]   * [[http://​ngspice.sourceforge.net/​docs/​ngspice-manual.pdf|ngspice User Manual]]
 +  * [[gEDA:​ngspice and gschem]]
   * [[gEDA:​ngspice_mp|ngspice man-page]] -- note   * [[gEDA:​ngspice_mp|ngspice man-page]] -- note
   * [[gEDA:​ngnutmeg_mp|ngnutmeg man-page]] -- note   * [[gEDA:​ngnutmeg_mp|ngnutmeg man-page]] -- note
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 ====== gnucap ====== ====== gnucap ======
-  * [[http://​www.gnucap.org/​|Gnucap ​Wiki]]+  * [[http://​www.gnucap.org/​|Gnucap ​home page]]
   * [[http://​www.gnucap.org/​gnucap-man.pdf|The Gnu Circuit Analysis Package Users manual]] -- January 21,2004 version   * [[http://​www.gnucap.org/​gnucap-man.pdf|The Gnu Circuit Analysis Package Users manual]] -- January 21,2004 version
   * [[http://​www.gnucap.org/​papers/​gnucap-model-compiler.pdf|The Gnucap Model Compiler]]   * [[http://​www.gnucap.org/​papers/​gnucap-model-compiler.pdf|The Gnucap Model Compiler]]
  
 ====== gSpiceUI ====== ====== gSpiceUI ======
-  * Please look inside the gSpiceUI ​tarball for documentation+  * [[http://​users.tpg.com.au/​micksw012/​gspiceui.html|gSpiceUI ​home page]]
  
 ====== PCB ====== ====== PCB ======
 +  * [[http://​pcb.geda-project.org/​|PCB home page]]
   * The pcb FAQ: [[faq-pcb]]   * The pcb FAQ: [[faq-pcb]]
   * The official [[http://​pcb.geda-project.org/​manual.html|manual of pcb]]   * The official [[http://​pcb.geda-project.org/​manual.html|manual of pcb]]
-  * A very detailed [[http://www.brorson.com/gEDA/​land_patterns_20070818.pdf|manual on footprint creation]] by Stephen Meier and Stuart Brorson. ​It also covers ​most of the syntax of the *.pcb format. ​The document refers to the 2007 version of pcb.+  * A very detailed [[http://wiki.geda-project.org/_media/geda:land_patterns_20070818.pdf|manual on footprint creation]] by Stephen Meier and Stuart Brorson. covers *.pcb file format. ​ ​Remains compatible with current file formats.
   * The [[geda:​pcb_mp|man-page of pcb]]   * The [[geda:​pcb_mp|man-page of pcb]]
 +  * HOWTO: [[Add a ground plane to your layout]]
 +  * [[pcb:​Footprint generators]] for pcb
 +  * [[pcb:​plugins]]
  
 ====== gerbv ====== ====== gerbv ======
 +  * [[http://​gerbv.geda-project.org/​|gerbv home page]]
   * [[geda:​gerbv_mp|gerbv man-page]]   * [[geda:​gerbv_mp|gerbv man-page]]
   * [[geda:​gerbv_pnp_README|Searching for Parts and marking them on screen (in gerbv)]]   * [[geda:​gerbv_pnp_README|Searching for Parts and marking them on screen (in gerbv)]]
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 ====== Icarus Verilog ====== ====== Icarus Verilog ======
  
-  * [[Icarus|Icarus Verilog]]+  * [[http://​iverilog.icarus.com/​|Icarus Verilog ​home page]] 
 +  * [[Icarus|HOWTOs,​ READMEs, tutorials]]
  
-====== GTKWave ====== 
- 
-GTKWave is a wave viewer which reads LXT, LXT2, VZT, FST, and GHW files as well as standard Verilog VCD/EVCD files. 
- 
-   * [[http://​gtkwave.sourceforge.net/​|GTKWave home page]] 
 ====== Wcalc ====== ====== Wcalc ======
  
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 ====== covered ====== ====== covered ======
 +  * [[http://​covered.sourceforge.net/​|covered home page]]
   * [[http://​covered.sourceforge.net/​user/​index.html|covered User Manual]] -- link to latest covered documentation on sourceforge   * [[http://​covered.sourceforge.net/​user/​index.html|covered User Manual]] -- link to latest covered documentation on sourceforge
   * **covered Report Viewer** -- available in the Help menu of the GUI report utility   * **covered Report Viewer** -- available in the Help menu of the GUI report utility
   * [[geda:​covered__mp|covered man-page]]   * [[geda:​covered__mp|covered man-page]]
 +
 +====== Data plotting and viewing ======
 +  * [[http://​gtkwave.sourceforge.net/​|GTKWave]] -- Digital waveform viewer which reads LXT, LXT2, VZT, FST, and GHW files as well as standard Verilog VCD/EVCD files.
 +  * [[http://​www.telltronics.org/​software/​gwave/​| gwave]] -- analog waveform viewer
 +  * [[http://​www.rvq.fr/​linux/​gaw.php|gaw]] -- analog waveform viewer, a rewrite of gwave
 +  * [[http://​www.comefly.us/​|KJWaves]] -- viewing, modifying, and simulating SPICE CIRCUIT files
 +
 +====== Interaction with other EDA tools ======
 +  * [[gEDA:​Conversion utilities]] for importing other EDA tools' data.
  
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