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VideoVideos:  Creating a Custom Footprint and Create a Custom Footprint when part is/not available from DIgi-Key.

In the Search View, if you see the footprint icon below, a footprint exists for this part.  If the footprint does not already exist or you want a different footprint, use the Footprint Creator.


Select one of the methods below to start building symbols:

  • Method #1:  From Search, select More and Choose Footprint.  
  • Method #2:  From the My Footprintspage, select Create Footprint.  Use this method to create a footprint if a DigiKey search returns no results.
  • Method #3:  From the Home page, select Create Footprint which takes you to the My Symbols page.


There are 2 methods of creating a new footprint in PartQuest:


Custom Footprints- Footprint Creator