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I started to make my own eagle library with all basic parts like resistors, capacitors, inductors and so on...

I know there is a standard for electronic symbols but I couldn't find the dimensions of the symbols (for example the width and height of a resistor) (I'm talking about DIN here).

Does someone know where I can get that information?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Make them the same size as the ones in the supplied libraries. You shouldn't need to create your own symbols, anyway. \$\endgroup\$ – Leon Heller Jun 1 '15 at 15:46
  • \$\begingroup\$ I would say it's a matter of common sense and practicality. Make sure similar components' symbols are the same size on the screen/schematic. E.g. a resistor takes up the same space as a fuse, inductor, thermistor, etc; a transistor is the same size as a MOSFET, JFET, SCR, thyristor, etc. \$\endgroup\$ – CharlieHanson Jun 1 '15 at 17:32
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From IEC 60617 (preview) :

The meaning of a symbol is defined by its shape and by its content. The size and line thickness do not affect the meaning. The minimum size of a symbol shall be such that the rules for line thickness, spacing of lines, lettering, etc. can be applied. Within these constraints, the symbols intended for installation diagrams and network maps may be enlarged or reduced to suit the scale of the plan or map.

Refer to page 6 of the referenced document for more info.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ vector graphics magic \$\endgroup\$ – Vladimir Cravero Jun 1 '15 at 16:21

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