I have a problem with Altium and i couldn't solve it.

When I add new symbol to my integrated library, by default it has 6 footprints and the symbol designator and comment is same every time (not Altium's default) and I should delete them every time to add my footprint and symbol. I want to change it back to the default (schematic symbol with no footprint, NO comment and default designator "*") please help me solve this problem.

Properties window

default footprints added to schematic symbol

  • \$\begingroup\$ I'm unsure what it is that you're trying to solve. \$\endgroup\$
    – Andy aka
    Mar 29, 2020 at 12:19
  • \$\begingroup\$ Did you try re-naming Component_1 as something like "Jumper_1" and saving the library? \$\endgroup\$ Mar 29, 2020 at 12:25
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Andyaka by default altium library symbol has no footprint, but in my altium new component has 6 footprints and I should delete them every time \$\endgroup\$
    – Hadi Barak
    Mar 29, 2020 at 12:29
  • \$\begingroup\$ @SpehroPefhany I tried but it's same \$\endgroup\$
    – Hadi Barak
    Mar 29, 2020 at 12:30
  • \$\begingroup\$ Did you confirm that the Component_1 no longer is in the library? \$\endgroup\$ Mar 29, 2020 at 12:31

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When you place that component on the schematic, you can select one of the six footprints, and that one footprint will be placed on the PC board.

You will find that many schematic components have multiple footprints associated with them - resistors may have footprints called axial0.4, 1206, 0805, ... for example.


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