Componentsbeta for Circuit Diagram

Configurations

A configuration is a specific way in which the properties of a component are set such that the component conforms to a specific requirement.

For example, the "Resistor" component has a configuration called "Variable resistor" which requires that the "Type" property is set to "Variable".

Using configurations has several benefits:

  • The user can add a specific configuration of a component to the toolbox
  • Allows the component to implement more than one common component

The <declaration> section may contain only one <configurations> tag, which itself contains one or more <configuration> tags.

The name attribute contains the name of the configuration and the value attribute contains a comma-separated list of property requirements, in the format:

PropertyName:Value,PropertyName:Value

The requirements for a configuration can only be based on enum properties.

Example

The configurations for the standard Resistor component:

<configurations>
    <configuration name="Resistor" value="Type:Standard" />
    <configuration name="Variable Resistor" value="Type:Variable" />
    <configuration name="Potentiometer" value="Type:Potentiometer" />
    <configuration name="Thermistor" value="Type:Thermistor" />
    <configuration name="LDR" value="Type:LDR" />
</configurations>

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