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zakariya mohammad (Jakki)
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Different between net label, net class directive label, global label, hierarchical label

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  1. In short :

    • Use Net labels to names the nets or connection on the same sheet.
    • Use Global labels to make global connection, across different sheets.
    • Hierarchical labels works only with Hierarchical sheets. It connects to the Hierarchical sheet outline, where the labels can be imported from the underlying schematic.
    • Net Class directive label is used to assign Net Class to particular net, which can be used during routing in the PCB editor. Here is a video explanation about it (which also contain the explanation for Net classes)

      Currently we don’t have a video explaining Global and Hierarchical label, so please take a look at KiCad documentation.

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