# How To Write Python Scripts In KiCAD

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## PCB Scripting

The library pcbnew will be automatically available to you when running the script within pcbnew, all you need to do is to import it:

 1 2 3  import pcbnew board = pcbnew.GetBoard() 

Scripts are placed in <kicad installation dir>/scripting/plugins/. They then show up in pcbnew under Tools > External Plugins.

## Authors

### Geoffrey Hunter

Dude making stuff.