# 8.2. pyopus.netlister.kicadxml — Support for importing KiCad netlists in XML format¶

Module for importing KiCAD XML netlist. It also opens all .sch files in the hierarchy including and under the sheet for which the XML file was generated and collects verbatim text blocks.

The .sch files are assumed to be in the same folder as the intermediate XML netlist.

pyopus.netlister.kicadxml.readKicadXML(filename)[source]

Reads a KiCAD XML netlist from file filename and returns the netlist as a Python structure.