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Re: Layers visibility [1 Attachment]


--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@...> wrote:
> It is a start of some brainstorming that should be done. During 
> brainstorming, it is important to not be critical until a number of 
> ideas have been proposed.
> Another idea is to simply make the color dialog, almost as is, 
> modeless. I have a dual monitor system, and it would be no problem to 
> park that dialog on the 2nd monitor and leave it there while I work on 
> the other. 
So you are thinking to some floating dialogs or about some (un)dockable toolbars ?
wxAUI controls demo could give some good hints.

> I also want to see the UI allow naming of the layers. The board format 
> supports this now, but there is no way to rename layers within PCBNEW, 
> you have to use a text editor on the board file. So with this goal in 
> mind, it would be wise to find a way to dove tail in the layer name 
> editing into any layer UI enhancements.
On this i agree.