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Re: My thoughts on what would make Kicad the ideal program.


--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "dioiioib" <dioiioib@...> wrote:

> > The working layer should be on top of all other layers on the display, so you can see what you are doing.
> I agree, even if this means flipping the board so you can see the underside correctly.

Please no... one of the sacred tenants in pcb layout is that the board is ALWAYS seen from above. If you start to flip a 40cm board (been there :D) athigh magnification you lose your way pretty fast.

And I don't know how you would handle internal layer that way (flip only for the bottom half?)

High contrast mode is way more useful. A REALLY good idea would be selective drawing mode for layers (i.e. the current one solid, the other ones sketched); hope to see that in the layer visibility patch/toolbar.

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