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Re: Component library editor improvements.
Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@...>
Mon, 14 Sep 2009 15:23:52 -0400
Thunderbird 184.108.40.206 (Windows/20090812)
Vesa Solonen wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
>> If no one objects to these changes, I will implement them as part of the
>> the next few rounds of component library editor improvements.
> Go ahead from me too. Also if you got the knack for it, how about devising
> a tool for arranging objects on an arc with defined spacings (angle). That
> would be very handy for footprints like rotary switches and tube sockets.
> Custom round led bars, etc... Some nice schematic symbols too.
I would like to see some additional editing tools like snapping to other
objects, arrays, etc. as well. However, before I am willing to head
down that path I want to finish cleaning up the component library
drawing object code ( my guess is the schematic and pcb drawing object
code suffers from the similar issues ). If that task isn't completed
first, then the each new editing feature will just make current code
even more difficult to maintain. Once the base code is solid, then
adding new editor features should be a much reasonable task.