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Re: Vias in Pcbnew
Wed, 23 Sep 2009 11:43:32 -0000
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, jean-pierre charras - INPG <jean-pierre.charras@...> wrote:
> Isaac a écrit :
> > Greetings to All,
> > I'm new to the group, so I ask forgiveness to my ignorance, but...
> > Why aren't the vias in Pcbnew drawn WYSIWYG on the screen if it is so
> > easy to do so?
> Vias must be easy to locate, so they must differ from pads.
> This is important for hight density boards.
> These boards can use also microvias, and blind and buried vias. One
> *must* see easily these different vias, that can overlap, and tracks
> usually overlap.
> For 6 copper layers (and more) boards, this is not an easy task.
> So i do not understand the meaning of WYSIWYG for superimposed buried
> vias (incuding microvias)
OK, understood and agreed, but isn't it worthy having a separate configuration for the people who needs only standard vias and would like to see them filled (perhaps in a different color than pads)?