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Re: [PATCH] Draw items in block move in pcbnew


All right. Based on your and Jean-Pierre's comments it seems that the
sole use of and idea behind the block operations is to move (or copy
or flip or whatever) the entire board and nothing else. I'm mostly
using it to move smaller groups of footprints/tracks/... around, and
very often it would be nice to see where the items are going. Maybe
show items/rectangle only could be an option (in the block item dialog
or somewhere else). Anyways, if it takes several minutes to redraw
your board, how do you cope with zooming or anything else that
refreshes the the whole screen?


On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 11:45 PM, Brian F. G. Bidulock
<bidulock@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Marco,
> On Sun, 31 Oct 2010, Marco Mattila wrote:
>> Comments?
> I really don't want it displaying more than a rectangle.  The reason
> is that block operations are the only way of moving an entire board.
> My entire boards have 22,000 features.  It will take me several minutes
> of watching the screen blink and frag out trying to display all 22,000
> features each time the cursor moves a pixel.  Not to mention recalculating
> ratnests!  Please don't.
> --brian

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