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Re: New schematic file format.
>>> 4) Provide support for schematic editor settings that can be restored between
>>> schematic editing sessions?
>> YES! It would be cool to have basically *all* the settings in there. I see
>> value to even recording the current sheet in view, maybe even the mouse
>> pointer setting, colors, what not, so that a user can pass a schematic file
>> to a support person and actually convey what he/she is seeing and how it looks.
> This makes version control for projects almost impossible. I agree
> that you want those settings available, but in a separate file would
> be much better for schematics under version control.
> I'm not a fan of a million different files either, but a schematic
> user options file would mean everyone working on a centralised project
> can have their own local preferences without affecting the schematic
> in the repository.
> This way it works for version control, and in a support role someone
> could forward you both the schematic and schematic user option files.
> Does this sound like a reasonable case?
It is a valid consideration and point, driven by the desire to use version
control on the schematic.