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Re: Kicad preference questions


On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 10:26:21PM -0500, Moses McKnight wrote:
> Hi,
> There are a few quirks with preferences in Kicad it seems.  I'm
> running Kicad on Ubuntu 12.04 from Adam's PPA.
> 1. The first is that the preferences file for eeschema has changed
> recently from .eeschema to .EESchema - is this intentional?

Noticed that too. Also the mixed case is not 'traditional' for dot

> 2. When I change the grid size it always goes back to 50 mils after
> I restart eeschema.  Shouldn't there be a way to save that?  I think
> it used to.

Uhmm... for pcbnew it should save. Never changed eeschema grid, so
I can't say

> 3. It seems to me it would make a lot more sense to put the library
> search paths in the .eeschema preferences file than in the project
> file.  Do people actually use different paths for library files for
> projects on the same computer?  For my projects the search paths

Yes, especially with PCB modules. So you can have a library dir with
8 mil tech and another one with 6 mil tech.

Lorenzo Marcantonio
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