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On 12/11/2012 1:17 PM, Miguel Angel Ajo Pelayo wrote:
> On 11/12/2012, at 18:33, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I can't think of a good reason to keep CvPcb around if you can easily
>> assign footprints in the schematic editor.  Most of the comments I've
>> seen have been fairly negative about having to use a separate tool to
>> assign footprints to components in KiCad.  It would also be one less
>> thing to maintain.
> Avoiding the maintenance of another component is a good point, but, I think
> CvPcb is an advantage compared to other EDA tools. It's awesome easy to review
> and change footprints thanks to CvPcb compared to other tools I've used,
> where you need to go component by component changing every footprint (painful).
> Just an opinion.

I don't see any reason why this functionality couldn't be folded into
Eeschema.  If you look at Marcelo's proposal, he already has some of
that built into his view panel.