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Re: Hotkey for moving zone corner?


In my case I'm using zones for high current and high-ish ac voltage
traces so I can provide enough area to disperse heat and reduce
conductivity. I wasn't sure how else to manage doing this with traces
but I'm coming from eaglecad.


On Jun 25, 2013, at 12:11 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 06/25/2013 05:32 AM, Chris Morgan wrote:
>> I searched but couldn't find a hotkey for moving zone edges or a command to do so in the
>> hotkey list. Should I send a patch to add a new hotkey for that?
>> Chris
> I last used zone editing quite some time ago, on a board with over 10 zones.
> I don't know enough about current behavior to be helpful, will find out in another day,
> doing a new board now.
> When I last looked, the biggest difficulty with zone editing was hit-testing of the zone
> edges.  At that time it would often not find the edge correctly, and when it did, it would
> find one from a neighboring zone on the same layer as well.  This may have improved.
> The hotkey by comparison, for me, is a smaller need than accurate hit-testing, and I
> personally see no reason to oppose such a new feature.
> Your hotkey will also have to contend with hit-testing, should use the same code as mouse
> does, at least after the dust settles.
> Dick
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