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Re: [PATCH] Measurement tool for GAL


It certainly looks quite nice. I have not yet tested the patch, but I
wonder why it shall show the integer labels here with decimals behind
it when they are all zero?

2017-03-09 18:18 GMT+01:00 John Beard <john.j.beard@xxxxxxxxx>:
> By the way, here's a screenshot of the ruler tool:
> Cheers,
> John
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 1:11 AM, John Beard <john.j.beard@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Here's a tool I'm had on my list for a while - a ruler tool.
>> This patch set introduces a new directory, for "preview items" which
>> are EDA_ITEMS that are only used for transient previews, such as
>> drawing aids and selection boxes. These are located in common, so that
>> they can (in theory) be used in any GAL canvas, not just
>> Pcbnew/Modedit.
>> There are also some functions that hopefully will be useful for other
>> preview items in future in the utils file.
>> There's an oustanding bug with the OpenGL GAL in that it cannot draw
>> spaces in text, so there are a couple of places where it pre-emptively
>> strips spaces that should be removed when that bug is fixed.
>> (https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1668455).
>> Cheers,
>> John
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