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Re: [RFC] PCBnew polygons


If we were considering such an extension, we should really make it
extensible to more than just straight-line segments, even if those
extensions are not implemented immediately.

e.g. arc segments would be very useful!

On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 10:34 AM, José Ignacio <jose.cyborg@xxxxxxxxx>

> It would be interesting to just implement a graphic polyline class that
> could work both in eeschema and pcbnew, it would be an extension of the
> existing line one, that could case a (nice) change in the file format.
> On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 4:43 PM, Oliver Walters <
> oliver.henry.walters@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I see that JP is working on courtyard overlap checks, which is very
>> exciting.
>> PCB features such as courtyard, board outline, etc would be much more
>> user friendly if they were implemented as polygons rather than individual
>> lines.
>> Is implementing a general purpose polygon drawing class in the roadmap?
>> It's already possible for zones, and this works very well.
>> Polygons would be a huge time saver! Is anyone working on this?
>> Cheers
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