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Re: KiCAD with MacOS Barely Usable


I'm using last night's nightly.

Which mac do you have, retina display, external display?
My schematic operations are super laggy.

To select a few parts, I have to click, wait a few seconds then drag, if I
don't wait and start dragging and release, the parts never get selected.

On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 4:27 PM, Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Andrey,
> Are you running the stable build or the nightlies?
> I'm also using 10.12 and while there are some issues, it is usable.  I
> agree the zooming behavior is somewhat strange on Mac right now, but I
> don't have any issues with lag or the other things you describe (I'm using
> nightly builds).
> -Jon
> On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 7:17 PM, Andrey Kuznetsov <kandrey89@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Previously used KiCAD on Windows, everything worked well, even the
>> nightlies.
>> Just started using KiCAD on MAC OSX 10.12.6 on macbook pro 2016 with 5K
>> display, tried it without external display, no change, tried with low
>> resolution mode for the program, no change, tried reducing screen
>> resolution, a little better, but still supper laggy and weird.
>> Starting a new project and currently working in Eeschema.
>> It takes 0.7s to rotate an LED symbol clockwise 90 degrees, everything is
>> so laggy.
>> Selecting parts, half the time doesn't select probably because I release
>> too soon, the other half, very slow.
>> Using the scroll wheel to zoom in and out causes horrendous lags. Not
>> only that but somehow it ends up zooming to unpredictable levels when only
>> 1 mouse scroll is triggered and inertia disabled, because it keeps zooming
>> and I move the mouse, it ends up zooming not where I was originally
>> pointing to zoom with 1 scroll wheel trig. For example, sometimes the zoom
>> doesn't stop right away so instead of zooming by 10 or 25% it goes from
>> 0.6x to 11x, like WTFFFFFF. So the zoom completely doesn't work, useless.
>> Why is it that when I press CMD+scroll wheel it scrolls viewport
>> horizontally?
>> I have 2 scroll wheels, horiz and vert, both are scrolling horizontally.
>> Button tool tips take a very long time to show up, I think 2 seconds,
>> 0.5s -1s should be used, when you're working and need a quick reminder, 2
>> seconds must as well be 10 seconds.
>> Anyone else familiar with things I'm experiencing?
>> Thanks
>> --
>> kandrey89@xxxxxxxxx
>> Live Long and Prosper,
>> Andrey
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