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Re: [FEATURE] Eeschema Line Styles


Le 11/11/2017 à 05:51, Seth Hillbrand a écrit :
> Wayne-
> Thank you for taking the time to look at this patch.  I recognize that you and the other devs have a
> lot on your plate, so I appreciate the constructive feedback. I'll approach the list with a sketch
> in the future for large patches.
> I've addressed the coding policy violations and dialog alignment issues in the attached patch.

Hi Seth,
Are you sure the plot functions can handle this line style parameter?

> On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 4:40 PM, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>     Just because you found a work around in the parser does not mean your
>     change does not constitute a file format change.  When someone loads a
>     schematic in an earlier version of eeschema and saves the schematic, all
>     of this information will be lost.  That smells like a file format change
>     to me.  If I were going to accept this patch, it would require a file
>     version bump.  I would also prefer that you didn't use tabs in the file
>     writer.  Did you try loading this with stable version 4 which uses the
>     old parser?
> ​Agreed.  This is a format change and I understand the preference even if it is backwards
> compatible.  I have verified that schematics do open as expected in 4.0.5 and 4.0.7 under Linux and
> Mac.  Of course, 4.0.5 and 4.0.7 expect file format version '2' and master currently writes version
> '3', so there is the standard warning message about possible problems.​  But formatted lines revert
> to standard graphic lines as expected.
> On the tabs issue, I'm afraid I'm not clear which tabs you are referencing.  In the current
> schematic file format, the wire data lines are indented with a tab but that has been in place for
> some time (at least since version 2).  But maybe I am misinterpreting your comment here? 
> ​Best-
> Seth​

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS

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