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Re: [RFC] redesign of Library Table dialog


On 12/11/17 01:44, Oliver Walters wrote:

Hi Olivier,

Many thanks for your comments, my answers below:

> Regarding the "advanced options" button, why not have an extra button
> (next to Add / Remove / etc) which says "Edit". Clicking on this brings
> up a dialog for the selected library with all extra options...

I would keep the current library table dialog as it is under the
advanced button, so that the users who already got used to it remain
happy. It's also less coding work for us.

> Should the footprints / symbols / etc / all appear in the same list? I
> like the idea of a single library preferences dialog, but what if the
> various library types were separated by a panel on the left hand side,
> as is common in many preferences windows?  I'm thinking of Eclipse as an
> example.
My idea was to have a structured table using wxDataView (as in [1]), but
I'm not opposed to have a tree control to select between SCH/PCB/other
(e.g. SPICE) libraries.

> Here is an example of something I have in a development branch (that has
> been wanting my attention for some time). The core code to make this
> dialog style is pretty solid, so I could share that part with you i> think this is a good idea.

I like it. What options would you put in the "library options" section?



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