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Re: Library Editor refactor


I have just managed to fix the last issue (disappearing buttons in 'Save
Library' dialog) and pushed the code to the master branch.

Thank you for testing and comments, I really appreciate it. Now let's
have a look at the abandoned patches on the mailing list and the bug


On 11/14/2017 05:37 PM, Maciej Sumiński wrote:
> The long awaited refactor of the Symbol Library Editor is ready for testing!
> Changes (yes, it will be included in the commit message):
> - Component Tree widget as a user-friendly part selector
> - Multiple editor contexts, allowing the user to easily switch between
> modified parts
> - Cut/Copy/Paste/Duplicate for whole components (also between libraries)
> - Reverting unsaved modifications per part or library
> - 'Browse' button for Symbol Library Table dialog to add files
> - Redone menu and toolbar
> - Improved icons to make the user interface more consistent
> I look forward to your feedback. I would like to merge the branch this
> week, which would most likely indicate the v5 feature freeze start (yay!).
> I have also started to work on copy/paste for individual part items, but
> I cannot fully wrap my head around eeschema code. If such feature is
> desired and you are willing to help, I can share my desperate trial
> patch. I will try to implement it before the branch is merged, otherwise
> copy/paste will be postponed to v6.
> Regards,
> Orson
> 1. https://code.launchpad.net/~orsonmmz/kicad/+git/kicad/+ref/libedit
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