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Re: Library Editor refactor
2017-11-22 9:19 GMT+01:00 Maciej Sumiński <maciej.suminski@xxxxxxx>:
> Hi Nick,
> On 11/22/2017 12:04 AM, Nick Østergaard wrote:
> > Thank your for fixing. Seems to address the issue. Some minor things
> > it.
> > It seems that it adds about two lines of whitespace inside that box where
> > the checkboxes are, even if I edit more libs.
> Do you mean *less* libraries? I can see some empty space if I modify
> only one or two libraries. I do not consider this a show stopper though.
I mean more, but it does not matter. The space is static.
> > And I canot not select/deselect with the space key when I highlighted a
> > row. But I guess you didn't intend to implement that.
> I can do that in awm, gnome and xfce. I did not want to boot Windows
> just to see if it is possible, but I believe it should work there too. I
> think this is normally supported by wxWidgets, I cannot tell why it does
> not work on your machine.
Maybe the selection scope is different somehow.
> > Thank you, not it can be used at least. :)
> > I also see that you didn't change the tree behaivour when searching.
> Actually, I did. Try this:
> - expand a few nodes
> - start filtering by entering a search query
> (some nodes collapse, the search results are exposed)
> - clear the search query
> - note the initial nodes are expanded again
Hmm, I didn't notice this.
> The expanded nodes are restored only when you stop filtering. I think it
> makes sense, as you probably want to focus on the search results rather
> than the libraries you have expanded earlier.
> What do you think? Should the nodes expanded before filtering stay
> expanded when you search for a specific component?
No. When searching it should just expand the libs with subresults that
match the query. But this didn't happen for me. I can retest when I get
home. I didn't note the commit tested.
> > 2017-11-21 23:49 GMT+01:00 Maciej Suminski <maciej.suminski@xxxxxxx>:
> >> 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
> >> tracker..
> >> Regards,
> >> Orson
> >> 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
> >>> - 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,
> >>> 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,
> >>> copy/paste will be postponed to v6.
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Orson
> >>> 1. https://code.launchpad.net/~orsonmmz/kicad/+git/kicad/+ref/libedit
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