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Re: [PATCH] Add bidirectional net highlight cross-probing
I like it too, I just worry that by accepting even small features during
freeze we're encouraging people to do things that aren't bugfixes and
On Sun, Jan 07, 2018 at 12:35:58AM +0000, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> I just tested this and I like it! It doesn't seem like a high risk
> feature so if now one objects I'm going to merge it. If you have time,
> I do have one minor request. When highlighting a net in the board
> editor, if the net in the schematic editor is scrolled of the display,
> the schematic editor centers the net so you can see it. The same thing
> does not happen when a net is highlighted in the schematic editor and
> the net on the board is scrolled off the display. Would you please fix
> this so the net in the board editor is centered on the display when the
> net in the schematic editor is selected.
> On 01/06/2018 03:52 PM, Jon Evans wrote:
> > I implemented this in response to a bug report:
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1738875
> > But it is kind of on a blurred line between bug fix and new feature.
> > I'll leave it up to Wayne et. al. to decide on if to merge this for V5.
> > Basically, beforehand, cross-probing highlighted nets only if you
> > clicked on a component pad.
> > Now there is a separate cross-probing message for a net name, so that if
> > the highlight tool is selected in both eeschema and pcbnew, selecting
> > any part of a net will cross-probe.
> > -Jon
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