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Re: desired layer sequence for pcb technical layers


Why is it Front and Back, as opposed to Top and Bottom?
Front/Top should be first.

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 8:50 PM, Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Right now, we have conflicting "desired order" for technical layers in
> various places.
> The layer widget displays "front first", i.e. F.Paste before B.Paste,
> F.Fab before B.Fab, etc.
> Everywhere else in the codebase is "back first".
> This leads to this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1673792
> because the properties dialog is using LSET::UIOrder() which uses the
> "preferred" back first ordering.
> Which way should we actually have it?  "front first" makes sense to me,
> and that is the precedent set in the most user-visible part (the layer
> manager) but then why in LSET::Technicals() is there a comment saying the
> desired order is "back first"?
> -Jon
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