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Re: Schematic symbol chooser clarification
I think this should be fixed before final v5.0 release!
On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:22 AM kristoffer Ödmark <
> Yeah, that to adds to the confusion. I think maybe coherency should be
> one of the main goal for v6.
> On 2018-02-05 13:25, Marco Ciampa wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 01:10:08PM +0100, kristoffer Ödmark wrote:
> >> Hey!
> >> I just spent some time trying to "debug" a library non-issue with a EE
> >> switching from Altium for a test. He had added the libraries correctly,
> >> they showed up. But everytime he tried adding a symbol to the
> schematic, no
> >> symbols was there. We sent pictures back and forth, and indeed the
> >> added, but did not show up.
> >> To make a long hassle short, turns out the shortcut "P" is used to place
> >> symbols in Altium, but to place Power symbols in kicad.
> >> This is not an issue, however, there is no indication at all that the
> >> chooser is actually filtered or limited when using the shortcut key.
> >> I think there could be benefits of adding some kind of visualization to
> >> symbol chooser that the list is limited to only power symbols, maybe
> >> changing the window title to something like "Choose Power Symbol" or the
> >> more general term of adding the filter to the window name. Let me know
> >> you think
> > Also when you place a power symbol, the dialog shows normal symbols in
> > the history list, and it also permits to insert these symbols even if
> > they are not power symbols... that to me seems incoherent...
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