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Re: GAL canvas strategy - testers needed!


Am 06.09.2018 um 17:57 schrieb Tomasz Wlostowski:
On 06/09/18 17:37, Jeff Young wrote:
Hi Tom,

I have committed the completion of the block rotate and mirror fixes (including for LibEdit).

Hi Jeff,

Thanks, I played with eeschema for a short while and I really appreciate
all the work you have done!

Dear devs (non-devs too ;-) - whoever is interested in testing this
branch, please compile this and send the feedback here:



Hi Tom, hi Jeff,

I observed some minor issues (tested on Linux with GTK3):
- buses and graphic lines always have the same colour as wires
- symbol outlines/pins are not drawn correctly (see attached screenshot)
- zoom level is not limited (22 was a reasonable upper value for Eeschema in my opinion) - right mouse click doesn't always work (it seems to me that the context menu appears and almost immediately disappears in about 50% of cases)
- the "small crosshair" is rather big (80 pixels instead of 24 pixels)
- the crosshair is never centered at the position of the mouse cursor in Y direction (X direction is OK, see attached screenshot)
- global and hierarchical labels only consist of text
- adding bitmaps to the schematic does not work (the file selector appears again when trying to place the bitmap that was selected before) - editing bitmaps (mirror, rotate, etc.) doesn't work as expected, the transformation is only applied after closing and reopening Eeschema

Also, I need to set the graphics acceleration to "Supersampling (4x)" to get an acceptable display quality, which unfortunately causes Eeschema to be rather slow. But that may just be an issue with my old computer (Thinkpad T420s).

Other than that, the new implementation looks very promising!

Best regards,

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