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Re: 5.1


On 10/22/2018 5:52 AM, jp charras wrote:
> Le 22/10/2018 à 01:09, Maciej Suminski a écrit :
>> I have just fixed the last printing related bug I knew about and rebased
>> the code on the current master [1]. I consider it ready to merge as long
>> as there are no other issues found. The branch still does not bring
>> Cairo printing backend to eeschema, which is planned to be added soon,
>> but not required for 5.1.
>> Cheers,
>> Orson
>> 1.
>> https://code.launchpad.net/~orsonmmz/kicad/+git/kicad/+ref/cairo_printing_rebased
> Hi Orson,
> I just tested it on W7 and Pcbnew.
> It works fine.
> Just a refinement: When printing in mirror mode, the board is mirrored
> as expected, but the page layout is also mirrored.
> This is of course not blocking, but is a bit annoying when printing the
> b.silks or b.fab layers.
> Legacy printer and plotters engines do not mirror the page layout.
> Thanks.

I agree with JP.  I don't think mirroring the border and title block
makes a lot of sense and we should keep this behavior the same as the
legacy printing.  Once that is fixed, I would say go ahead and get this
merged so we can get some wider testing.