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Re: [RFC] type-based transparency


I have wished for something like that, see
https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1796118. (The report and comments are
a bit unfocused.)

ma 18. maalisk. 2019 klo 2.11 Jon Evans (jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) kirjoitti:

> Hi all,
> I want to change the color system in PcbNew so that transparency is tied
> to object type rather than board layer.  Color would still be set by layer,
> but transparency would be settable for things like tracks, component pads,
> zones, etc.
> I made a quick hack to prototype this and want to get input before I put a
> lot of work into this feature.
> Here's a link to a before and after screenshot:
> https://imgur.com/a/WUSdTt0
> The idea here is that I find the most optimal way to route dense boards is
> to have the tracks and vias for the current layer be 100% opaque, but to
> have some transparency on pads and more transparency on copper zones.  This
> way, I get the best contrast on the things I'm working on most (tracks /
> vias) but can also see through areas of copper to what is on other layers
> beneath.
> Love it? Hate it? Let me know before I put in the work to make a UI around
> the settings, etc.
> Best,
> Jon
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