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Re: [RFC] type-based transparency


Hi all,

I like the idea of transparency per object type but also wouldn't want to
see layer transparency go completely.

I attach a screenshot from another ECAD suite allows both colour and
transparency tied to layer and/or object type. I think this works
particularly well.

Kind regards,

On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 at 12:28, Seth Hillbrand <seth@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Am 2019-03-17 20:11, schrieb Jon Evans:
> > 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.
> Hi Jon-
> I like the idea.  I can see that working well for
> tracks/zones/vias/footprints/etc.
> I would still like to keep the option (maybe as a multiplicative
> setting) of changing a layer transparency, at least for user layers.  I
> wouldn't want my GDT marks to automatically have the same transparency
> as lines in copper layers, for instance.
> -Seth
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