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Re: Auto zoom-to-fit and the symbol editor
Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
Fri, 5 Apr 2019 09:23:13 -0400
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This seems like a perfectly acceptable solution to me. You may also
want to add this option to the symbol viewer as well. I'm sure someone
will request that as well.
On 4/5/19 9:08 AM, John Beard wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
> I think the current default is somewhat reasonable. If editing a
> multi-unit part with substantially similar units, you are probably as
> likely to want to keep your current zoom as reset it. And zoom reset
> is a single keypress for when it isn't.
> As this is likely to be one of those things which have opposing camps
> based on the library in question and the workflows, having a way to
> configure it seems to me uncontroversial. There is probably space for
> a button, but perhaps just a prefs UI will do (and then you can have
> independent zoom lock for "symbol change" and "unit change
> On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 1:16 PM Jeff Young <jeff@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> When picking a new symbol we zoom-to-fit it. However, when picking a different unit of the symbol being edited we don’t.
>> A user has complained about this. However, it’s not clear to me on balance which would be better. If you had a large symbol and were zoomed in on a particular area and needed to edit that area in multiple units, and auto-zoom-to-fit might be very annoying. On the other hand, if one unit has stuff outside the bounding box of other units you might miss that.
>> Opinions on which would be better?
>>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1823180
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