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Re: Keep text upright


Hi Kevin,

It would be reasonably straight-forward to fix that.  Log a wishlist bug for Board setup setting to indicate which edges of board are “up” for “keep upright”.


> On 8 Apr 2019, at 15:32, Kevin Cozens <kevin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2019-04-06 7:06 p.m., Jeff Young wrote:
>> The keep text upright feature works poorly with left- or right-justified text (it flips around the anchor point).
> [snip]> if you rotate some text with keep-upright on, and then turn it off, the text won’t “un-flip”.  But maybe that’s not so bad?  The “keep” verb nearly already suggests that it’s an edit-time function.
> I've had a problem with the keep upright feature since it was introduced. It has been causing me more problems than it is supposed to solve. I have a custom patch in my copy of the source tree that disables the feature.
> The problem with keep upright is that it doesn't know which board edges are the "up" side. For one of my PCB's it is using the wrong edges for "up".
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