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Re: Removing segment hard-coding


+1 to having the setting.

As for where it’s stored, I don’t have much preference.  All of them have plusses and minuses.


> On 16 May 2019, at 18:52, Seth Hillbrand <seth@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am 2019-05-16 13:35, schrieb Jon Evans:
>> Hi Seth,
>> If we need to store the value to control plotting as part of board
>> settings (option 2), which makes sense to me, what is the advantage of
>> storing a different value in user settings (3)?
> Hi Jon-
> If there is a mismatch between a computer's video capabilities and the size of the board being created, the user could work on the board in a lower resolution and then output a smoother gerber (that is consistent across computers).  This is how Solidworks handles 3d graphics.
> This doesn't affect things like circles/tracks that use defined primitives in gerber output.  It only affects interpolated edges in polygons.  For other interpolations like rounded rectangles, we already use a higher (64) segments-per-circle count for the approximation in the output than we use for the on-screen representation.
> -Seth
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