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Re: Kicad's way of drawing filled zones
Le 18/05/2019 à 14:13, Tomasz Wlostowski a écrit :
> On 13/05/2019 12:58, jp charras wrote:
>> If we are talking about V6.0 version, we should add zone property field
>> in the file format like (outline_thickness 0.0) to avoid serious issues
>> (generating broken boards for fabrication).
> Hi JP,
> Are you going to work on this (commit code)?
>> Perhaps also adding a parameter like (circle_optimization [low, normal,
>> high] to optimize shapes with arc/circle items (perhaps useful in
>> microwave applications)
> I'm OK with it. Seth?
>> I am not a specialist of Hyperlynx and other similar tools, but i am
>> guessing it is not the only one tool that does not handle thick outlines
>> in polygons.
> IIRC Altium and Cadence store filled zones as borderless polygons.
I recently spent a bit of time on some annoying bugs, but I just
finished, so I can work on the outline thickness fix, if you are not
working on this fix.
No problem (I made some work to see what happens with border-less filled
polygons in zones).
Just tell me.
It also could be worth to commit the work on Removing segment
hard-coding, because zone filled polygons optimization also include
circle to segments optimization.