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Re: Pcbnew zoom to fit behavior changed


Thanks Jon, now this makes sense.
With ability to disable worksheet in items panel to revert to old behavior
I am mostly satisfied. Ideally I wouldn't have to do that since honestly
the only time I pay attention to worksheet is in the very last stage of the
project when gerbers are already done and I just fill in the metadata for
But I can see the consistency argument and unchecking one tick box at the
start of the project is certainly not a big deal.


On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 4:10 PM Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Andrew,
> This was intentional but I'm open to input on this.
> The previous behavior would zoom to fit all items (including items on
> hidden layers), or the worksheet if there are no items.
> The new behavior zooms in on all visible items.
> So, if you don't want to zoom to fit the worksheet, you can just turn off
> the worksheet layers (in the Items panel)
> Is that enough of an option for you?
> We could go back to the behavior of "only consider the worksheet if there
> are no items" but it made less sense to me.
> (The relevant commit is 549b767)
> -Jon
> On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 7:04 PM Andrew Lutsenko <anlutsenko@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> On current master (50d2aaa97) I noticed that zoom to fit action in pcbnew
>> now zooms on the whole drawing, including the template border instead of
>> just on the board.
>> Is that intentional? If so can we have an option in preferences to revert
>> to old behavior?
>> It is much more sensible in my opinion and I use that function a lot, I'm
>> sure others do too.
>> Regards,
>> Andrew
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