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Re: Copy&pasting in eeschema


On Wed, 5 Jun 2019, Seth Hillbrand wrote:

On 2019-06-05 13:31, Tom Crane wrote:
I have had problems copying and pasting certain individual components,
using the right-click method for both.  The symptom was no-effect when
right-click pasting despite the paste menu item not being greyed out.

Further investigation showed the components (eg. SM resistors) which
would not copy&paste had top-bit-set characters in some of their
fields whereas otherwise identical components without such characters
copy&pasted OK. Here is an example of a problem component definition;

Hi Tom-

This is a curious issue and sounds like it might be internal to our string handling. Could you please file a bug report at the bug tracker? It will greatly assist our ability to keep track of the problem, the versions it affects and the resolution.


Hi Seth,
	I have reported it at https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1831890.

Tom Crane, Dept. Physics, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill,
Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England.
Email:  T.Crane@xxxxxxxxxx