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Re: [Patch] cvpcb Usability Improvements
Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:02:15 -0400
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I merged your patches into the 5.1 branch.
On 6/20/19 6:29 PM, Ian McInerney wrote:
> Here are the rebased patches for 5.1.
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 10:04 PM Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx
> <mailto:Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> Thanks for merging the first patch. I am working on rebasing the
> other two to the 5.1 branch, and hope to have them done for you
> today (the compilations can take a while on my machine though).
> My plan for the master version is to first transition the existing
> cvpcb functions to the tool manager that Jeff put in, then to add
> these functions on to the tool manager as appropriate. That way
> there is no duplication of the work (since the copy/paste/delete
> need to be in the tool manager eventually, this saves having to
> rewrite them into it later). I hope to do that over the next week or so.
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 9:04 PM Wayne Stambaugh
> <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> Would you please rebase patches 2 and 3. They no longer apply
> I'm going to merge all three patches since they all have bug
> filed against them. I will accept patch 1 as is since the bug
> that it fixes specifically requests the current library path be
> displayed rather than the library path of the assigned footprint
> of a
> symbol. When you get a chance, please update the master branch
> so we can keep the behavior the same for v6.
> On 5/31/19 6:13 PM, Ian McInerney wrote:
> > Attached is a patchset that includes some upgrades to the
> usability of
> > cvpcb, namely the following:
> > * Include a line below the footprint description giving the
> URI of the
> > source library. This allows people to see where the library is
> from. It
> > is located in a 3rd line below the footprint description, since I
> > figured this placement is the least obtrusive. It is also only
> > for the selection from the footprint list (not the component
> > since the description field is not displayed for the component.
> > (requested in https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1782805)
> > * Implement the ability for the escape key to close the
> window, since it
> > has a cancel button on it this seems like a useful feature.
> This will
> > prompt the user to save the changes if there are any, and will
> > operate when the assignment window has focus, so if escape is
> pressed in
> > the footprint viewer window it will not close the main window.
> > (requested in https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1830483)
> > * Implement the ability to delete individual footprint
> > using the delete key or a right-click menu option. (requested
> > in https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1818883)
> > * Implement a cut/copy/paste system for the footprint
> associations that
> > operates on a 1->1 or 1->many arrangement. When more than 1
> component is
> > selected for the copy/cut command, only the 1st selected one
> is used. It
> > can paste this to any number of selected components. This is also
> > available through the right-click menu. (requested
> > in https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1794883).
> > These changes work for both master and 5.1, and I think would
> be useful
> > to include in 5.1.3 (one of those reports requesting the
> features is
> > actually already targeted to 5.1.3).
> > -Ian
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