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Re: PCBNew Find and "match words"


I went with something similar to Seth’s proposal, only based on Eeschema’s find (so no regular expressions yet).

Most of the workings are down in EDA_ITEM, so if we add regex matching we’ll get it in both Eeschema and Pcbnew.


> On 26 Jul 2019, at 13:11, Seth Hillbrand <seth@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2019-07-26 14:39, Jeff Young wrote:
>> PCBNew’s current Find does a match against the whole string.  I think
>> it would be more intuitive with a ‘*’ in front and back of the search
>> string (so that it finds partial matches).
>> Any other opinions?
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> Hi Jeff-
> Here's a mockup of something I was poking at a while ago.  Different processing for different purposes.  As long as we remember the checkboxes between uses, people's search preferences are allowed/respected.
> -Seth<FindWindow.png>

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