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Re: Geographical reannotation complete and avaiable for test
On 2020-01-09 06:21, Brian Piccioni wrote:
I have been working for several months to incorporate RenumKicadPCB
functionality inside Kicad. Meanwhile, Alexander Shuklin has done most
of the heavy lifting by writing back-annotation into Kicad which does
all of the error checking, etc., necessary for re-annotation to work.
Without his help I don't think I could have done this.
Geographical re-annotation is under PCBNew/Tools. It should provide the
same functionality as RenumKicadPCB but from within Kicad. I am hopeful
I can submit a merge request which will be accepted so it will become
part of the distribution. Of course, given my modest c++ skills I
suspect that will not go smoothly!
I have tested the code with all the projects I used to test
RenumKicadPCB and it appears to work. Besides renumbering correctly, it
seems to detect project errors such as modules in the PCB which are not
in the schematic, etc.
I would be grateful if people who are interested in this functionality
would help test it and let me know if they have any problems or
The source code is at
This sounds like great news. If you create a MR on GitLab we will
better be able to look it over. You can prefix it with "WIP:" to mark
it work in progress.
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