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Re: Proposal to update eeSchema annotation?


“Real” sheet numbering would be nice (ie: instead of page number times X, have a way to prefix by sheet start ref, and have a way to define that in the sheet).

> On 22 Feb 2020, at 14:47, Brian Piccioni <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello
> Now that Geographic Reannotation is a WIP I was thinking it might make sense to update eeSchema's Annotate dialog.
> I propose the following:
> Change to dialog:
> Add to Scope:             Selection
> Add to Numbering:    Add/Remove prefixes (allows conformance to ASME Y14.44 and IEEE 315)
>                                       Replace "page number times 100, 1000" with "page number times X" 
> Add optional push to PCB 
> Place Advanced options on a tab.
> General:
> Incorporate undo
> Perform a "sanity check" on new annotation to check for redundant references before committing it.    
> Other:
> Additional suggestions?
> Compared to Geographic Reannotation this should be straightforward. I do not see any need to modify PCBNew code.
> Also I have a better understanding of the code and process and should require less hand holding.
> Any thoughts?
> Brian
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