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Re: Can't see references - V5.99 what am I doing wrong?


> FWIW, I find the "open eye", "closed eye" a bit hard to differentiate.
I'd prefer something like an X or check mark.

The icons are being tweaked before release.  The problem with the
checkboxes is that they look different on every platform and it's not as
clear that they are visibility controls -- normally checkboxes are for
enabling/disabling things.

On Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 10:57 AM Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx>

> On Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 3:52 PM Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> "Footprint Text" off turns off all footprint text, including references
>> and values.  This isn't new behavior but I worry that the simplified
>> objects panel has made it more confusing than it was in 5.1
> This only turns it off when viewing the board, correct? It will still be
> included in the plot output if the actual text is marked "Show" in the
> dialog.


>> We could have the Footprint Text control act as a visual override for the
>> Values and References controls to make this more clear...
> Can we link these controls so that changing the "Footprint Text"
> visibility changes the "references" and "values" visibility, but those two
> can still be changed separately? (e.g. to allow showing only the references
> text from footprints).

That's what I was proposing


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