PCBnew: Sending traces to the other side sometimes rotates the trace

Bug #1519601 reported by frotz on 2015-11-25
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
KiCad
Wishlist
Jeff Young

Bug Description

If I have a trace selected and I want to hit 'F' to send it to the other side, PCBnew will sometimes rotate the trace, breaking the circuit and my concentration. Hitting 'F' should simply shift a trace's layer, not alignment.

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Jon Neal (reportingsjr) wrote :

Well, it IS called flip. Seems like maybe the functionality should be split in to two things:
one to flip a trace
one to send a trace to another layer

Changed in kicad:
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → Opinion
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
tags: added: gal
Jeff Young (jeyjey) wrote :

The 5.1 Edit Track and Via Properties dialog allows for moving tracks to different layers.

Changed in kicad:
status: Opinion → In Progress
milestone: none → 5.1.0
assignee: nobody → Jeff Young (jeyjey)
Jeff Young (jeyjey) on 2018-07-17
Changed in kicad:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in kicad:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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