Symbol reference field reverts to original value on leaving hierarchical sheet

Bug #1572812 reported by Thomas Figueroa on 2016-04-21
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
KiCad
High
Wayne Stambaugh

Bug Description

Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview, Build 14316

Application: kicad
Version: (2016-04-19 BZR 6703, Git 67982a4)-product, release build
Libraries: wxWidgets 3.0.2
           libcurl/7.46.0 OpenSSL/1.0.2d zlib/1.2.8 libidn/1.32 libssh2/1.6.0 librtmp/2.3
Platform: Windows 8 (build 9200), 64-bit edition, 64 bit, Little endian, wxMSW
- Build Info -
wxWidgets: 3.0.2 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8)
Boost: 1.57.0
Curl: 7.46.0
KiCad - Compiler: GCC 5.2.0 with C++ ABI 1009
        Settings: USE_WX_GRAPHICS_CONTEXT=OFF
                  USE_WX_OVERLAY=OFF
                  KICAD_SCRIPTING=ON
                  KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES=ON
                  KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON=ON
                  USE_FP_LIB_TABLE=HARD_CODED_ON
                  BUILD_GITHUB_PLUGIN=ON

*Working within a hierarchical sheet in EESchema* -> edit symbol reference number(s) to any but original -> leave sheet -> re-enter said sheet and the edited values have reverted to their original value.

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Thomas Figueroa (tom-figueroa) wrote :

Happened between 6608 and 6663 (lowest in the nightly list, I don't have anything prior) by some deductive testing (builds > 6663 have this behavior present).

Build 6608, tested by Joan_Sparky, had no issue:
https://forum.kicad.info/t/schematic-symbol-renumber-doesnt-hold-value/2854/5

Production build 4.0.2 also behaves normally.

Changed in kicad:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Wayne Stambaugh (stambaughw)
Wayne Stambaugh (stambaughw) wrote :

I committed a fix for this in r6708. Please test it when you get a chance an let me know if this resolves your issue.

Changed in kicad:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Thomas Figueroa (tom-figueroa) wrote :

Yes, this did resolve the issue (built and tried r6709).

Changed in kicad:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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