Wish: Polyline tool (pcbnew)

Bug #1784009 reported by Laurent Haas on 2018-07-27
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
KiCad
Wishlist
Tomasz Wlostowski

Bug Description

Having a true polyline tool, with an easy way to close it, would make shapes drawing as pcb edges much easier, and would be less error-prone than the current graphic lines tool.

Application: kicad
Version: (5.0.0), release build
Libraries:
    wxWidgets 3.0.3
    libcurl/7.54.1 OpenSSL/1.0.2l zlib/1.2.11 libssh2/1.8.0 nghttp2/1.23.1 librtmp/2.3
Platform: Windows 7 (build 7601, Service Pack 1), 32 bit, Little endian, wxMSW
Build Info:
    wxWidgets: 3.0.3 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8)
    Boost: 1.60.0
    OpenCASCADE Community Edition: 6.8.0
    Curl: 7.54.1
    Compiler: GCC 7.1.0 with C++ ABI 1011

Build settings:
    USE_WX_GRAPHICS_CONTEXT=OFF
    USE_WX_OVERLAY=OFF
    KICAD_SCRIPTING=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENU=OFF
    BUILD_GITHUB_PLUGIN=ON
    KICAD_USE_OCE=ON
    KICAD_USE_OCC=OFF
    KICAD_SPICE=ON

Tomasz Wlostowski (twlostow) wrote :

Laurent,

We're working on it. See: https://youtu.be/uhcMGQ32Xw0?t=40

Tom

Changed in kicad:
status: New → In Progress
milestone: none → 6.0.0-rc1
assignee: nobody → Tomasz Wlostowski (twlostow)
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Laurent Haas (efcis) wrote :

Thank you Tomasz !

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