Create Circular Array doesn't allow alphabetic or hexadecimal numbering

Bug #1814923 reported by Thomas Pointhuber on 2019-02-06
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
KiCad
Wishlist
John Beard

Bug Description

"Circular Array" only allow numeric numbering.
"Grid Array" on the other hand allows for example also alphabet and hexadecimal.

# Version Information

Application: kicad
Version: (5.1.0-rc1-2-g507229809), debug build
Libraries:
    wxWidgets 3.0.4
    libcurl/7.63.0 OpenSSL/1.1.1a zlib/1.2.11 libidn2/2.1.0 libpsl/0.20.2 (+libidn2/2.1.0) libssh2/1.8.0 nghttp2/1.35.1
Platform: Linux 4.20.6-arch1-1-ARCH x86_64, 64 bit, Little endian, wxGTK
Build Info:
    wxWidgets: 3.0.4 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8) GTK+ 3.24
    Boost: 1.69.0
    OpenCASCADE Community Edition: 6.9.1
    Curl: 7.63.0
    Compiler: Clang 7.0.1 with C++ ABI 1002

Build settings:
    USE_WX_GRAPHICS_CONTEXT=OFF
    USE_WX_OVERLAY=OFF
    KICAD_SCRIPTING=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_PYTHON3=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON_PHOENIX=ON
    KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENU=ON
    BUILD_GITHUB_PLUGIN=ON
    KICAD_USE_OCE=ON
    KICAD_USE_OCC=OFF
    KICAD_SPICE=ON

tags: added: array
John Beard (john-j-beard) wrote :

This is a valid request, though probably not a very common need, it can be useful.

This will need some string changes and would benefit from a more general refactor of the numbering system anyway. So probably a v6 thing.

Changed in kicad:
assignee: nobody → John Beard (john-j-beard)
milestone: none → 6.0.0-rc1
Jeff Young (jeyjey) on 2019-03-05
summary: - Create Array... "Grid Array" and "Circular Array" have differnt options
+ Create Circular Array doesn't allow alphabetic or hexadecimal numbering
Changed in kicad:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
KiCad Janitor (kicad-janitor) wrote :

Fixed in revision 6ade8c25e1bfb6d0eb6d591a17c995e70a4dbc24
https://git.launchpad.net/kicad/patch/?id=6ade8c25e1bfb6d0eb6d591a17c995e70a4dbc24

Changed in kicad:
status: New → Fix Committed
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