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Re: gEDA-user: How do the priorities work in PCB?
On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 12:32:58PM -0400, harry eaton wrote:
> Pcb is supposed to always choose the smallest area object near the cursor,
> priority to the active layer, followed by the stack-up. I think that
What is stack-up?
> viewed-side elements
> have highest priority when both silkscreen and pins/pads are turned on.
> So there could be a bug - see if you can create a simple example to
> illustrate it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Karel Kulhavý" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, August 22, 2004 9:54 AM
> Subject: gEDA-user: How do the priorities work in PCB?
> > Hello
> > PCB 20040530
> > Sometimes when trying to drag a component, the component is dragged and
> > sometimes the ground plane underneath.
> > I have already tried grabbing the component by pin or selecting another
> > layer but when the bad case happens, it doesn't help. What only helps is
> > making the interfering layer invisible.
> > I am curious if there is some algorithm to select the tiniest object
> > from the all possibilities or if just the first fit is taken.
> > Cl<