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Re: gEDA-user: Pressing "=" key causes PCB to freeze for a few minutes

On Sat, 2011-05-14 at 16:36 +0200, Felix Ruoff wrote:
> In the default-konfiguration, the '='-Key is for 'Simple optimization'
>    from the 'Connects' menu. I can imagine, that this needs some time, but
>    I have not tested it now.
>    You can disable/modify this by editing the file 'gpcb-menu.res'. There
>    is a line
>    {"Simple optimization" djopt(simple)  a={"=" "<Key>="}}
>    . The Values in the braces after 'a=' are the key-bindings for the
>    action 'djopt(auto)'. Just the second value ("<Key>=") is relevant, if
>    you are using the gtk-gui. If you use the lesstiff-gui, there is a
>    special file 'pcb-menu.res'. You can set anoter (unused) key instead of
>    the two '=' or remove the whole part 'a={"=" "<Key>="}', what will
>    remove this key-binding for this menu-item.

Yes, I can recommend removing this key binding.

I do in my local builds for the same reason, plus the fact that
sometimes the optimiser makes mistakes and causes shorts on my boards!

Peter Clifton

Electrical Engineering Division,
Engineering Department,
University of Cambridge,
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