I also think it's an improvement, something which I had in mind. As we have
seen there are countless of details which could be changed, but it's
difficult to say which are useful. For what it's worth, a bit earlier I
used QtDesigner to create a mock-up widget. It has some ideas which could
or could not be implemented, do with them what you want.


2018-02-23 22:38 GMT+02:00 Jeff Young <j...@rokeby.ie>:

> Hi Jon,
> Just playing with the new render palette.  It’s a big improvement.
> However, I noted that turning off Footprints turns off through-hole pads.
> Since we have a separate option for that, it’s counter-intuitive to have
> Footprints also control it.  (And, when one wants to see the copper and
> nothing else, you want pads without footprints.)
> Also, it’s easy to think Front Pads or Back Pads should show them.  I
> understand the distinction, but shouldn’t we name them Front SMD Pads and
> Back SMD Pads to make it clearer?
> Cheers,
> Jeff.
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