Not sure how you would turn this into an effortless feature, but a few months ago I’ve designed just that, replicated channels using the same subsheet, on layout I did it once, then copy pasted and manually renamed each component based on each channel number component.
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 8:42 AM Andy Peters <de...@latke.net> wrote: > > > On Mar 5, 2018, at 10:57 AM, Jon Evans <j...@craftyjon.com> wrote: > > > > Hi all, > > > > Since my day job involves a lot of engineering planning/timelines/etc, > I've had this rolling around in my head... > > I started brainstorming some proposed changes to the roadmaps. > > > > I am using Google drive because that's what is easiest for me to play > with; I'm happy to send patches against the official roadmaps if get some > buy-in for this. > > > > Feel free to comment (either directly on the doc or by email) with > thoughts on this. > > > > > https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mpxqvxLv497cyfk8KTQijhySSpFxF7ooTtcT_HU86kw/edit# > > > > Basically what I am proposing is to put most of the energy into Eeschema > for 6.0, with changes to other parts of the software basically being > "whatever people have time left over for". Everything else has been bumped > to 7.0 > > I’ll add one more to the list, clearly it’s a v7 wish … layout “rooms,” > like the Altium feature. Consider a multi-channel design where you have to > replicate a layout several times. It would be nice to define the channel > in, say, a hierarchical subsheet, and the layout knows that it should > replicate the work you do for one channel across the others. > > I realize that this is a completely non-trivial thing to implement, and > further I recall some discussion about this but nobody had any real good > ideas about how to do it. > > -a > > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers > Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp > -- Remember The Past, Live The Present, Change The Future Those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future [JFK] kandre...@gmail.com Live Long and Prosper, Andrey
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