On Mar 7, 2018, at 11:25 AM, Andrey Kuznetsov <kandre...@gmail.com> wrote: > > 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.
I will argue against manual intervention and manual renaming of anything. The possibility of error goes _way_ up. Who wants to rename all of the parts on 16 channels of analog preamp/ADC driver/ADC? -a > > On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 8:42 AM Andy Peters <de...@latke.net > <mailto:de...@latke.net>> wrote: > > > On Mar 5, 2018, at 10:57 AM, Jon Evans <j...@craftyjon.com > > <mailto: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# > > > > <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
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