Hmmm ... interesting, because it isn't on my menus, and before anyone asks
... yes, I have service pack 6.  I can get to "Tools/InteractivePlacement",
but there's no "PositionComponentText".  You guys have obviously installed
something which I haven't, that sets up that option.

Tim Exley

-----Original Message-----
From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, 22 November 2002 3:25 p.m.
To: Protel EDA Forum
Subject: Re: [PEDA] position dialog


ah
so those are the keys i hit!

thanks
Dennis Saputelli


Tony Karavidas wrote:
> 
> Try:
> 
> Tools/InteractivePlacement/PositionComponentText. (TIP for short)
> 
> Tony
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 5:22 PM
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] position dialog
> >
> >
> > i was proteling (PCB) and flailing away at the keyboard
> >
> > i looked up to see a dialog i had never seen before!
> > i don't know the key sequence was anymore
> >
> > it was a kind of cool looking _graphical representation_ of
> > the the autopositioning options for the designator and comment
> >
> > ok, it's only slightly cool looking
> >
> > i couldn't recreate the keys or find it on a menu but the process
> > may be invoked by:
> >
> > PCB:AutopositionComponentTexts
> >
> > when called without parameters it appears to operate on
> > selected objects
> >
> > i know this capability is in the drop lists of the edit comp dialogs,
> > but i never saw this window before
> > wiring it to hot key looks faster and friendlier than the other method
> >
> > have i missed it somewhere?
> >
> > wonder what else is in there under the hood?
> >
> > Dennis Saputelli
> >
> >

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