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by 0xdeadbeef
26 Sep 2021, 18:33
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Creating hires renders of top/bottom view
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Re: Creating hires renders of top/bottom view

For the time being, I'm using this site to create Hires renderings of the PCB from the gerbers. The only drawbacks are that you need to create the gerbers and that you can't directly export PNG.Visual quality is pretty much what I was looking for though.
https://tracespace.io/view/
by 0xdeadbeef
02 Sep 2021, 11:46
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Improve editing of buses
Replies: 0
Views: 1241

Improve editing of buses

I used (address/data) buses a lot lately and found that while this is very helpful features, but I'd think there's room for improvement. First of all, buses don't behave like normal wires, so it's visually impossible to tell if two intersecting buses (of the same of different type) are actually conn...
by 0xdeadbeef
02 Sep 2021, 11:32
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Creating hires renders of top/bottom view
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Re: Creating hires renders of top/bottom view

Thanks for considering!
Just to be sure: please also consider the "flat/plain" part of the request, though.
Maybe, as a first step, it would help to really use 0° angles as default - which (for whatever reason) isn't the case yet.
by 0xdeadbeef
01 Sep 2021, 17:06
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Creating hires renders of top/bottom view
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Creating hires renders of top/bottom view

For documentations, presentations and reviews it would be sometimes nice to be able to create hires renderings of the top and bottom view of a PCB. Now, at the moment, there is only the way to make a screenshot of the 3D view, but this is not really satisfying for larger PCBs. As the resolution is l...
by 0xdeadbeef
06 Aug 2021, 11:11
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Option to use TrueType fonts automatically when printing and use the faster vector fonts for editing/viewing.
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: Option to use TrueType fonts automatically when printing and use the faster vector fonts for editing/viewing.

I would gladly live with this side effect as it would be still be a hundred times better than the current situation when I either need to switch back and forth the whole time or live with the sluggishness and/or visual artifacts of TrueType font rendering on a rather large schematic (1606 pins used).
by 0xdeadbeef
06 Aug 2021, 09:26
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Option to use TrueType fonts automatically when printing and use the faster vector fonts for editing/viewing.
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Option to use TrueType fonts automatically when printing and use the faster vector fonts for editing/viewing.

As discussed here without official feedback, I'd really like to have an option to use TrueType fonts (only) for printing while still using Vector fonts for normal editing/viewing in the Schematics editor. This is because (for whatever reason) TrueType fonts are needed to make a printed PDF searchabl...
by 0xdeadbeef
06 Aug 2021, 09:14
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Separate "Graphics Mode" setting for PCB layout and 3d preview
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Separate "Graphics Mode" setting for PCB layout and 3d preview

Even though my PC is not the worst (i7-6700K CPU@4.00GHz, RTX2080), the PCB Layout becomes sluggish for large PCBs with large copper fills. I noticed though that this is much worse in Direct3D mode and better in Open GL mode. Then again, the 3D preview of this large model with several complex STP mo...
by 0xdeadbeef
27 Jul 2021, 14:43
Forum: Other questions and issues
Topic: Non profit license - Open Hardware sold by others?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Re: Non profit license - Open Hardware sold by others?

Thanks a lot for this quick and positive reply. As I hoped, that's a truly customer and community friendly policy. And it confirms my decision to update and upgrade my DipTrace licenses over the last years.
by 0xdeadbeef
26 Jul 2021, 11:32
Forum: Other questions and issues
Topic: Non profit license - Open Hardware sold by others?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Non profit license - Open Hardware sold by others?

I just wonder. The license conditions say: This special license is granted on a non-commercial basis (this means that you don't earn money from using it). Any commercial use of software with non-profit license is illegal. Now what if a design done with DipTrace in one's spare time is released as Ope...