On Tue, Feb 14, 2017, at 01:17 PM, email@example.com wrote: > > > On 2017-02-14, at 19:08, Francesco Messineo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > > not real time, there's a third party tool (afair) that propagates back > > some changes to the schematic (but you have to reload the schematic). > > However I find more logical to update the schematic, generate the > > netlist and then reload the netlist on the PCB, that's quick. > > Only if you haven't heavily used the real-time forward and > back-annotations as known in EAGLE. Even with relatively simple boards it > pays. With more complex stuff, especially chips with hundred(s) of pins > the ability to see the potential routing possibilities changing in real > time becomes invaluable. Have you tried the interactive push & shove router in KiCad? It's really quite fantastic to work with: http://kicad-pcb.org/discover/pcbnew/ If you're doing design changes in the schematic while laying out your board it's a few more clicks compared to EAGLE, but the interactive router more than makes up for it imho. The only thing I really miss in KiCad is a decent autorouter - not for actually routing traces, but as a quick way of judging different board layouts. -- Per Olofsson email@example.com Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-02-15 09:00:03
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