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Re: Which recent version to install? Old stable is not for new desi

Why wouldn't you use the old stable version any more? It's not because there's stated "Don't use for..." that you have to obey or stick to this message! If
gjgvancompernolle
10:21 PM
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20298

Re: Which recent version to install? Old stable is not for new desig

I do a new build about once a week. I used to archive older builds, but it has been so stable in recent months, that I don't even do that. If you are going
Rob Gilliom
6:36 PM
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20297

Re: Use of PL editor [1 Attachment]

I think the problem is not how to find it, but how to USE it... Particularly how to save any layouts created with it, and at least in my case, how to make a
arthur_torrey@...
2:19 PM
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20296

Re: Which recent version to install? Old stable is not for new desig

... new stable so the bleeding edge is actually quite stable and very usable. Just be aware that there are *big* changes in library management, file format,
Marcos Chaparro
2:07 PM
#20296
 
20295

Re: Which recent version to install? Old stable is not for new desi

I believe that latest official Windows version is from 2013.07.07 and it always worked for me. I also used later versions for Linux and also never had any
kajdas
1:55 PM
#20295
 
20294

Which recent version to install? Old stable is not for new designs!

The official KiCad page http://www.kicad-pcb.org/display/KICAD/Installing+KiCad http://www.kicad-pcb.org/display/KICAD/Installing+KiCad says: "Old stable is
catalin_cluj
1:28 PM
#20294
 
20293

Re: Use of PL editor

... Dunno what you mean by “last edition,” but it’s always accessible from the Kicad project manager. See attached. On Jun 30, 2015, at 4:38 AM,
Andy Peters
10:11 AM
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20291

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

Yes, it is one part of the puzzle, but not the only one. As I said before, best you grep for the #ifdefs... there are quite some other places where paths are
Bernhard Stegmaier
Jun 30
#20291
 
20290

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

I think the part I must mess around is GetKicadConfigPath in common.cpp and kicadplugins.i for plugins.
alexanderkaltsas
Jun 30
#20290
 
20289

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

Relative directories are the key here. In most Portable Apps I have seen, the "main" directory has the .EXE file, and maybe a config file. All other code /
alan_r_cam
Jun 30
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20288

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

Somewhare in the code must be a part that dictates those directories. Can I change the code to directories of my needs? E.g a WX macro for parent directory of
alexanderkaltsas
Jun 30
#20288
 
20287

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

Probably depends on the sense of “portable”… for me, that is not only being able to run it from an USB stick, but also not writing any data to the
Bernhard Stegmaier
Jun 29
#20287
 
20286

Re: PCBNEW netlist read fatal error on 64 bit windows version

Yes, when I removed that line from the list of libraries, it worked again. Thanks Andrew
Andrew Armstrong
Jun 29
#20286
 
20285

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

I was responding to the posts talking about the need for a portable version. Even if the program can be installed on a USB stick, that often results in a
gnuarm
Jun 29
#20285
 
20284

Re: config, kicad_plugins forlder on the kicad parent folder.

How is Kicad not portable? You can install it onto your flash drive, put the libraries on it as well, and then point the programs to the proper library
Andy Peters
Jun 29
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