Auto placement similar to schematic layout: pcbnew

Registered by Stephen Bernhoeft on 2016-03-15

Often, a schematic emphasises signal flow (input at left, output at right for example), and provides a starting-point for actual layout.

Of course there are many exceptions (a multi-unit i.c., with gates distrubuted widely on the schematic).

Despite the obvious objections, I think an option "Distribute components like the schematic" could sometimes provide a helpful start in PCB layout.

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Please correct spelling:("simailar"-->"similar")
Thanks.
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I cannot see how to do this using "change details" :)
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