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  1. Add a Parts list

    Add a table, maybe to the right of the circuit with the part numbers and quantity. Hovering might give you a more detailed description of the part. You might use an icon for a link to a free or paid ad, for where you could purchase the part or a kit. Some people might promote their circuit by offering a one stop shop for the parts, which might include a circuit board. You might make money by letting the big boys like Digikey, Mouser, jameco, Newark, Allied... buy ad space for the parts they carry.

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      Hey Boley,

      Parts lists are definitely a good idea, if/when we implement board support it will be even more useful still.

      Partnerships with parts suppliers is a direction we may head in if people think its useful

      Thanks for the input!

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        We had wondered if the community we were targetting with this project were OpenID users or not. I guess this answers our question, when we get a chance we will have to implement this.

        If you think this is a big deal for you please vote so we know how important this feature is to you.

      • PDF and KiCAD download

        Just add feature that anybody can download circuit in PDF or KiCAD format.

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          KiCAD download is definitely coming, it will be available as a download link shown in the circuit view page. If people would like this button to appear within the viewer please let us know in this thread.

          PDF download may come at a later date.

        • Allow collateral files upload

          What you're doing is FANTASTIC, and NEEDED in the hacker community, and quite simply, YOU GUYS ROCK!

          However, a schematic alone does not a working project make. Source code, notes, PCB layout, etc. are all important. I realize you're not (yet, anyway) trying to be all things to all people, but at the least I think that source code and a detailed description should be part of uploads. While I think your technology is GREAT, even the few circuits uploaded so far are minimally useful without the collateral information.

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            This will greatly increase our hosting costs, but we can certainly see the utility for users.

            We would like to implement this, but since this is all out of our own pocket at the moment we are hesitating.

            Please could you let us know roughly how large the files you would like to attach are, so we can make more informed educated guesses about possible costs.

          • API

            An API so that you can upload straight from a designer.

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              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
            • Units issue with eagle2kicad.ulp

              When using eagle2kicad.ulp to convert a schematic made with Eagle 2.6.4 for use with Kicad build 2013-07-14, I had to change the value of g_Fact from 254 to (254 * 32). Before I did that, the resulting Kicad schematic was much too large for the page, and the component pins did not mesh with the component bodies.

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              • put in a killer rating system!!

                I think that if you put a way for us to see and sort the ratings of each schematic it would help us to find some of the better designs!

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                • Add a Download button to the viewer

                  Add a download button to the viewer that lets people download the original schematic files.

                  You could also add a bit for the author to attach more files to the schematic, allowing them to add board layouts, documentation, and other useful stuff to their schematics.

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                  • Add capability to add annotations and notes to schematics

                    It would be really useful if I could alter the schematic a little after upload, adding notes and diagrams to it so that I can show people what I think needs changing. Or so that other people can show me!

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                      planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin →
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                      • have a rss feed

                        have a rss feed of public circuits as they are uploaded.

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                        • Net highlighting

                          I think it would be a nice feature to highlight a net/wire when you hover it with your cursor. It would be easier to see where a net/wire starts and where it ends.

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                            Excellent suggestion, we should review this and see how best to implement this, mouse over might get a bit annoying, perhaps a delayed mouse-over event might be best?

                            So if you leave the mouse over the net/wire for more than a second or two then it highlights?

                          • Improve performance

                            Tried circuibee in both Firefox 5.0 and Chrome 14 on Ubuntu 11.04.
                            Performance is terrible. In Chrome, panning the circuit doesn't properly erase the last frame, resulting in muck. Very slow on FF5.0

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                            • Library Manager

                              A settings page that allows users to manage their custom libraries, including updating them and adding new ones.

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                              • Suggested Libraries

                                When I add a new circuit, it would be nice if it could suggest libraries based on the parts I've used. Nothing more complex than "The parts you've used appear in these libraries."

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                                • make an embed code that is suitable for forums

                                  I think the "iframe" used in the embed code is not allowed on most forums. To make it work, a special non-iframe embed code could be made using a clickable bitmap (png) image of the circuit that links to the schematic on the circuitbee site.

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                                  • Button to get back from full screen

                                    Awesome site!

                                    Once you've gone fullscreen on a circuit there's no button to get back where you came from (non-fllscreen). Have to re-navigate

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                                    • ACCOUNT

                                      I misunderstood the function of your website, but now I created an account and won't use it. Please can my account be removed?

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                                      • Reviewed on MakeUseOf.com

                                        Hello,

                                        Kaly from MakeUseOf.com is here. It gives me a pleasure to say that we have reviewed your site on MakeUseOf.com Directory

                                        CircuitBee: Upload & Share Electronic Circuit Diagrams
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                                        • Fix zoom buttons on iOS devices

                                          The zoom slider works but the zoom buttons do not seem to work with an iPad in fullscreen mode.

                                          Drag-pan works; pinch-zoom would be nice but might not be worth the development time if there isn't a cross platform way to do this.

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