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authorWerner Almesberger <>2016-08-29 12:18:13 -0300
committerWerner Almesberger <>2016-08-29 12:19:39 -0300
commit78862dd12143f561305069deae96e5f6e978ab8c (patch)
treec4aba973e48655977844144bb60c8d695e7e0969 /README
parentfe3fc5e83bb99ddfabfeec7ecfdb6bb4ab482655 (diff)
remove option -r; option -1 to disable recursing
-1 is also implied if the graphics driver does not support multiple sheets.
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@@ -63,11 +63,11 @@ Invocation
The general form of invocation for rendering is as follows:
-eeshow [-r] [-e] file.lib ... file.sch -- format [options]
+eeshow [-1] [-e] file.lib ... file.sch -- format [options]
-Common if using PDF, the option -r can be used (after "eeshow") to
-recursively process sub-sheets. -e enables the rendering of additional
-information, e.g., pin types.
+Common if using PDF, the option -1 can be used (after "eeshow") to
+process only one sheet, not recursing into sub-sheets. -e enables
+the rendering of additional information, e.g., pin types.
For PDF and PNG, the options -s scale and -o output-file can be used to
control the size of the output and the output file. By default, eeshow
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ Examples:
eeshow test.lib test.sch -- png -s 2 -o test.png
-eeshow -r neo900.lib kicad-libs/components/powered.lib neo900.sch \
+eeshow neo900.lib kicad-libs/components/powered.lib neo900.sch \
-- pdf -o neo900.pdf
More details on the above example can be found in the file DEMO.
@@ -156,15 +156,13 @@ The basic invocation of GUI mode is as follows:
eeshow file.lib ... file.sch
-Add the option -r to recursively load sub-sheets of file.sch
If file.sch is in a git repository, eeshow automatically loads the
revision history. The depth of the history can be limited with the
option -N number-of-commits
-eeshow -N 30 -r neo900.lib kicad-libs/components/powered.lib neo900.sch
+eeshow -N 30 neo900.lib kicad-libs/components/powered.lib neo900.sch
eeshow `sed -n '/pcbnew/q;/^LibName[0-9]*=/{s///;s/$/.lib/p;};d'` \