I have read that the whole “Assign footprint” is near to be completely re-designed to implement it in a single window with the footprint viewer.
Also, wouldn’t it be good to show in the footprint window the pin names?
Let’s make a little, dirty, ugly example, I have this part:
To be sure that the pin name-number association is correct I need to check 3 windows: schematics, pdf and footprint viewer
This way I need to check only two: pdf and footprint viewer