Text size limitation in pcbnew?

I don’t seem to be able to create a text object on the silk screen or user drawing layers larger than 12.7mm or 0.5". Trying to use a larger value in the text size entry boxes end up at 12.7mm after you hit OK. Is this a hard coded limitation, or is there some setting I can change to allow larger text sizes? (This is with v4.0.4)



I just tried it on an older nightly, it is also limited to the same values.

I don’t think there is an option to increase this setting anywhere else.

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I’m not sure, I’m working on a way to use KiCommand on (which should work on v4.0.7 or nightly) to make the text as big as you need. It will end up something like:

textobj selected topoints todrawsegments 2 scale

And it will convert all the text to line segments, so it wouldn’t be editable as text after that.

Edit to add:

I had already created a command texttosegments. See if this works for you:

clear toptextobj selected Dwgs.User texttosegments 2 scale
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