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Hello, I would like to have an UI to see at a glance which components have been set to ground seed. For example, the “ground fill seed editor” could have a button to highlight all the ground fills at once, instead of one by one.
Use case: It happens that by mistake I set one pin or via to ground, then later by generating the ground fill everything connected to that point goes to ground. It's then a lot of work to check every pin to discover which one originated the problem. Conversely, it happens that I forget to set one pin, and I do not notice on the Gerber export that it's not to ground. Or that I correctly set the pin to ground, but it was too close to something else and Fritzing did not actually connect it and let it floating. By displaying a visible hint on top of the connectors which are supposed to be set to ground, one could pay attention to each of them and check for potential problems in the ground plane generation.
Currently the ground fill selector indeed allows to browse the list, but has limitations:
Added to the issue tracker.