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FS#1009 - Layer Order is Alphabetical vs the Order Defined Originally
Opened by Herb (huf2000) - Tuesday, 07 January 2014, 06:35 GMT+1
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Tuesday, 07 January 2014, 10:31 GMT+1
It would appear that when QCAD imports a DXF, it reorders the layers into alphabetical order (at least when importing R2011). I have not tested this extensively but on other programs, the order is different from alphabetical. Ideally the operator should be given a choice to order the layers as exported (assuming the DXF format remembers that) or alphabetical. This is because a drawing may have a certain stack up of layers (like a printed circuit board) and then alphabetic ordering is not useful nor desired.