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FS#1020 - Line2PEx, Option-bar for angles disregard the Decimal Point settings

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Husky (Husky) - Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 09:37 GMT+2
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 01:28 GMT+2
Task Type Bug Report
Category QCAD (main)
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System Windows XP
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.4.6
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


My QCAD setting for “Decimal Points” is “dot” instead of “comma”.
(Application Preferences, General, Coordinate Format, Decimal Point: Dot ‘.’(Default))

The new Line2PEx tool will only accept a comma - if I use a dot it will be automatically replaced by a comma.
The displayed angle in the drawing will use a dot.
No red Text font warning for using an invalid value.

I used a screen-shot with an additional coordinate option to make it a bit clearer:

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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 01:28 GMT+2
Reason for closing:  Won't fix
Additional comments about closing:  features have been ported to the standard line tool
Comment by -- (clive) - Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:12 GMT+2

After testing I find i have the opposite problem.
On my system at work (windows vista) I can only use 'Dot', which for me is fine - but changing to Comma doesn't work if I needed to!

Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:15 GMT+2

I think the spin box should probably be changed into a RMathLineEdit instead. This would also allow for formulas to be entered.
I've also posted this to the forum for riverbuoy: