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FS#1089 - Convert polyline from segments on locked layers deletes the segments

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by V. Oth (0xdeadbeef) - Friday, 22 August 2014, 00:40 GMT+1
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Friday, 22 August 2014, 12:40 GMT+1
Task Type Bug Report
Category QCAD/CAM
Status Assigned
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System Windows 7
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.6.3
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

If you select (line) segments in a visible yet locked layer and choose “convert segments to polyline” (OG), the segments are deleted, but inserting the polyline fails.
So you can easily destroy locked layers by mistake which contradicts the idea of locking layers.

This task depends upon

Comment by V. Oth (0xdeadbeef) - Friday, 22 August 2014, 15:46 GMT+1

I'm not sure how the severity can be low for such a fundamental issue.
If I lock a layer it must not be possible to easily destroy its continent by mistake.

Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Friday, 22 August 2014, 15:55 GMT+1

Severity is always subjective :)
'High' severity means usually crash when using a part of the software.
'Medium' means that a major part of the software cannot be used due to the bug.
Neither of that seems to be the case here - if the bug occurs you get a warning, hit undo and you're fine to continue.

Comment by V. Oth (0xdeadbeef) - Friday, 22 August 2014, 16:52 GMT+1

If you notice the warning. Else you might notice minutes, hours or days later that you deleted an object from a layer that you considered locked - and no undo can bring it back.

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