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FS#1473 - "Partial" circular/radial dimensions

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Tamas TEVESZ (kazmer) - Monday, 05 September 2016, 17:09 GMT+1
Task Type Feature Request
Category QCAD (main)
Status Assigned
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.15.5
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

This is kind of related to FS#952, or rather a superset of it.

Consider the situation in the attached image. There is a perfectly good, albeit really shallow arc, making the radius somewhere in the vicinity of 600 millimeters, and the radial dimension being drawn accordingly.

Considering the other dimensions of the part, this is completely unusable, even to work with, really, but definitely so when it needs to be put on paper.

It would be nice to have some sort of “partial” (for my lack of a better word) radial/diametric dimensions where the dimension length can be adjusted.

Considering that this can be done with Leader, maybe a better (more generic) solution would be for Leader type dimensions to have options so they could automatically generate labels for various dimensions of a selected entity – sort of like having the Prefix/Tolerance/Scale options the other dimensions have, and have some additional fields there for selected entity and maybe dimension type (for example, radial or diametric for an arc-type entity).

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