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FS#1615 - Decimal point of dimensions shown as '?', preferences page throws exception

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Sam Kang (samkang) - Wednesday, 05 July 2017, 02:31 GMT+1
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 14:44 GMT+1
Task Type Bug Report
Category QCAD (main)
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System Mac OS X (All)
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.17.3
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


First. I am not able to find OS selection for macOS Sierra so I choose Mac OS X.
I noticed that when I opened my drawing, I saw dimensions on drawing showed ‘156?6’ instead of ‘156.6’ in prior version I had installed. Probably in 3.16.5

So I opened Dimension Settings page to review and found when opening Dimension Settings under Drawing Preferences,
Dimension Settings does not show. It remains blank.

Then I clicked on other settings menu item from left and clicked back on the Dimension Settings I was able to see the Dimension setting.
However; when I closed the dialog and try to open the Dimension Settings again, I am not able to see the settings page at all. Just blank. I can see other settings page fine.

One time when I was able to see the Dimension Setting, I noticed that the Separator symbol was blank. So I updated that to ‘.’ and hit OK.
The drawing still shows ‘156?6’ instead of expected ‘156.6’.

It seems the separator symbol is not being saved for some reason.

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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 14:44 GMT+1
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Sam Kang (samkang) - Wednesday, 05 July 2017, 02:37 GMT+1

I found work around to show the Dimension Setting page;
1) open Drawing Preferences
2) Click on 'Page Tags'
3) Click on 'Dimension Settings'

However, I am not able to apply any changes made to Dimension Settings. I tried changing Decimal separator , Font, etc but doesn't seem to apply when I click OK or Apply button

Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 05 July 2017, 08:43 GMT+1

Please attach or e-mail your drawing file (DXF,DWG), thanks.