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FS#1705 - Connect certain actions and layers

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Christian Aigner (caigner) - Saturday, 13 January 2018, 12:12 GMT+1
Task Type Feature Request
Category QCAD (main)
Status Assigned
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.19.2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No


When dimensioning my drawings I always want the dimensions to be on the dimensions layer.
When adding text I want the text to be on the text layer.
When drawing an infinite line it is always a construction line, therefore I want it to be on the construction line layer.
When drawing a line segment it almost always is on my outline layer.

So I propose a new option to bind certain actions to certain layers.
Whenever those actions are selected the layer should automatically be switched.

I can imagine this being implemented in the General→Tool Settings menu, where the short cuts are defined.

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