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FS#264 - Support for "Layouts" (paper space, viewport)

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Anonymous Submitter - Saturday, 17 September 2011, 13:03 GMT+2
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:07 GMT+2
Task Type Feature Request
Category QCAD (main)
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3 Beta
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 25
Private No


There is one important ACAD feature that I would really like to see supported in QCAD3 and that is “Layouts”

Looking at the block lists, it seems to me that it can’t be too much extra work to support it, since the model space and different paper spaces are already shown there - and one can edit it.

QCAD draws infinitely easier than ACAD and drawing layouts is a primary feature of ACAD. With this in QCAD I can hardly see why anyone that does 2D work would need ACAD at all.

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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:07 GMT+2
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Comment by Jon Senior (JonS) - Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 08:26 GMT+2

What I would love to see in this

- Ability to draw a layout that was just paper size.
- Ability to include auto-completed references (specifically scale)
- Ability to define the visible layers in a layout (so that printing Layout 1 always includes the same information regardless of what is currently visible).

Comment by Davide (davtor) - Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 14:59 GMT+2

This feature is very important and could really reduce the gap between QCAD and ACAD.