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FS#388 - More options for Polygons ...

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Husky (Husky) - Sunday, 13 November 2011, 09:22 GMT+2
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Thursday, 15 December 2011, 15:06 GMT+2
Task Type Feature Request
Category QCAD (main)
Status Assigned
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3 RC1
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 3
Private No


Possibility to draw Polygons with a given dimension for across flats (not only corners).

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Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Sunday, 20 November 2011, 13:35 GMT+2

Please elaborate (German is also fine, we will translate).

  • Is this meant for polygons (triangle, square, octagon, ...) or for polylines.
  • Which dimension should be given by the user.
Comment by Husky (Husky) - Sunday, 20 November 2011, 22:32 GMT+2

Meant for: triangle, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, ...

Dimension given by user for across flats (A/F) like this:


Dimension given by user for across corners (A/C) like this:


Dimension given by user for high like this:


Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Sunday, 20 November 2011, 23:12 GMT+2

Thanks, all clear.

Comment by Husky (Husky) - Sunday, 07 April 2013, 00:55 GMT+2

Just curios - any chance to get this feature request implemented?

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Opened by Husky (Husky) - Sunday, 13 November 2011, 09:22 GMT+2

Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Monday, 08 April 2013, 09:04 GMT+2
Just curios - any chance to get this feature request implemented?

Yes, this is certainly possible. I am currently swamped with other QCAD related work. New features will be implemented after this.

Comment by Husky (Husky) - Monday, 08 April 2013, 10:00 GMT+2


Comment by Husky (Husky) - Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 20:55 GMT+2

Just to keep thoughts together ;-)

Forum / Quote:

If I think long enough about this it brings me to the conclusion that it could also be the solution for the "Polygon, Center Point, PG1 upgrading. 8-)

If we have the possibility to choose a Reference Points (just two: middle and end) we could handle all variations on that polygon inclusive a radius determination with the Coordinate (R) function.
Designing A/F (across flats) at Hex Machine bolts etc. etc. etc. would then just be a piece of a cake ... ;-)