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FS#540 - "pa" ("parallel") keycode triggers wrong action

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Matthew Rench (mdrench) - Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 05:32 GMT+1
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Saturday, 02 March 2013, 15:40 GMT+1
Task Type Bug Report
Category Main
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Very Low
Priority Low
Reported Version n/a
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


In the latest QCAD Community Edition source code (, the wrong action is triggered for the “pa” keycode. Specifically, it triggers the basic draw line command. Here is the relevant code from qcadcmd/src/rs_commands.cpp, in RS_Commands::keycodeToAction:

  } else if (c==tr("li", "line")) {
      ret = RS2::ActionDrawLine;
  } else if (c==tr("pa", "parallel")) {
      ret = RS2::ActionDrawLine;

I believe this should instead be:

  } else if (c==tr("li", "line")) {
      ret = RS2::ActionDrawLine;
  } else if (c==tr("pa", "parallel")) {
      ret = RS2::ActionDrawLineParallel;
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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Saturday, 02 March 2013, 15:40 GMT+1
Reason for closing:  Won't fix
Additional comments about closing:  Outdated.