QCAD Bugtracker

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
    100%
  • Task Type Feature Request
  • Category QCAD (main)
  • Assigned To
    Andrew
  • Operating System All
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version 3 RC5
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: QCAD Bugtracker
Opened by -- - 06.06.2012
Last edited by Andrew - 17.11.2015

FS#619 - Status bar - X,Y etc. input fields

It could be very useful to have in the status bar area - input fields for typing in X and Y position, Distance and Angle etc...

For example these could be used instead of entering absolute/relative coordinates in the command line.

1.Draw line.
2.Start point - enter in X Field.
3.Next point - enter in Y Field.

This method could also be used for specifying positions when placing other entities.

For me I tend to use a combination of the command line/GUI for most work but I think for those who do not wish to use the command line this could be useful.

Closed by  Andrew
17.11.2015 11:00
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  

Snap > Coordinate can be used instead.

-- commented on 06.06.2012 09:41

[Edit:]
Sorry that should be
1.Draw line.
2.Start point - enter in X, Y Field.
3.Next point - enter in X,Y Field.

*In fact the more I think about it the more useful this added feature would be to a lot more tools, the modify tools set for example etc... etc...

-- commented on 06.06.2012 10:04

possibly this feature could be activated via the 'Application' preferences dialog window.

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