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FS#923 - Diagramming (Intelligent Orthogonal Connectors)

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Leandro Mattioli (LRMAAX) - Sunday, 22 September 2013, 20:33 GMT+1
Task Type Feature Request
Category Main
Status Assigned
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.3.1
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Hi,

With the new block attribute feature available in QCAD 3.3, there’s little to be done in order to make QCAD a good environment for typesetting circuits and other diagrams. In particular, the only killer feature that lasts is support for connectors: orthogonal lines that connecting one endpoint to another creates a connection line; when the concerned entities are moved the connection line is re-arranged. I’d like to know whether commercial support for this feature is available.

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Comment by Tamas TEVESZ (kazmer) - Monday, 21 October 2013, 13:10 GMT+1

This may actually be very useful. As of late I find myself using QCAD for things that traditionally should/would be done with more DTP-ish 'ware (creating labels for items of specific size, for example – I don't think it gets any simpler than using QCAD), I also have some projects on the back burner for the failure of finding a suitable (for me) application to draw diagrams and the like (like the re-imaging of Steve Ciarca's absolutely masterpiece Build Your Own Z80 Computer, where the only thing I lack now are the diagrams).

In any case, thanks for the idea, Leandro.

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