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990QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDefault Names for Custom Property ...Assigned
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Property Editor - Geometry - Custom - Add Custom Property

It would be nice to have in “Application preferences” the possibility to predefine a couple Custom Property Names.
Right now I use the Custom Property function to add a DIN and the Material info to every Block. This project has a lot of DIN parts and I have to type again and again the names DIN ... Material ... DIN ... Material ... DIN ... Material ... DIN ... Material ... DIN ... Material ... you got my point ;-)

If I have predefined Names - I have just to fill out the value :-)

 1202 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Defaults - New drawing - Printing colors setting shows  ...Closed
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Task Description

Default settings (Application preferences) for “Printing colors” shows no effect on a “Grayscale” or a “Black and white” setting.
Regardless the setting a new drawing is always presented with a “Full color” adjustment.

757QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDim: Architectural tick and Leader Arrow size independe...Assigned
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Leader Arrow size and the Architectural tick size are controlled by one and the same value.

It would be nice to get the possibility to adjust them independently from each other ...

 1653 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension font configuration only loaded if drawing con ...Closed
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Task Description

This bugs me since a long time but I wasn’t able to reproduce it ..... till now!

My Dim Label font for new drawings (Application Preferences) is set to “Helvetica-Bold” Basically it was working just fine for new drawings but from time to time, after saving and reopen my drawing, the font was lost and replaced by “Standard”. No idea why!

Today I was playing with the new QCAD Feature “Default Template” and learned that I loose all the time my preselected font. QCAD ignores that my Template “Drawing Preferences” and also the “Application Preferences” are set to “Helvetica-Bold”. It will be replaced by “Standard”. Annoying! :-(

Ok, question was why it doesn’t happened with all drawings, all the time?
After many tests ....
The “old” blank Template opens with the correct font setting. If I use a Dim in the drawing and save it everything works as expected.
If I save the drawing without a Dim in it then the preselected Font will be replaced by “Standard”. It happens also if I delete all Dims in a so far proper working drawing - save and reopen it leads to the same issue. The Font will be replaced by “Standard”.

The new feature “your own Default Template” will not work regarding the Dim Label font in any cases - the template itself needs at least one Dim in the drawing to keep the desired Font.

 751 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension Leader: Arrow attribute Closed
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Task Description

XP/32 QCAD 3.0.0

If I try to change the Attributes of a dim leader it doesn’t works.

Leader → Option Arrow head - marked or not - no impact - always with arrow,

Property editor:
Geometry of leader,
Arrow: yes or no - doesn’t changed anything,
Vertex: Index Number doesn’t change anything,

790QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDimension Setting - Extension Line - total length setti...Assigned
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It would be nice to have the option for a “Short” Extension Line.
This is often used in Architectural drawings.
Yes, I know that I can explode a dimension and change it to that what I’m asking for - but that is really a Sisyphus task and destructs the function of a dynamic Dimension in QCAD.

 862 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension settings - "Keep proportion" setting can't be ...Closed
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Task Description

XP 32/ QCAD 3.1.6

Drawing Preferences - Dimension settings - “Keep proportion” setting changes will not be saved with the Drawing. :-(

Maybe you have to try it a couple times with the same drawing ;-)

 1672 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension tool displays wrong meassurement Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Settings are:
General: Drawing Unit
Drawing Unit: Foot
Paper Unit: Inch
Measurement System: Imperial

Dimension Settings: Architectural

Issue:

I draw a horizontal line 12 units (foot) long,
Use then the Horizontal DIM tool and it will display a measurement of 1’ = false,

I draw a horizontal line of 2 units (foot)long,
Use then the Horizontal DIM tool and it will display a measurement of 2” = false,

I assume the input for the line length is handled from the DIM tool as inch and not as feet.

 1677 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension: Scale option grayed out in model space Closed
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Task Description

... impossible to chose a scale in the DIM option bar.

756QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowDisplay problem in the Text "Character Map" ...Assigned
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XP/32

Go to:
Text → Special Characters → Others → “Character Map” pops up.
Adjust Zoom to 100% = display problem (not enough space for the single character.

936QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDisproportional scaling of block referencesAssigned
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Task Description

XP/32

... doesn’t works proper at circles and ellipses.

Circles: the scale works only proportional even though I have the options for x and y.
Ellipses: The same but if I play around with the x, y fields it will freeze the scale possibility.

972QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDistribute equally option ...Assigned
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It would be nice (and a time-saver!) to have an additional option in the alignment tool: Distribute entities / blocks equally.

 740 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw - Arc - Two Points and Radius: wrong console outpu ...Closed
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Task Description

XP/32 QCAD 3.0.5

... after picking the first Point a wrong message appears what says:
“Warning: The two points are identical”

 1326 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Circle > 2 Tangents and Radius: not all solution ...Closed
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Task Description

If I try to draw a circle between two little circles with a radius (e.g.) of 3000 the tool shows me only two possibility’s - but there are much more. If I make a counter test with the tool “2 Tangents with Point” all possibility’s are correct shown.

first pic “2 Tangents with Point” correct,

second pic “2 Tangents + Radius” incorrect,

 1028 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Line > Rectangle with Size: options toolbar layo ...Closed
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Task Description

... just cosmetic!

Rectangle with size: The option box “Reference Point” is a bit to small to show the whole text of the chosen option.

English / German = same behavior.

 1669 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Application Preferences > Defaults for New Drawi ...Closed
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Task Description

Blank QCAD template used as the start drawing.

Application Preferences / Dimension Settings

Text hight doesn’t accept anymore input 3.5/25.4 and it will change that in a new drawing to “0” instead to show 0.137795

If I remember correctly: Marked for “Keep proportions” = unchecked in new drawing is desired behavior, correct?

 1654 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Edit > Convert Drawing Unit: convert viewports Closed
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Task Description

Converting the Drawing unit (CU) in Model Space will ruin all preexisting Viewport arrangements in your Layout Block. You have to rebuilt them from stretch or undo the unit conversion.

 1616 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Convert Drawing Unit: leader arrow switched off Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Existing Leader with Arrow status “yes” in drawing,
launch “Convert Drawing Unit”,
convert drawing unit,
Leader status for Arrow “yes” is now changed to “no”,

 1617 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Convert Drawing Unit: Views in view list not con ...Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Drawing in mm with Entries in the View List,
Convert (CU) drawing from mm to inch,
View List still exist but has lost the coordinates for each defined window,

 1085 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Cut/Copy with Reference: cannot use snap to coor ...Closed
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Task Description

If I use the Copy/Cut with Reference Clipboard function I can’t use the “Coordinate” or “Polar coordinate” snap to determine the reference point.
I have the feeling that just the option box isn’t shown ....

951QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowExtra Option for Block attributes ...Assigned
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Task Description

It would be nice to have the possibility to control the automatic Text orientation in Block attributes.
Something what would work like the DIM restriction: I can read the text horizontal and/or from the right side of the drawing sheet.

Right now I have the feeling that the Text orientation is dependent on the tool what I even use.
Different tools = different outcomes.

 479 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Fehler in der Textfunktion Closed
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Task Description

Textfuntion:

Rufe ich die Funktion “Text” auf und schreibe einen Text wird dieser unwiderruflich gelöscht bzw. durch einen vorherigen Text ersetzt wenn ich danach etwas im “Main Font” verändere.
“Text Geometry” und “Alignment” funktioniert.

 840 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow File > New from Template: Remember last used folder Closed
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1 Task Description

Task:
Drawing - New from Template ...

My Default Template Folder in “Application Preferences” is on F: (USB Port).
QCAD depicts to C:/Programme/QCAD pro 3.1.2/libraries/templates
(Yes - I started QCAD new after adjusting the default Folder)

 1276 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print Preview: black/white, grayscale mode have  ...Closed
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Task Description

Print Preview:
Black and white/Greyscale mode doesn’t works on Text.

 1659 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low File > Print Preview: does not always open / close prop ...Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Drawing with Viewport,
in Model Space - launch Print Preview - Paper size and display ok,
change directly to Paper_Space - Paper size and display ok,
switch back to Model Space - Paper size ok but the Paper display looks infinitive big ...

Print Preview off/on or launching/canceling Drawing Preferences will solve the display issue.

 1686 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print: Line scale in Viewport wrong if Model_Spa ...Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Line / Lineweight 2mm
Model_Space Print Preview off / previously used scale was 1:1
Viewport 1:10
Paper_Space Print Preview scale 1:1
I’ll use the Paper_Space for a print:
Works as expected. A 2 mm Line will be printed in 2 mm

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Line / Lineweight 2mm
Model_Space Print Preview off / previously used scale was 1:10 (closed Preview will keep it in memory),
Viewport 1:10
Paper_Space Print Preview scale 1:1
I’ll use the Paper_Space for a print:
Works not as expected! The Model_Space Print scale is used for scaling the 2 mm Line in the Paper_Space/Viewport. The Line will be printed with a 20 mm wideness.

601QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowFür Berechnungen neu zu erstellende Elemente Werte von ...Assigned
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Task Description

Es wäre schön wenn ich Werte wie zum Beispiel Längen von Linien direkt abgreifen könnte um diese weiter in Berechnungen verwenden zu können.

Beispiel:
Ich habe eine Linie konstruiert wobei sich eine Länge y ergeben hat.

Nun möchte ich eine Linie zeichnen die 5 mal y sein soll.

Linientool → Wert 5* eingeben und y durch Auswahl mit der Maus von dem vorhandenen Elements übernehmen.

Natürlich könnte ich die Geometrie Info benutzen um den Wert abzulesen oder auch über die Zwischenablage zu benutzen. Ein abgreifen mit der Maus wäre aber schneller, direkter und wahrscheinlich auch mit weniger Fehlern (Human error) verbunden. Wahrscheinlich auch genauer da QCad, denke ich, mit mehr Nachkommastellen rechnet, oder?

839QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowGrid / Meta Grid info + Drawing Unit Info ...Assigned
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At our QCAD Drawing window, below right corner, we have the Info displayed what are the Grid / Meta Grid settings.
It would be nice to have additional the Info for the drawing unit ...

 838 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Grid settings are not taken over ... Closed
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Task Description

If I do my Grid settings - there are not correctly taken over in existing or new drawings.

Some kind of multiplication?

 691 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Image preview for "Insert Bitmap" ... Closed
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Task Description

If I like to import a Bitmap in my drawing I have no possibility to choose a file by a thumbnail bitmap preview. In many cases it is really helpful and I assume it is a sort of standard .... ;-)

 1119 QCAD (main)TaskLow Improve presentation of linetype names in combobox Closed
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The Linetype Names in the pull-down menu for Layer are hardly readable - it seams to me that the description is used twice (in different ways) in each row.
Till 3.6.4 the Information was short and clear.

 557 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow In Blöcken kann am Kreis kein Reference Punkt als Fang  ...Closed
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Task Description

In Blöcken kann am Kreis kein Reference Punkt als Fang benutzt werden. Alle anderen Punktbestimmungen scheinen zu funktionieren.

645QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowInch - Layerdata / Linewight still in mm ...Assigned
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Drawing Unit is in “Inch” but the Layer Data (Line wight) is in “mm” ....

I like it ;-) ... but maybe I’m the only one :-(

703QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowInfo function -> contour for Hatch not closed ...Assigned
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Task: If I like to make a hatch and the contour isn’t closed I get a Grey circle Info where the contour isn’t closed. Nice!

But ..... I have this Info only for ONE not proper connection and only for the moment when the mouse pointer is over the Hatch Tool Symbol.

If I have to zoom into the Problem - I will lose the Info where the problem is :-(

To get the “Problem Info” back I have to select it again - but for that I have to zoom out ............... ;-)

It would be nice to have this “Problem Info” longer in the drawing - maybe until I solved all problems.

And it would be nice to have ALL Infos for not connected lines at the same time. It is not really helpful to repeat this function 20times if I have 20 connection problems ... ;)

1427QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowInfo Tool / Polylinie Area (II)/ Preview brokenAssigned
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Task Description

Print “Command Line” and as “Add measurement to drawing” works as expected.

1502QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowInfo tool / Setting for Font and Size ... Assigned
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It would be nice if the Info Tool / Add Measurement to drawing option would use the same settings like the “Dimension settings” for Font and Text height. It’s a kind of similar function in a drawing and should have the same style. Maybe with an on/off switch?

 791 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Info Tool Polygonal Area closing with right mouse click ...Closed
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Task Description

3.0.8
Setting:
Application Preferences - Widgets - Command line - Show information as dialog: Ticked!

If I use the Info Tool Polygonal Area and decide to close it with a right mouse click the “Show information” dialog window pops up - just as expected.
If I close the Dialog window with the OK Button .... a “CAD Tools” Menu pops up. Not expected ;-)

By the way - any chance to control the number of digits after the decimal point in the Info dialog window? 15 decimal places are most of the time just to much!

 352 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Info Tool, Polygonal Area shows decimal units instead o ...Closed
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Task Description

Drawing preferences / dimension = Fraction

Info Tool, Polygonal Area shows decimal units instead of fractions.

1051QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowInfo tool, polygonal area, possibility for a postfix la...Assigned
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... would be nice.

If I use the Info tool “Polygonal area” with the option “Add measurement to the drawing” I always have to edit the Value to make clear that we now looking to an area value like m² or ft².

I was thinking that a pre labeling (prefix/postfix) like the normal Dim tools could save me a couple extra steps ... ;-)

 937 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Info Tools - Area: "Add measurement to drawing" doesn't ...Closed
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Task Description

XP/32

Info Tools - Area: “Add measurement to drawing” doesn’t work as expected

 865 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Invisible Blocks are causing a warning Window ... Closed
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Task Description

If I use in an area with invisible Blocks the “rectangular selection” in “lower left to upper right” direction for a move/copy, mirror, clipboard etc. action - a warning window appear. Also the reference points of the invisible blocks are visible.

If I use the “rectangular selection” in upper right to lower left direction everything works as expected.

980QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowIsometric Projection / blocks / wrong layer are used in...Assigned
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Task Description

Isometric Projection used on a selection which contains blocks will mix up the layer affiliations.
No blocks - no problems ;-)

 870 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Isometric projection of text creates unwanted bounding  ...Closed
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Task Description

If I use the isometric tools for a text QCAD will keep a construction Box as a leftover ...

1302QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowIsometric projection on the current layerAssigned
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It would be very useful to have the same possibility for Isometric projection like the Paste tool etc.. An option which ask me to put a new Isometric projection on the current layer is right now missing. If I like to have this new Isometric Projection on a different layer I have to reselect the projection and move it to that layer. That is plain inconvenient.

 1084 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Isometric projection: layers disappear from layer list Closed
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Task Description

see below:

http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=3009

 1095 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Isometric projection: Projection uses application prefe ...Closed
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Task Description

QCAD start,
Application Preferences:
Units: inch
Dim: Fractions

Changed the Drawing Preferences to:
Units: mm
Dim: Decimal

Design a Dim and it will be created with the mm/Deci settings - as expected,

Select now the Dim - activate the ISO Tool - the try to determine the reference point fails / it’s way of the clicked point and now the produced ISO Projection will use the attributes for DIM’s from the “Application Preferences” setting - hmmmmmmm, not as expected :-(

 1057 TranslationTaskLow Japanese translation missing in a couple spots .... Closed
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Task Description

Is the Japanese translation still in progress or is this a update Problem?

853QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowKeep selection after undo ...Assigned
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1 Task Description

If I move something and it went wrong I can easily undo the last move and start over without the need of a re-selection.
If I copy something and it went wrong I can undo the last copy but I have to re-select everything again.

It would be nice to keep the once chosen selection in both “undo” situation!

Same with similar functions like rotate etc. ....

533QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowKopierendes/Ausschneidendes Rechteck (Kreis) Werkzeug ....Assigned
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In meiner Vergangenheit habe ich in anderen CAD Programmen mit folgendem Werkzeug gearbeitet was ich für Detailansichten, Bereinigungen oder ähnliches extrem Hilfreich empfand. Wäre schön wenn es so etwas auch in QCad gebe.

Werkzeug: Man zieht ein Rechteck (oder Kreis) über einen gezeichneten Bereich auf. Alles was innerhalb oder außerhalb des Rechtecks liegt wird kopiert/ausgeschnitten/gelöscht und auch direkt an den Linienkanten des auswählenden Rechtecks geschnitten.

Momentan kann ich ein Rechteck für Selektion bestimmen - muss aber dann nach einer Kopie alles manuell trimmen, löschen etc. um nur den gewünschten Rechteckinhalt zu bekommen ...

 592 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Kreis Punktfunktion erweitern auf Elemente ... Closed
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Task Description

Es wäre schön wenn ich einen Kreis zwischen Elemente platzieren könnte indem ich die Begrenzung nicht durch Punkte sondern durch Elemente angeben könnte. Eine Auswahl von 2-3 Elementen mit/ohne Radius soll den Kreis Geometrisch korrekt an die Begrenzungselemente anschließen lassen.
Hilfskonstruktionen oder der Umweg über Round RN (was allerdings nur bei geraden Linien funktionieren kann) würden dadurch entfallen.

Laienhaft könnte ich mir vorstellen das die Grundlage für diese Funktion bereits in der Round (RN) Funktion existiert ...

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