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ID  descCategoryTask TypeSeveritySummaryStatusProgress
 1769 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow QCAD Help link to "FAQ's (Online) is broken Closed
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Task Description

QCAD 3.20.1.3 help link to “FAQ‘s (Online)” is broken and leads to a 404 page.
(Menu → Help → FAQ‘s (Online))

 1768 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Polyline > Create From Segments: segments delete ...Closed
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‘Create From Segments’ ‘OG’ includes and admits selection of segments on locked layers.

A)
-When selecting a segment on a not locked layer it can include segments on locked layers that connect to the string. (Assumed wrong)
-A copy of the segments on the locked layer(s) are included in the polyline. (Assumed wrong)
These segments are not removed from the locked layer(s) because of their locked nature. (Intended behaviour)
eg. ‘OG’ & selecting the arc at point A in the example file. The arc is on a not locked layer.

B)
-When selecting a segment on a locked layer it will fully remove segments that connect to the string on not locked layers. (Assumed very wrong)
-Connecting segments on the locked layer(s) will not be converted to a polyline because of their locked nature. (Intended behaviour)
eg. ‘OG’ & selecting the line at point B in the example file. The cyan lines are on a locked Layer.

Both A & B can be undone.

The example is a part of the ‘Skewing project’.

Regards
CVH

 1767 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Dimension Leader Closed
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Task Description

On print mode, the arrow not appear in the dimension

 1766 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Application Preferences: Tool Settings: cannot a ...Closed
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Task Description

I wanted to add a couple of toolbars to the Tool matrix via the Tool Settings application preferences but all options are greyed out (see attached screenshot). I tried with a new config file and the result is the same. Is this the expected behaviour?

1765QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowErrors with polyline offsetAssigned
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Win 7 32 bit QCAD 3.20.1

Ofsset of a base-line with arcs results in massive ammount of errors.
Most of them occur as a cluster of very tiny segments and are part of the offset. (zoom far in at the red circles)
Mostly they occur where the offsetted arcs should merely be trimmend pairwise.
Some occur as detached entities or as detached strings of entities very near the offset (strings not documented).
Spooks occur at opposite site when base-line is not closed.
360° curls can occur with R = Offset.
Null-entities may occur (not documented, hard to find and not able to copy).

The base-line is checked and sound and has mixed tangentially or not tangentially connected arcs.
Offsetting the mother base-line of the base in the file has similar effect but not all and/or different ones.
Also encountered with offseting polys from fonts.
Used to define pocket paths for CNC.
Detected because the CNC driver will not accept Self-crossers, Null-entities or open ends depending on the settings.

Work arround is to explode and select small entities but this does not solves the issues.
1) Choosing the tolerance large enough will detect small segments that should stay.
2) Recombining will generate new ones at the place where the main segments remain crossed.
Cleaning up the paths is a daunting process with some thousand segments for several offsets.

I assume this has an infuence on the CAM part of QCAD too unless the offset method is different.

 1764 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Zoom in with middle click Closed
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1 Task Description

I would suggest adding a feature Inkscape has, which is that a single middle click zooms in. This is not at the detriment of panning, since the mouse/pen (I use a Wacom tablet) doesn’t move. Right now middle click doesn’t do anything so I don’t think it should be a problem.

Another awesome and related Inkscape zooming feature is that Shift+middle click shifts to window zooming. But with the added bonus that you don’t lose the tool you’re in. Try it out on Inkscape if I’m not clear!

Cheers,
JFL

 1763 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Simple Modify Move function Closed
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Task Description

Moving things require an extra click on ‘Delete original’ and a click on ‘OK’

A simple Modify Move functionality will reduce mouseclicks for moving by 2 for every move that is made.

Regards

1762QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowModify // .... selection of entities on locked layer al...Assigned
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Task Description

Not served with the degration to ‘Suggestion’ FS#1759.
Demanded closing FS#1759 & re-entered

Locking entities (by layer) to avoid selection,eg. nearby,very close by or on the same spot, does not have the intended influence.

Asumed wrong:
- Modify DI
- Modify B2
- Modify D3
- Modify MT
These 4 need a single entity to be selected and selection of a locked entity is allowed.(=questionable)
The action will allways leed to ‘not allowed’.(=correct)

Questionable:
- Modify RM
- Modify CH
- Modify RN
These 3 need a pair of entities.
RM: Selection of a locked limiting entity is allowed (=questionable), enity to trim not.(=correct)
The action will trim unlocked entities to the locked limiter.(=questionable)
CH & RN: Selection of a pair of entities is allowed.(=questionable)
Trimming if ‘trim’ is on will not occur because locked and leeds to ‘not allowed’.(=correct)
The creation of the bevel or rounding on an active locked layer will not occur because locked and leeds to ‘not allowed’.(=correct)
The creation, except for polyline segments (because locked themself), on an active unlocked layer will be done.(=correct)

Less severe but still questionable: (because these don’t necerally act on the locked entities themselves)
- Modify OF
- Modify OH
- Modify SS
OF: Selection of a locked base entity is allowed.(=questionable)
The preview is casted only if the active layer is unlocked.(=correct)
The creation is only done on an active unlocked layer.(=correct)
OH: Selection of a locked base entity is allowed.(=questionable)
Selection of point references from entities on locked layers is allowed.(=questionable)
The preview is casted only if the active layer is unlocked.(=correct)
The creation is only done on an active unlocked layer.(=correct)
SS: Selection of point references from entities on locked layers is allowed.(=questionable)
Strechting is only done for unlocked entities. (=correct)

 1761 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Info Polyline area does not find polylines (II) Closed
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Task Description

Selecting Info // Polyline area
And hovering over a drawing with all kinds of entities.
Does not find any polyline on the drawing hovering over them.
Nor clicking on them.

Not a locked layer issue.
All are visible.

1760QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowSelf-crossing polylines can't be cut twice at segment c...Assigned
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Task Description

Re-entering dividing problem from  FS#1757 

Divide the poly selecting near segment 1 at the segment crossing.
> A new node is inserted on the crossing and made start and end node.
Divide the poly again selecting near segment 2 at the segment crossing.
> no division appears to be done.

One can’t divide the second segment at the crossing

Presumed intended behaviour like  FS#1750 

Regards

1759QCAD (main)SuggestionVery LowModify // .... selection of entities on locked layer al...Assigned
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Task Description

Without any selection.
Entities on a locked layer can be selected after choosing:

Asumed wrong
- Modify DI
- Modify
B2
- Modify D3
- Modify
MT

Questionable
- Modify RM
- Modify
CH
- Modify RN Less severe
- Modify
OF
- Modify OH
- Modify
SS

Regards

 1758 QCAD (main)Bug ReportHigh Draw > Polyline > Create from Selected Entities: crash  ...Closed
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Task Description

(Re-)combining polys touching at node with ‘create from selected’ leads to application crash.

QCAD 3.20.1 Win7 32bit

In the file example 2.
Regards

 1757 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Modify > Auto Trim: on polyline, followed by undo yield ...Closed
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Task Description

Breaking up self-intersecting Polys at segments crossing
can’t be done for the second segment.

Divide:
A new node is inserted and made start and end node.
For the second segment no division occurs or can be made.
Expected is that the segment the nearest to the selecting point is addressed.
Eg. the trim command.

Breakout gap:
- 1 Part fully trimmend of
- Can be undone

Auto trim:
(hint: do file-save first to revert)
- 1 Part fully trimmend of
- Undo will wipe the complete poly

In the file example 1.

Work-arround:
- Divide
- Insert node on the second segment not at the crossing
- Divide at that node
- Move new nodes to crossing

QCAD 3.20.1 Win7 32bit
Kind Regards

 1756 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Polyline area wrong if polyline contains arc segments Closed
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Task Description

The area of polylines with arcs can be incorrect.
With only line segments it is correct as far as I can check.
See <Poly-line Area.dxf> ; <Poly-arc Area.dxf>

It does not depend on the quadrant their in nor with what point the start point is.
It is related with the oriëntation.
Flipping or mirroring horizontally induce the error.

Modifications like flip, move & copy may induce another error that locks the oriëntation.
It is noticed that the oriëntation property in the editor does not change anymore when reversing.
Although locked the value of the area property switches between good and wrong.

The master poly in question is a part of an arc and a part of an ellipse exploded 1024/full.
These where recombined to one poly with ‘Create from selection’ and are closed.
Closed as per the last vertex does not point to the start point, logically closed I presume.
The purpose is to sum the error surface for the skewing math.
For now I will use my common sence to distinguish what value is the correct one.
Reversing while found faulty is the solution.

Version: 3.20.1.0 (3.20.1)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Apr 13 2018
Revision: dd51609
Qt Version: 5.5.1
Architecture: i386
Compiler: MSVC++ 10.0 (2010)
Win7 32bit

Regards

1755QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowSelecting standard rotation angles by mouse click for M...Assigned
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1 Task Description

This would be nice.
It will save a lot mouse - keypad changes for me.

1754QCAD (main)SuggestionLowWhen Selecting multiple blocks that contain the same at...Assigned
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Task Description

When selecting multiple blocks that contain the same attribute names, attribute properties appear with the values of the last selected block instead of “various”. I do not know if this is a “bug” or developer option, but “various” would be better in my opinion.

 1753 TranslationBug ReportLow View > Property Editor: entity types in property editor ...Closed
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Task Description

Translations in scripts/ts are not loaded (affects splash screen, property editor, default action, various standard messages, some context menus)

 1752 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Not selecting text with sub/superscript Closed
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Task Description

Found a strange behaviour with formatted text.

File attached.
‘Draw’-selecting only the yellow text with a little space arround it
- L>R or R>L ⇒ Yellow text not selected.

‘Draw’-selecting only the yellow text with a little space from R>L but crossing the text half way
- Yellow text Selected ⇒ Expected behaviour.

‘Draw’-selecting just including the mentioned little circles.
- Orange L>R or R>L ⇒ Normal texts selected ⇒ Expected behaviour
- Green L>R Yellow not R>L Yellow selected ⇒ Expected behaviour
- Magenta L>R or R>L ⇒ Yellow text not selected ??
- Red L>R or R>L ⇒ Yellow text not selected ??

Version: 3.20.1.0 (3.20.1)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Apr 13 2018
Revision: dd51609
Qt Version: 5.5.1
Architecture: i386
Compiler: MSVC++ 10.0 (2010)
Windows 7 32-bit

Kind Regards

 1751 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Can't open files from terminal Closed
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Task Description

I have file /home/test/test.dxf . When i try open file from terminal (qcad test.dxf), i have warning “File not found”. When i write full path (qcad /home/test/test.dxf), the file opens.

 1750 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium trimming polylines Closed
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Task Description

Trimming polylines especialy those with a string of small segments should be done at the intersection of those polylines.
Now trimming is done with the seggments that where the nearest when selecting the two polylines.

1749QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd support for non-uniform block scalingAssigned
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1 Task Description

Same txt as on the forum.
had a copy because i had to log in 3 times to remark my own post.

Blocks are no solution either.

see pdf
[attachment=0]Block test_1.pdf[/attachment]

Antartica is put in a block as segments.
Added a rounded corner as segments and as poly.
scaled X x0.5 Y x1 origin the center of the magenta circl.

The scaled version is all over the place.
Set them to color red, no use they stay black.

The reference of the block is 2000mm to the left because I tried it out far right of my design.
The cyan circle is about 400mm in diameter.

dxf part included
[attachment=1]Block test.dxf[/attachment]

Version: 3.20.1.0 (3.20.1)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Apr 13 2018
Revision: dd51609
Qt Version: 5.5.1
Architecture: i386
Compiler: MSVC++ 10.0 (2010)

CVH

 1748 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow error when editing block with attributes Closed
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Task Description

when editing a block and deleting one of the preferred attributes you need to restart the qcad so that the excluded attribute disappears from aba properties when the block is selected;even after synchronizing block attributes

 1747 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Scaling w 2 ratios fails to scale polyline arc Closed
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Task Description

Scaling without keeping the aspect ratio fails to scale an arc to an ellips when this is part of a polyline.

Discovered while documenting feature request ‘Skewing’

CVH

 1746 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Bitmap Export: File base name cut off in file sa ...Closed
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Task Description

A file with name of 1234.56.78.0001.00 Something blah blah.dxf will not export to bitmap correctly. The save dialog will suggest filename of 1234.56.78.0001.jpg instead, truncating everything after last dot.

This bug existed in older versions too because of incorrect handling of file names. As a result, at some point File.getSaveFileName incorrectly truncates the extension (which is empty at the time) and replaces it with jpg. Appending a null extension fixes this, though obviously it’s not a correct fix.

Here is a temporary workaround in File.js:

File.getInitialSaveAsPath = function(filePath, extension) {
    var ret = "";

    var fi;

    if (isNull(filePath) || filePath.length === 0) {
        var mdiChild = EAction.getMdiChild();
        var fn;
        if (!isNull(mdiChild)) {
            fn = stripDirtyFlag(EAction.getMdiChild().windowTitle)
        }
        else {
            fn = "File";
        }

        fi = new QFileInfo(QDir.homePath());
        ret = fi.absoluteFilePath() + QDir.separator + fn + "." + extension + ".nothing"; // Workaround here
    } else {
        fi = new QFileInfo(filePath);
        ret = fi.path() + QDir.separator + fi.completeBaseName() + "." + extension + ".nothing"; // Workaround here
    }
    return ret;
};

 1745 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Bitmap Export: thick lines exported thin Closed
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Task Description

When exporting a drawing under latest version of QCAD, for whatever reason QCAD ignores all line thicknesses and there is no option to fix it. The error is in BitmapExportWorker.js (line 134). It should read:

view.setHairlineMinimumMode(false);

(currently, it uses “true” instead)

 1744 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow QCAD crashes when opening .dgn files Closed
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Task Description

Have tried several samples from the web and the result is the same.

Here is the event log entry:
Faulting application name: qcad.exe, version: 3.20.0.0, time stamp: 0x5ad07892
Faulting module name: MSVCR120.dll, version: 12.0.21005.1, time stamp: 0x524f83ff
Exception code: 0xc0000409
Fault offset: 0x000000000006dd27
Faulting process id: 0x34d0
Faulting application start time: 0x01d3dbdf73dc50d2
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\QCAD\qcad.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\QCAD\MSVCR120.dll
Report Id: 0644b1d2-d503-4525-ab02-fc36f87288a0
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

1743QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowDraw > Text: Wrong bounding box for text with empty sup...Assigned
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1 Task Description

Hi,

I have a drawing where I use text with superscript. In this case when I use autozoom, it does not work as I expect. It includes the 0,0 coordinates too. The problem also occures when I export the drawing into svg.

I attached an example, just use the autozoom.

Thanks,
Soma


 1742 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print: printed point size depends on zoom level Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=5548

 1741 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Property Editor: titles of block attributes with _ cut  ...Closed
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Task Description

- Create block
- Add attribute with tag “MY_ATTR” - Create block reference

- Select block reference
- Block attribute of block reference shown as “ATTR”

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=89&t=5544

1740QCAD (main)SuggestionLowMake unprintable layers also hidden in print previewAssigned
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Task Description

Make unprintable layers also hidden in print preview

 1739 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit Library File doesn't work Closed
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Task Description

The Edit Library File option in the drop-down menu when you right-click a library item does not work

 1738 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print / PDF Export: shortcut broken in print pre ...Closed
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Task Description

Load drawing
Switch to print preview
Ctrl-P / XD have no effect

 1737 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Block > Attributes > Define Block Attribute: broken Closed
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Task Description

Broken due to UI file resource not being found.

 1736 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Draw > Image: broken Closed
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Task Description

Draw > Image broken due to UI file resource not being found.

 1735 QCAD (main)Bug ReportCritical Export to PDF doesn't work Closed
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Task Description

Export to PDF doesn’t work on Linux Mint 64 bit

 1734 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Text: Color changes for CAD font texts ignored Closed
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Task Description

Create text using “standard” font with color change (e.g. one letter in the middle red).

 1733 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Open DXF just written by qcad crashes qcad  Closed
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Task Description

I am a new qcad pro user and created a simple drawing and saved as DXF R27 and closed the app. I reopen the app and open that DFX and the app crashes. However, I can import it. I suspect (without any evidence) that the text in the dimension of the drawing is the problem. Perhaps this issue is like #1261

Process: QCAD-Pro [97927]
Path: /Applications/QCAD-Pro.app/Contents/MacOS/QCAD-Pro
Identifier: org.qcad
Version: 3.19 (3.19.2)
Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: QCAD-Pro [97927]
User ID: 501

Date/Time: 2018-04-11 18:07:15.937 -0700
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.12.6 (16G1314)
Report Version: 12
Anonymous UUID: 1EBA0D43-4553-C6E8-6F6A-1A9F3992052D

Sleep/Wake UUID: 86FC779B-AD43-426E-9FFA-4AFBFD6EFC8A

 1732 dxflibBug ReportLow Saving dimension with custom text position Closed
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Task Description

Custom text position must be written as type flag (code 70, flag 128) as well as in style overrides as codes

1070
279
1070
2
1731QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOption to place text to other sideAssigned
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1 Task Description

Hi Andrew,

It would be good to have an option to be able to place the text to the left or right,maybe just a simple check box? please see attached screenshot to explain. In this instance (and I have to do this a lot ;)) I had to explode the dimension entity and rearrange the text manually :(

Many thanks

C;live

 1730 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Point display in a layout / print preview not correct Closed
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Task Description

Hi Andrew,

When placing a point in a layout it gives an incorrcet display, for example if I place a cross point style I get a rather strange shape in return!

Many thanks

Clive

 1729 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Wrong sizes for dimensions in blocks viewed through vie ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=5507

 1728 QCAD (main)SuggestionLow Script bindings for Qt 5.9.4 Closed
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Task Description

Please add script bindings for Qt 5.9.4, thank you.

 1727 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Autosave - Error feedback - DXF staed but should be DWG Closed
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Task Description

Hi Andrew,

Just a little thing I noticed recently.

My default is set to save as DWG and indeed it does, however the auto-save feedback tells me that the file is saved to DXF, although it actually does save to DWG - no big deal but is this correct feedback?

Many thanks

Clive

 1726 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Layer property "for plotting" seems not working  Closed
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Task Description

Deaktivating “for plotting” (German “plottbar”) while editing properties of a layer seems to change nothing. I expected, that in print preview (SVG, PDF) these layers are deaktivatet too.

Deaktivating in these cases make sense as when real plotting.

 1725 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Bitmap Export: thin lines not exported Closed
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Task Description

Thin lines are with sub pixel widths are not visible in exported bitmaps.

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=5465

 1724 QCAD Community EditionSuggestionLow "OVERKILL" command Closed
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Task Description

Is it possible to create “OVERKILL” command like in AUTOCAD

1723QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDetecting overlapping line / arc segmentsAssigned
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4 Task Description

Add a tool to detect overlapping segments or lines and arcs.
Similar like the “overkill” command in other CAD systems.

1722QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOption to insert viewport at either of the rectangle co...Assigned
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1 Task Description

Hi Andrew,

Currently the only option to insert a viewport is using the central insertion point, for better placement it would be useful to have an option to insert viewports at any of the four corners in addition to the centre.

Hope that makes sense.

Many thanks

Clive

1721QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowInsert table toolAssigned
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2 Task Description

Hi Andrew,

I’m not sure whether this has been added or suggested already. It would be great to have a built in QCAD table tool for producing cutting lists or bill of materials etc. A dedicated table tool would be a real boost to QCAD Pro ;)

Many thanks

Clive

 1720 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Modify > Auto Trim: fails for Rays and Infinite Lines Closed
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Task Description

... if other entities involved.

Testdrawing:
Please use the Auto Trim tool first with visible and then with invisible Block Countertop. The effect can change depending on where you click.

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