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IDCategoryTask TypeSeverity  descSummaryStatusProgress
 1768 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Polyline > Create From Segments: segments delete ...Closed
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1 Task Description

‘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

 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?

 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

 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.

 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

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

 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:

 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

 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).

 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
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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.

 1717 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow small fix in startup script Closed
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1 Task Description

The current startup script fails when called through symbolic link due to string:

DIR=${0%/*}

It is better to change it to:

DIR=$(dirname -- $(readlink -f -- $0))
 1716 TranslationBug ReportLow Wrong plural forms in translations Closed
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1 Task Description

I found that words which has plural forms are translated in manner where only two forms are possible - like in English language. For example: “Object” and “Objects”. But other languages (for example Polish) very often have more than 2 plural forms.
There are also strings which use only one form (for example: “Reset label position of %1 dimension(s).”) but cardinal number placed in string point on more forms than one.
All these strings looks bad when translated and sometimes even in English. I mark most of them using comments:

http://translate.qcad.org/pl/qcad/translate/#search=plural&sfields=notes

http://translate.qcad.org/pl/qcadpro/translate/#search=plural&sfields=notes

http://translate.qcad.org/pl/qcadcam/translate/#search=plural&sfields=notes

I believe problem can be fixed using plural form strings: https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/Plural-forms.html

 1715 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Print option "Auto fit pages to drawing" broken Closed
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Task Description

Print option “Auto fit pages to drawing” broken.

1714QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDimension > Diametric: improve display when label is mo...Assigned
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1 Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5408

1713QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd attribute value "By Parent" for child layersAssigned
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Task Description

Add attribute value “By Parent” for color, line weight, line style for child layers.

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5407

 1712 dwg2pdfBug ReportLow dwg2pdf: auto fit fails for blocks Closed
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Task Description

Autofit (-a) has no effect when converting a block or layout block (other than Model_Space).

 1711 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Error at copy with refpoint and paste, result is mirror ...Closed
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Task Description

QCAD V3.19
Error at copy with ref point and paste

Look at the video

for testing
I made a litte drawing, then select all
then make copy with refpoint, set refpoint
then insert it

Result: the copy is mirrored and with factor 1.2 greater then original

 1710 TranslationBug ReportLow Lack of translations for close dialog using Ubuntu Closed
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Task Description

Using Ubuntu GNOME, there are some untranslatable buttons strings on close file dialog. Screenshot attached.

 1708 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Layer > Select Layer: add feedback Closed
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Task Description

Win 7
Q-CAD 3.19.2

R-Click in Layer list
With a selection, selecting by Layer adds the Items on that Layer to the selection.
With a selection, deselecting by Layer subtracts the Items on that Layer from the selection.
This is not a bug in casu because this can be the intention of the function. Adding or Subtracting.

Intuitively ‘selecting by Layer’ to retrict to that Layer solely has only the desired effect if no selection existed before.
Deselecting by Layer with no previous selection should mention there was none to start with.
Selecting by Layer from an empty Layer should mention that nothing is added.

Faults are prone to make.

Selecting a Layer uniquely would be an interesting additional feature.

Regards

 1707 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension text size and arrow for imported drawings, wa ...Closed
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Task Description

A nasty bug that I posted some time in the forum that prevents QCAD to read properly the content block associated with dimension.

Here’s what is happening:
- every dimension entity in DXF/DWG is stored with a block representing its contents (or in fact, anything else)
- QCAD ignores that block and instead renders the dimension using the various sizes and properties of the dimension

https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5133

 1706 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Grid line mask drawing lines Closed
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Task Description

After changing the colours of the grid points and grid lines I noticed that when I draw a line exactly over a grid line the grid line masks the drawing line. When zoomed in the lines disappear all together. Please see attached images.

1705QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowConnect certain actions and layersAssigned
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1 Task Description

When dimensioning my drawings I always want the dimensions to be on the dimensions layer.
When adding text I want the text to be on the text layer.
When drawing an infinite line it is always a construction line, therefore I want it to be on the construction line layer.
When drawing a line segment it almost always is on my outline layer.

So I propose a new option to bind certain actions to certain layers.
Whenever those actions are selected the layer should automatically be switched.

I can imagine this being implemented in the General→Tool Settings menu, where the short cuts are defined.

 1704 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Wrong labels for information area buttons Closed
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Task Description

In Information → Arc/circle/ellipse area tool labels for Area of sector and Area of segment buttons are switched.

 1703 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Bitmap Export: Monochrome with black background  ...Closed
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Task Description

Exporting a monochrome bitmap with black background produces a black bitmap.

Affects File > Bitmap Export and dwg2bmp.

1702QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDraw > Polyline: add boolean operationsAssigned
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Task Description

Add intersection, union, difference, XOR operations for closed polylines.

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