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IDCategoryTask TypeSeverity  descSummaryStatusProgress
 189 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Grid settings Closed
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Task Description

Make grid configurable.
Switch on / off grid visibility.

 190 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export dimension labels alignment Closed
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Task Description

Dimension labels in QCAD are (always?) centered on the dimension line, while in exported SVGs the text starts from the center and extends into the writing direction. This can trivially be fixed by adding the attribute “text-anchor:middle” to the respective SVG “text” nodes.

 191 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export text vertical and horizontal alignment Closed
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Task Description

QCAD offers horizontal and vertical alignment choices for text. This is not carried over to PG exported SVGs. Currently QCAD sets the “dy” attribute on text nodes in a way, such that any text in SVG will look like the QCAD vertical alignment was set to “Top” and the horizontal one to “Left”.

Naively one can just omit the “dy” attribute and in SVG this will look like the QCAD vertical alignment was set to “bottom”. At least for single line texts that should be good.

The horizontal alignments can be recreated in SVG with the “text-anchor” attribute for text nodes. The values “start”, “middle” and “end” correspond to the QCAD “left”, “center” and “right” choices.

 192 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export stroke width should not scale Closed
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Task Description

When PG exporting to SVG, stroke-widths are scaled with the drawing, while they should not.

 193 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export scale hatches Closed
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Task Description

The SVG PG exporter does not scale hatches.

 194 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export scale text Closed
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Task Description

Text scaling in PG SVG exporter is missing just two small additions: These attributes are not taken care of by now:

font-size, dy

Just use the current value times scale: eg 2.5 * 0.1 to have a scale of 1:10. Looks good here.

 195 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export scale points Closed
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Task Description

Points are not scaled when PG exported to SVG:

Points as crosses are created eg. like this:

d=m 2.5,3 1,0 M 3,2.5 l 0,1

and in SVG look fine like that (scale 1/10):

d=m 2.95,3 0.1,0 M 3,2.95 3,3.05

stroke-width should be left unchanged.

 196 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Templates Closed
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Task Description

Edit–>Application Preferences–>Load/Save–>Templates click add Crash!!!!

Reported in TP1 (debian squeeze)

I now use Linuxmint 11


jose@xzn:~$ uname -a
Linux xzn 2.6.38-11-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 29 19:05:14 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

 197 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow The Status Bar cannot be toggled on/off. Closed
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Task Description

I’ve looked high and low and cannot find how the the Status Bar is toggled on/off as in QCAD2

 198 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export dimensions Closed
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Task Description

SVG PG exporter, scaled or unscaled, currently only exports the labels of dimensions. Missing are

ticks, arrows, and lines of the dimension.

It will not be as simple as inkscape does it, wrap it all in a <def>.

 200 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Patterned lines uncorrectly scaled in print preview Closed
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Task Description

In print preview lines are correctly scaled to stay the same width when printed, ie 0.25 or so mm thick. Print preview shows that very good.

But the round line-caps mess up the display, as in small scale the line-caps start to meet and make the line look like a continous one.

Print preview should not only correct line weight but also line patterns, so that the distance between dashes increase by scale.

 201 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow unable to move/dock command line Closed
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Task Description

Cannot move/dock command line to right hand pane!

Regards

clive

 202 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export font colors Closed
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Task Description

White text gets exported as white text, while it should be exported as black text. Just like it is with lines. Attached patch makes text rendering use the conversion function that is already in the code base.

 203 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Save font styles bold and italic Closed
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Task Description

Font styles “bold” and “italic” are not saved to file.

According to http://docs.autodesk.com/ACD/2011/DEU/filesDXF/WS1a9193826455f5ff18cb41610ec0a2e719-7a4d.htm it is saved in dxf as group code 1071 and according to http://www.autodesk.com/techpubs/autocad/dxf/dxf2002.pdf page 20 its type is “Extended data 32-bit signed long”.

 204 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG PG export font styles Closed
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Task Description

Patch to PG export font styles “bold” and “italic” to SVG. (This only works when a file with the right style is loaded into QCAD, as QCAD will yank such style information upon saving.)

 205 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Linux: fix gcc dependencies Closed
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Task Description

qcad-trial-bin requires gcc-4.4.4, but I have gcc-4.4.5, so QCAD fails to start.

QCAD should require major GCC versions (gcc-4.4.x), and not revisions.

 206 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Measuring tools: output in fractions Closed
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Task Description

Support output of results in fractions for imperial units.

 207 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow command line: shortcut for activation Closed
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Task Description

Unable to use space bar to focus on command line to type in commands etc as in Version 2. Need to click in the command line first in order to do so - much easier to use press space bar!

 210 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Pasting a block form the library browser changes drawin ...Closed
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Task Description

I noticed like this:

in a block pasted from the library, text would be under differently coloured lines, although it should be above them, and this does not look nice.

Drawing order inside of a block should not be changed by a paste operation, not?

 211 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Empty drawing tab gets title from newly opened document Closed
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Task Description

Starting QCAD opens new empty drawing (Untitled 1).

After I open existing drawing, “Untitled 1” tab title changes to the name of newly opened drawing.

 212 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow application preferences Closed
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Task Description

command preferences (application preferences) work one time if close, then need to close and open qcad for new preferences.

 213 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Edit Block from reference, how get back to the original ...Closed
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Task Description

It might be an oversight from my side, but when I do Edit Block from reference, I don’t see how I can go back to the original drawing.

 214 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Adding dimensions to circles or arcs in a block Closed
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Task Description

In previous versions I was able to add a diametric dimension to an arc or circle that is part of a block in the overal drawing.
When I try this now, the pogram resonds “Entity is not an arc or circle” the radius dimension gives the same error.
This is unfortunate, because typically dimensions are on another layer in the overal drawing.

 215 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Space to revert to keyboard entry Closed
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Task Description

Space bar does not change to keyboard input for coordinates, etc.

 217 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SVG export ignores exportPoints setting Closed
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Task Description

Both SvgExporters ignore the exportPoints setting. Attached patch takes care of that. To be applied from within the “scripts” directory.

Nitpicking in File/SvgExport/SvgExport.js, var properties is meant to be a plain Object instead of an Array, isn’t it?

 218 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Angle dimension shows arrows (no ticks) Closed
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Task Description

Angle dimension shows always arrows instead of architectural ticks.

 219 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Library browser not in View - Toolbars menu Closed
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Task Description

Library browser not in View - Toolbars menu

 220 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Error when loading a file Closed
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Task Description

Hi,

When I try opening a file with blank caracters in directory name, Beta 3 reports a bug (see pictures attached). Error occurs only if I click on file icon. But no error occurs if I open directly in QCAD.

Regards,

 221 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow autocad dwg compatibility Closed
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Task Description

DWG files created with QCAD display really fine now in autocad. There are only two minor issues for ACAD users:

1) ACAD complains, that they were not created with a licensed application. One may not be able to work around that one...

2) ACAD complains, that the file does not specify a codepage. For this one, there should be a way around, shouldn’t it?

I am very happy with the compatibility in the new QCAD. Thank you very much for all the efforts that went into it!

Peter

 223 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow No return to main window after opening a block window. Closed
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Task Description

I have a drawing imported from 2.2. I have tried to edit a block and the block window duly opens. However I can’t get back to my main drawing window. In the earlier version I could select a main drawing window. The window menu did not offer any other window to select. The window shown in the list was the name of the main file and clicking on it did nothing. The Tile and Cascade options worked but showed no other windows.

 225 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Allow fraction notation for number input / display Closed
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Task Description

Allow users to enter numeric values as fractions in the format ‘number numerator/denominator’, for example ‘7 3/4’.

Values might also be represented that way in the property editor and in other places of the user interface if desired by the user.

 227 QCAD (main)TaskLow Library browser as separate tool Closed
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Task Description

Split up library browser as separate, QCAD independent tool.

TODO

- Potential interaction with other products / release as separate product?

DONE

- Remove DB dependency from QCAD 3.
- start-up splash screen
- avoid drop in browser widget
- app name
- menu (exit, about, preferences)
- preference dialog
- fix app icon
- window title
- library browser as single app
- raise window to the top on start

Motivation

- Make QCAD 3 more reliable to start.
- Make QCAD 3 faster to start (if library browser not used).
- Reduce memory usage if library browser not open.

Interface with QCAD 3

- Launch Library browser from menu or tool button.

QCAD launches library browser for example as:
./QCAD -autostart scripts/Tools/LibraryBrowser/LibraryBrowser.js

- Insertion of library parts with drag and drop (like so far). No change should be required for this (?).

 229 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow No grid display toggle Closed
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Task Description

No way to toggle the grid view on or off?

 230 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Scroll bars optional Closed
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Task Description

Provide option to hide scroll bars.

 231 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Disable grid snap for auto snapping Closed
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2 Task Description

Disable grid snap for auto snapping or otherwise configurable auto snap.

 232 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Show / hide block references from block list (eye-icon) Closed
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Task Description

Show / hide block references from block list (eye-icon)

 233 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow Slower selection / manipulation Closed
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Task Description

Slower selection / manipulation compared to QCAD 2.

 235 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Trial version: dockable with links, etc. Closed
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Task Description

Trial version: dockable with static web page (links, special offers, ...)

 238 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Files given on command line don't open Closed
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Task Description

Files given on command line don’t open if paths are relative (CWD problem)

 240 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Tool 'Show only active layer' not in layer toolbar Closed
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Task Description

Tool ‘Show only active layer’ not in layer toolbar.

 241 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Autosave 10min saves every 1min Closed
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Task Description

Autosave 10min saves every 1min

See:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=1604

 242 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension: no feet displayed in architectural format Closed
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Task Description

Dimension: no feet displayed in architectural format

(e.g. 79 19/32 instead 72 7 19/32)

See:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=1605

 243 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension preferences: precision not saved Closed
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Task Description

Dimension preferences: precision not saved between preference dialog sessions.

See:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=1605

 244 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow snap auto Closed
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Task Description

Snap defaults to auto. Auto snap gets slow in areas where there are many places it can snap to.

 245 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow select contour with no line brings up debugger Closed
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Task Description

Select → Contour (T, C) and click into empty space, will cause an exception, REntityPointer being a null pointer (0×0) and not false, undefined or something like that.

 247 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow tab names sometimes shortened too much Closed
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Task Description

When many tabs are open, the name of contained drawing is not fully shown. One way that some mdi applications do, is to append the name of the active tab to the top window title, which is also useful in other ways. At least a tool tip with the full name of the file on the tab top was nice.

 248 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Drawing in print preview Closed
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Task Description

One can draw in print preview. If one does, QCAD starts acting confused, the model view gets restored with a fullbright white background.

Maybe best is to just disable all drawing and measuring in print preview?

 249 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Default Save Format Closed
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Task Description

It was nice to specify the default Format for saving files. 2010 is too young for distribution to unknown users, better use 2004 or so...

 250 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Scrolling in Property Editor changes List Box elements Closed
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Task Description

Bug or Performance Issue? I’m not sure but it regularly trips me up and is counter intuitive.

In the right hand window generally if you scroll in the pane the list of items moves up and down as expected. E.g. Layer List and Block List.

However in Property Editor there are drop down list boxes and scrolling in the Property Editor pane dangerously scrolls elements within any drop down list that the mouse pointer happens to alight upon. This can lead to inadvertently changing properties.

I propose that a drop down list should not scroll until the list is opened. Scrolling in the Property Editor pane should scroll the Property Editor contents.

 254 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Snap to ellipse / ellipse intersections Closed
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Task Description

Snap to ellipse / ellipse intersections

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