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IDCategoryTask TypeSeveritySummary  descStatusProgress
 493 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Bug File's Name Closed
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Task Description

If in the file’s name I’ve “/” (for ex. 2012/02/10) QCAD substite with “:” (2012:02:10). Regard the file’s name in the tab of QCAD.

 1105 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Bug - Layers lost when using Isometric Projection tool Closed
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Task Description

Windows 8.1

Layers lost when using Isometric Projection tool

Test case

1.Set up layers.
2.Draw shape (I used a square).
3. Select shape and use Isometric tool (PJ).
5. Layers are lost as soon as reference point is selected.

please see screenshots:

 819 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Bring back option to make Hatch patterns in .dxf for QC ...Closed
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Task Description

Please see topic:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=2445

 857 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Breakout / Autotrim not working Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7-64

Please see attached a simple test to demonstrate the problem.

Breakout tool

1. When selecting the top half of the circle - the top half of the circle ‘breaks’ out as expected.
2. When selecting the bottom half of the circle - the whole circle disappears!

Autotrim tool

1. When selecting the top half of the circle - the trim seems to work.

2. When selecting the bottom half of the circle - no trim happens at all!

 256 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Break out segments of ellipses Closed
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Task Description

Break out segments of ellipses

 731 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Break out segment: fails in some cases Closed
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1 Task Description

See fs731.dxf

 1078 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Break out segment: break out last segment of ray / xlin ...Closed
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Task Description

See:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=3005

 1040 DocumentationBug ReportLow Break out Manual on Circle/Ellipse does not respect Rem ...Closed
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Task Description

3.4.7 trial as well as community Git 9d3979

  • Draw a circle
  • B2
  • Make sure “Remove segment” is ticked
  • Select circle, then select two points to break out in between

Expected:

  • Segment gets removed (not really, but read on)

Actual:

  • Segment does not get removed, but circle is indeed broken into two arcs

Same for an ellipse.

I can see that by selecting two points on a closed circular shape it’s nigh impossible to tell which segment the user actually wants to remove :)

The documentation doesn’t mention this corner case. For clarity, a note detailing this effect a bit should be added to the docs.

On a slightly related note, I do not see why the feature couldn’t work on Polyline objects as well (with the same corner case restriction if it’s a closed polyline).

Very useful feature btw, thanks for it.

 166 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow break out Closed
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Task Description

break out for top segment of arc broken

 713 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Box select selects invisible blocks Closed
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Task Description

Make sure that block references of hidden blocks cannot be selected.

 1305 dxflibPerformance IssueLow Bottleneck in DL_Dxf::toReal caused by std::locale Closed
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Task Description

Loading any larger dxf file takes very long because of this line:
istr.imbue(std::locale(”C”));

The call to std::locale is very slow. File-loading can be speed up by approximately factor 5 times on my system when replacing it. I just removed that line and instead added the following in DL_Dxf::in so it is changed only once per file:

std::locale oldLocale = std::locale::global(std::locale(”C”)); // use dot in numbers
while (readDxfGroups(fp, creationInterface)) {}
std::locale::global(oldLocale);

 10 BookBug ReportLow Book numbering in PDF is incorrect Closed
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Task Description

The numbers in the book don’t match with the bookmarks numbers in the PDF as shown in Acrobat Reader.

 4 BookBug ReportMedium Book "CAD Instruction" layout issues Closed
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Post all kind of layout issues for the book “CAD Instruction” here, e.g. overlapping text.

 1592 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Bold in the text editor causes transaction fail. Closed
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Task Description

Using the bold function (button) in the text editor causes transaction fail on new text entries. Emboldening selected text on existing text shows bold in the editor but this does not carry through to drawing or print preview views.

396QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBlocks: moving blocks: show bounding boxAssigned
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Task Description

Blocks: moving complex blocks with drag and drop should show bounding box as preview

 1237 QCAD/CAMBug ReportMedium Blocks should be layer agnostic Closed
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Task Description

I have created a block from a selection. I have then later created more items on my CAD page using that block, then later yet, moved the objects to a new layer. I noticed that while the object has accepted being on the new layer, the color hasn’t changed to the new layer’s color. I can only get the line color to change if I go into the block itself and move the individual segments of the block to that new layer, then save the new block (which, by the way, I can’t save over the existing block?!?!)

In the sample file attached, you will see that the block item in the 3 o’clock position is in layer 0, while the rest are in “Vent Holes” layer. If you make layer 0 hidden, the one block is hidden (like it should), but the block item refuses to take on the layer’s color even though the block’s color is “By Layer”

316QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBlocks list and selected blockAssigned
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Wouldn’t it be nice, if selecting a block in model view would somehow highlight (just like clicking a block in the list does) the selected block in the “Block List” window?

(Feature request sounds a little harsh, enhancement proposal would seem more apt.)

 748 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Blocks ... Closed
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Task Description

It would be nice ...

- to be able to use " and / in Block names what is really helpful in the Inch and Fraction world ... ;-)

- the ability to overwrite an existing Block what is often much easier/faster than editing a Block ;-)

- After selecting a Block you get the info of the Block name in the Property Editor (Geometry / Referenced Block).
If I need to edit this Block I have to go to the Block List - have to search for this name because it is not marked .... and of course it is a long long list.
It would be nice to have a “Edit this Block” Button in the Property Editor / Geometry / Referenced Block dialog ... ;-)

614QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBlocks - overwrite current layer yes/no ...Assigned
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I would appreciate an option for the library Browser that gives me the possibility to decide by my self to use the current (same name) layer in my drawing or overwrite it with the existing layers in the library item.

Imagine the possibility’s of this feature .... ;-)

 555 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Blöcke zählen .... Closed
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Task Description

Eine Zählfunktion die erfasst wie oft ein Block in einer Zeichnung vorhanden ist.

Hintergrund ist das es damit eine Unterstützung gäbe die das erstellen von Stücklisten etc. erleichtert würde.

Die Anzahl der Blöcke könnte z.B in der Block List eingeblendet werden wie z.B.: “Schraube M6x40 (17x)” oder auch in einer extra Text Liste.
Zudem könnten so auch nicht (oder nicht mehr) benutze Blöcke ermittelt werden wie z.B. “Schraube M6x20 (0x)” welche dann aus der Zeichnung entfernt werden könnten.

Siehe auch:

http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1920

 558 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Blöcke aus dem Editiermodus direkt in der Library speic ...Closed
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Task Description

Blöcke aus dem Editiermodus direkt in der Library speichern zu können wäre eine erheblicher Arbeitsersparnis.

Wenn ich persönlich einen Block in einer Zeichnung erstelle überlege ich mir natürlich gleich ob ich diesen nicht auch in anderen Zeichnungen verwenden könnte. Somit erhalte ich leicht eine Umfangreiche Library die mein Leben leichter macht .... ;-)

 1030 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block->Create Library Item Issue Closed
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Task Description

I create a number of library items to create parts assemblies..

I will build a component in a drawing that has other components in its own layer then isolate the component and only select it. I then use Block→Create Library Item to create a component, set it origin and save the item.. When I open the item, there apears to be a set of duplicate lines generated. I have to select all the components and do a detect duplicates then delete them before doing anything else with the drawing.. I found this issue by trying to create a cutaway view then adding a crosshatch. The crosshatch tool does not like lines on top of lines..

482QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowBlock with hatch, scaled with different X / Y factorsAssigned
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Block with hatch scaled with factor in X different from factor in Y leads to problems if contour contains arcs (which cannot / are not scaled disproportionally).

 737 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block with Circle - can't snap to ... Closed
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Task Description

XP32 / QCAD 3.0.5

Block with Circles - can’t snap to “Reference”, Intersection.

 168 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow block visibility Closed
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Task Description

disable for now or implement

 1550 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block references: mirrored block references in 3rd part ...Closed
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Task Description

Files imported from other CAD applications might contain blocks that are mirrored if the block reference uses an inverted extrusion direction.

 1395 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block reference not selectable Closed
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Task Description

Block references to blocks with an origin other than 0,0 are not selectable.

See also:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=89&t=4063

 1481 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block List: update changes selected item Closed
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Task Description

- Select a block in the block list.
- Toggle the visibility of another block or add a block, etc.
- Selected block changes

 110 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block list: blocks disappear when showing hatch dialog Closed
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Task Description

Block list: blocks disappear when showing hatch dialog

 939 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow block hierarchy Closed
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Task Description

The block hierarchy is lost after saving. Only one item appears in the block after reload, and it is doubled outside, too.

attached file:

Tried to put the four patches and the bar in a “Pzeile” block, this works, but after save and open, only the bar is in the block and is doubled to layer “0”.

The attached file is the destroyed version with removed doublette.

 1528 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block attributes: relationship with block reference los ...Closed
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Task Description

The blocks that are included in drawings by version 3.16.4 do not obey the rule “select attributes along with block references” while in version 3.15.5 in the same drawings and for the same blocks the rule is obeyed.
Note: Blocks already included in the previous version will enforce this rule in the new version.

 1525 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block attributes: escaped unicode sequences in files no ...Closed
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The characters in Portuguese such as “ç é â ... etc ...” are replaced by codes starting with version 3.16.x
Files created with versions of QCAD 3.15.x whose characters were correct in the Properties List when opened by QCAD 3.15.x appear in this strange way when opened in versions 3.16.x.
However, in the screen and in the extraction of the list of attributes the characters are correct.
Apparently the error only occurs in texts on the Block Properties List and Attributes.
However, you can use correctly the characters in a file created from version 3.16.x

Exemplo: “dormitory’ in portuguese is “dormitório” it’s appear like “DORMIT\U+00d3RIO” when file is opened on QCAD 3.16.x

 1514 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block attributes: association with block reference lost ...Closed
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Task Description

Create block reference with attribute
Copy block reference and attribute
Paste

The copied attribute is now associated with the first block reference instead of the second.

 265 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Block Attributes Closed
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TODO:

  • Ask user to enter block attribute values when inserting block
  • If attribute definition changes (tag changes), update attributes accordingly (note that other CAD systems don’t do this)
  • Support for multiline attributes
  • Control order of attributes (as shown to user in property editor, when inserting blocks)

DONE:

  • Defining new block attribute definitions (constructing block attribute definition entities)
  • Editing block attribute definitions (property editor)
  • Synchronize attributes based on attribute definitions (position, angle, size, ...)
  • Loading block attribute definitions from DXF / DWG
  • Saving block attribute definitions to DXF / DWG
  • Loading block attributes from DXF / DWG
  • Saving block attributes to DXF / DWG

Related commands: DDATTE, ATTEDIT, ATTDEF

 86 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Block arrays Closed
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Task Description

Support arrays of block inserts.

 1210 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert: too many rows previewed Closed
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Task Description

Preview always shows maximum number of previewable rows instead of configured number of rows.

 1392 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert Block: keep proportions Closed
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Task Description

1. Select block to place into drawing
2. Change x-scale to 1/3, observe grayed out y-scale shows (.333)
3. Click chain to unlink x & y scales
4. Change y-scale to 1/2
5. Click chain again to relink x & y scales and y-scale box grays out but 1/2 remains
6. Block is placed using x = 1/3 and y = 1/2 even though the chain shows x & y linked and 1/2 grayed out

See:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=4048

 1277 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert Block: block Attributes invisible by def ...Closed
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Task Description

I defined new attributes in a 3.11.0 drawing. I can’t get it working.
I loaded an old drawing, knowing that there are working attribute in - there are not anymore working in 3.11.0

Synchronize Attributes doesn’t helps to solve the problem.

Old drawing attached ...

 1664 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert Block: attribute color not synced with a ...Closed
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Task Description

1. Create new block
2. Edit block
3. Block > Attributes > Define Block Attribute
4. Use property editor to change color of this attribute definition to fixed color
5. Insert block into model space
6. Color of attribute is “By Layer” instead of fixed color

 1436 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Create Library Item: item does not have same un ...Closed
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Task Description

Library items created from existing drawings should have the same unit as the drawing. Currently, the unit of newly created library items is ‘None’.

 1548 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Attributes > Synchronize Attributes: exception Closed
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1 Task Description

Block attributes are not properly synchronized on QCad 3.16.5 after editing the block in the drawing, in Linux Mint 18.1 and in Windows 10; On Windows as less frequency, the error is intermittent, on Linux is constant. Attach the dxf to test.

 1566 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Attributes > Synchronize Attributes: deleted bl ...Closed
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1 Task Description

Deleted (undone) block attributes are stored to DXF/DWG.

 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.

 1671 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Add Layout Block: fails if layout with same nam ...Closed
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Task Description

Case

delete a Layout Block in Block List - name e.g. ANSI A P,
create a new Layout Block - try to use the deleted name (ANSI A P) again and it will be declined because the “Layout already exists.

 891 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block - Create Library item: unit / reference point pos ...Closed
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Task Description

Created library item does not have the same unit as source drawing.
Zero point is not at chosen reference point.

Vers. 3.2.1, Drawing Unit “inch”!

... it takes the absolute 0 point as reference.

Millimeter works fine!!!

Rest of the units .... I don’t know ;-)

 571 TestsTaskLow Blake Closed
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Task Description

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 580 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Black color reverted to white color on each close Closed
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Task Description

Hello,

When I started Q3, I selected a White background in the initial dialog window. I opened a copy of a good Q2 file and saw that ALL entities with Q2 Black/White color where forced to be White. Andrew explains this as a mean to avoid unreadable items against the background colors. Remember I selected White as background ? I guess Black/White entities could be better kept as Black ?

Following Andrew’s advice, in Application Preferences =⇒ Graphics View, I unchecked the Auto correct black and white colors check box. The background settings is white. OK.

I went through a process of changing the White color for several layers to Black. I also had to change the color codes for the hatch areas. For instance, the hatch area layer “055_F_Murs” has “14-76-255 / 255-197-179” values in Q2. Why these values are auto corrected to “30-128-255 / 255-191-127” ?

After these changes, I saved the file, closed Q3 and opened the file again.

Catastrophique ! All “Black/White” layers were back to Black and the hatch colors were back to the “auto corrected” values.

Changing the background color to black then white seemed to solve the problem : the layers kept the Black color. Actually it was just an illusion.

Yesterday too much confident, I spent the whole day, modifying layers to Black, adding new layers also Black or custom color, checking the line weight (replacing the “default” (?) value of 0.25 mm with my preferred default value of 0,00 mm, I’ve posted on the forum about this) and so on. I saved the file, closed it.
To-day, nearly all layers have lost their colors :
- Black ones are again White,
- custom color are “auto corrected” as above for “055_F_Murs”,
- only the standard non Black/White colors are preserved, like Blue, Magenta etc.

At this point, I can’t continue using QCAD 3 with enough reliability as my color settings are always lost. This is why I qualify this bug as CRITICAL.
I don’t want to use a Black background or a Light Blue one. Why do you think all old “green on black VDU” were replaced with “black/color on white” displays, to begin by Apple ?

NB I already reported this but can’t find it in the list (maybe because I forgot to enter a summary ? No warning, happily I had a copy with Notepad), sorry for the duplicate.

1080QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBitmap export: calculate size based on bounding box inc...Assigned
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Task Description

I have created a drawing, where the CENTERS of the most outer lines have a distance of 3.06mm in both X and Y.
The line weight of these outer lines is 0.6mm, so the whole image is 3.06mm + 2* 0.6mm/2 = 3.12mm wide and long (center to center plus half of the line weight on every side).
Additionally in the export there is a frame around the image, making it 3.12 + 2*frame.
The export function however calculates 3.06mm when setting the resolution to 1000Pix/cm, so it does not include the line weights and the outer frame.

 340 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Bitmap export shows selected entities Closed
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Task Description
  • Selected entities are exported in the way as they are shown on screen.
  • Same applies for highlighted entities.
  • See attachment.
 459 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Bitmap Export is Cropping a few pixels too many from bo ...Closed
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Task Description

When exporting bitmap images the crop is just a bit too tight, and is resulting in lost parts of the drawing. In QCAD2 there was a very small padding of pixels around the exported object that prevented that problem.

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