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1068QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery LowIsometric bitmapAssigned
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It would be a nice feature to be able to create an isometric projection of a bitmap.

1071QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low(Bitmap) scaling convenience optionAssigned
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This can be done as is in QCAD today, but a quick convenience UI bit would be much appreciated.

Suppose you are working off a bitmap image (transcribing old scan, or you got your apartment’s floor plan like this, because, uh, what tenant needs DXF). It has dimensions markers and everything, but fat chance it’ll be to actual CAD scale after importing.

So, to bring it to scale, you measure between two tick marks on the scale, compute ratio based on measurement and what’s written on the dimension line, and do a scale operation (you can also have QCAD compute the ratio by using math expression, whatever).

That works fine.

A purely just for convenience function to do that would be much appreciated: pick two points, enter what the actual distance between them is, poof bam, appropriate scaling operation is applied.

As a twist, there could be some other bitmap skewing options, like “the points I’ve selected are on a horizontal/vertical line/at an angle of X degrees, then the bitmap would also be applied this transform.

 1117 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Text rendering: particular font not rendered properly Closed
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Font file:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4339492/Entypo.dmg

Text not rendered:

(\U+2139)

See also:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=3065

1132QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery LowInfo > Polygonal Area: create blockAssigned
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Optionally create an (anonymous?) block for the polygon and the text.

1154QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery LowAdd preference for round reference pointsAssigned
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This one is purely cosmetic, instead of square reference points would it be possible to have the choice of either square or round with size?

 1191 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Toolbar: Unnecessary or double divider Closed
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Yes - it is only cosmetic but it is also stealing space in the Toolbar.

Would be nice to have them removed. ;-)

 1219 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low File > Print Current View: error with multiple pages se ...Closed
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Windows XP, QCAD Pro 3.9.4.0 (3.9.4)
Multi-page drawing, 3 columns on american tabloid landscape (11 inch x 17 inch).
Current view is top right quadrant of page 2, Print current view prints top left quadrant of all 3 pages. Last full print was all 3 pages in full.

1223QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowText: formatting with subscript and font sizeAssigned
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- enter the text A1 and format the “1” as subscript and with a different font size.
When you click OK, it will be something like: AH3.571431;
I have to manually edit it (source tab) to AH3.57143;S^1;

1227QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery LowAutoCAD skinAssigned
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QCAD has a lot of features and buttons, probably more that the autocad I’ve been using. Therefore the learning curve is too slow. It would be a great boost for the program to have the possibility of having an Autocad skin, and it will attract many new users.

 1275 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Library browser: path display under Windows Closed
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It’s wrong URL Librarie on QCAD 3.10

Actually the register is C:/name/etc (wrong write to acces a new library) could’you change the code for write a good URL ( C:\name\...) it’s very important to use QCAD

 1301 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Auto Zoom includes invisible Blocks Closed
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Task Description

Open drawing and Auto Zoom will also use invisible Blocks for the displayed Zoom Factor.

 1314 dxflibBug ReportVery Low DL_Attributes::isInPaperSpace should be const Closed
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Task Description

Only getter that’s missing it in dl_attributes.h

1324QCAD/CAMSuggestionVery LowConfusing Copy / Move optionAssigned
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Hi,

Using the Copy and Move command the [ ] Use current layer and attributes’ is confusing.

Perhaps [ ] change copy /moved set to current layers and attributes. is more suitable.

1369QCAD/CAMBug ReportVery Lowqcad-bin is trying to access non-existent /home/andrewAssigned
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I experience long start delays. I’ve trace the problem to the fact that I have autofs automounting my home directories. However, an strace of qcad-bin shows the following:

execve("/opt/ribbonsoft/qcad/qcad-3.12.6/qcad-bin", ["/opt/ribbonsoft/qcad/qcad-3.12.6"...], [/* 87 vars */]) = 0
brk(NULL)                               = 0x1eca000
mmap(NULL, 4096, PROT_READ|PROT_WRITE, MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_ANONYMOUS, -1, 0) = 0x7fd6194ad000
access("/etc/ld.so.preload", R_OK)      = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
open("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/tls/x86_64/libqcadecmaapi.so", O_RDONLY|O_CLOEXEC) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
stat("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/tls/x86_64", 0x7fff4722f250) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
open("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/tls/libqcadecmaapi.so", O_RDONLY|O_CLOEXEC) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
stat("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/tls", 0x7fff4722f250) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
open("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/x86_64/libqcadecmaapi.so", O_RDONLY|O_CLOEXEC) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
stat("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/x86_64", 0x7fff4722f250) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
open("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib/libqcadecmaapi.so", O_RDONLY|O_CLOEXEC) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
stat("/home/andrew/local/qt/lib", 0x7fff4722f250) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)

Since there is no “andrew” user here, I have to wait for automount to timeout which takes about 2m and is rather annoying.

1375QCAD (main)SuggestionVery LowInstall in hidden folderAssigned
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After each update, I add a dot before the ~user/opt folder (and in the program launcher) created by QCAD to unclutter my file manager’s appearance. Would be easy, I think, to make the installer put the program directly in ~user/.opt, and nobody would miss that folder while browsing through daily used files.

And what about installing the program as root, so all users of a computer could use it without personal installs, and only personal setting files created by users would be kept in ~user/.opt/qcam.

Jean-Claude

 1376 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Tool matrix: missing "X/Y of position" and "Y/X of posi ...Closed
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There is no “X/Y of position” and “Y/X of position” snap function in Tool matrix.

 1377 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low CE - is asking to save an untouched drawing Closed
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If I launch the CE edition / do nothing with the empty default drawing and then try to terminate QCAD an unexpected warning pops up:

Do you want to save the changes you made in ‘Untitled 1’ ...

Hey - I haven’t change anything and there is nothing what needs to be saved ... ;-)

 1384 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Lost Icons in Context Menu Closed
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When I press ALT + Left mouse click to select overlapping entities - afterwards the icons in the context menu become lost until I restart QCAD again!

 1400 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Layer > Add Layer: layer name not selected by default Closed
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Text in layer name input with default layer name should be selected by default, so it can be replaced without deleting text first.

 1417 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Dimension: missing tolerance icons in options toolbar Closed
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e.g. Dimension > Horizontal: tolerance inputs should have an icon next to them.

1424QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowEdit > Undo: hatches not selectedAssigned
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If a hatch is selected, then rotated or scaled and this is undone afterwards, the hatch is not selected anymore.

1426QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery LowLoad drawings that were open when closing QCAD on start...Assigned
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See also:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=4249

1443QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowView > Status Bar remains uncheckedAssigned
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Status Bar menu remains unchecked even it is toggled on or off

 1459 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low  File > Revert: changes grid appearance Closed
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... even if it wasn’t used in the saved drawing.

1460QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowTwo Display Environment --> Problems with Toolboxes and...Assigned
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Hello,

I’m unsing a two display environment and got all Tools and Widgets placed on the second display.
See qcad1.png

There are two problems:

1.) When I open another application on second display, three toolboxes stay on top, the others are behind new application.
See qcad2.png

2.) When I minimize Qcad only the mainwindow will be minimuzed, all the toolboxes and widgets stay on second display also with problem 1.
See qcad3.png

Whould be great, when this issues will be fixed :-)

Thank you very much
Andreas

P.S.: Hope described well, if not, please drop me a reply...

 1498 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Grid mask lines when zoom Closed
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All lines are masked when I zoom. Not easy to work!

 1500 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Some plugins not built right in debug mode Closed
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Task Description

Building current HEAD (5468b69) with:

/usr/local/lib/qt5/bin/qmake \
        QMAKE_CXXFLAGS="-g -ggdb3 -I/usr/local/include" \
        QMAKE_LIBS="-lcxxrt -L/usr/local/lib" \
        -r
make debug
tinky:~/w/qcad/qcad$ ../qcad.sh
Launching QCAD debug
QCAD version  3.15.5.7
RPluginLoader.cpp:67, static QStringList RPluginLoader::getPluginFiles():
11:25:06: Debug:    Ignoring release plugin built in debug mode:  "libqcadexample.so"
RPluginLoader.cpp:67, static QStringList RPluginLoader::getPluginFiles():
11:25:06: Debug:    Ignoring release plugin built in debug mode:  "libtransactionlistener.so"
RDxfPlugin.cpp:9, virtual bool RDxfPlugin::init():
11:25:06: Debug:    RDxfPlugin::init
RDebug.cpp:81, static int RDebug::stopTimer(int, const QString &, int):
11:25:15: Debug:    TIMER:  1038000000 ns ( 1038 ms )  -  "loading add-ons"
RDebug.cpp:81, static int RDebug::stopTimer(int, const QString &, int):
11:25:19: Debug:    TIMER:  18446744073365584320 ns ( 18446744073365 ms )  -  "initializing add-ons"
RScriptHandlerEcma.cpp:1468, static QScriptValue RScriptHandlerEcma::ecmaMessageHandler(QScriptContext *, QScriptEngine *, RS::MessageType):

For whatever reason, libqcadexample.so and libtransactionlistener.so don’t get named _debug.so (which seems to be the cause for the message), while libqcaddxf_debug.so seems to be OK.

The following diff sorts this out, with no apparent ill effect:

diff --git a/support/examples/exampleplugin/exampleplugin.pro b/support/examples/exampleplugin/exampleplugin.pro
index 0c58c56..d72a866 100644
--- a/support/examples/exampleplugin/exampleplugin.pro
+++ b/support/examples/exampleplugin/exampleplugin.pro
@@ -1,7 +1,8 @@
-include(../../../shared.pri)
 CONFIG      += plugin
 TARGET      = $${RLIBNAME}example
 
+include(../../../shared.pri)
+
 TEMPLATE    = lib
 HEADERS     = RExamplePlugin.h
 SOURCES     = RExamplePlugin.cpp
diff --git a/support/examples/transactionlistener/transactionlistener.pro b/support/examples/transactionlistener/transactionlistener.pro
index ed6c84d..7ee9bef 100644
--- a/support/examples/transactionlistener/transactionlistener.pro
+++ b/support/examples/transactionlistener/transactionlistener.pro
@@ -1,7 +1,8 @@
-include(../../../shared.pri)
 CONFIG      += plugin
 TARGET      = transactionlistener
 
+include(../../../shared.pri)
+
 TEMPLATE    = lib
 HEADERS     = TransactionListenerPlugin.h
 SOURCES     = TransactionListenerPlugin.cpp
1518QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowLandscape/Portrait gets confused for custom page sizeAssigned
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Hello

In the Print Preview or Drawing Preferences / Page Settings if I select a Custom size, then landscape/portrait does not really make sense.

For instance, at work we have a laser cutter which uses a printer driver. The bed of the laser is 600 wide by 300 high. When I wanted to cut
something, I created a custom page size of 600×300 and selected Landscape (because it is wider than high)

Strangely, back in the Print Preview, the page is now sized opposite with regards to Portrait / Landscape mode, which was confusing somewhat.

(see pictures attached)

I think that for ‘Custom’ page size in Drawing Preferences, the option of Portrait or Landscape should probably be ghosted

Then, I think that for Portrait / Landscape mode in the Print Preview, it should display the shape most appropriate, rather than just assuming that the document fits the norm:

  1. Taller than Wide for Portrait mode
  2. Wider than Tall for Landscape mode
 1574 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Layer > Remove: deleting sublayer switches to layer 0 Closed
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I have set the delete layer preference to make the next layer in the list the current. This will not work for sublayers. After deleting a sublayer the 0 layer will become current.

 1581 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low View > Selection Filter: no inputs for property Linetyp ...Closed
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See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=4876

 1583 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Option / Rotation missing defaults for 15 and 345 degre ...Closed
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... just cosmetic!

The Option drop down list for rotations (e.g. Paste etc) shows all steps incremental for every 15 degree - but 15 and 345 degree are missing.

I’m happy that we don’t have bigger problems!!! :-)

1587QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowPDF export created with wrong date timeAssigned
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Hi guys,

when I export my dxf drawing to pdf, the pdf properties shows wrong “created date”. I am in UTC+2, the date shows 2 hours less.
I exported the pdf at 12:24, the attached ps shows 10:24.

BR,
Soma

1607QCAD (main)SuggestionVery LowIndent 'Spline Segments:' in explode preferencesAssigned
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 FS#1604  was issued because of non-intuitive hierarchy of the preferences for the Explode function.
The task comment recieved explains the funcionallity in details not found elsewhere.

Indentation of the phrase ‘Spline Segments:’ suggest hierarchy.
Graying out the drop down box for the number of spline segments establish hierarchy.

1626QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low'Clip to Circle' toolAssigned
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Hi Andrew,

Would it be possible to have a clip to circle tool also please?

Regards

Clive

1649QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery LowAdd configuarable format options for saving blocks to l...Assigned
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Add configuarable format options in application preferences for saving blocks to library to either dxf or dwg.

 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.

1660QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowViewport in Model Space ...Assigned
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... I have the feeling that wasn’t the idea. I’m correct?

Case:
in Model Space, launch Add Viewport, determine the Viewport rectangle - when done QCAD will switch to a Layout Block.
Now in Layout Block, don’t(!) place the Viewport, switch back to Model Space and the Viewport is still attached to the Mouse pointer and you can place it in your Model Space. The source of the Viewport will then disappear.

 1668 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Text color of command line unreadable with KDE's Breeze ...Closed
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I prefer the Breeze Dark color scheme as it find it less stressful on my eyes, however it’s unusable with QCAD where the Command Line prompts and responses are rendered as a very light grey on a white background. I believe the proper fix would be one (or both) of:

  • Make the Command Line area background follow the desktop scheme. (It appears that the text already does so, hence the light text, but since the background doesn’t it becomes unusable.)
  • Provide a configuration option for the text and/or background color used in the Command Line area.

Screen shots are attached showing both Breeze and Breeze Dark schemes.

1691QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowIssue with Layouts after "File-Revert"Assigned
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QCad 3.19.2 Professional, 64bit, Liux Mint

Case:
1. Open some saved drawing with viewport entities on layout block (paper space). Print Preview mode is “On” automatically.
2. After “File-Revert” drawing is reopened on layout block (paper space), but now Print Previw mode is “Off” .

For example can try on “flange.dxf”

1692QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowIssue with Layouts. "Viewport" enteties are not highlig...Assigned
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QCad 3.19.2 Professional, 64bit, Linux Mint

Case:
1. Open some drawing with viewport entities on layout block (paper scace). Print Preview mode is “On” automatically.
2. Switch to “Black/White Mode” from toolbar and move cursor on “Viewport” enteties. This entitie is not highlighted. With other enteties all works as expected.
In “Full Color Mode” and “Grayscale Mode” no problems.

For example can try on “flange.dxf”

 1709 QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low Feature request: Add extra padding to textbox. Closed
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When placing text on a drawing you are offered with the choice of where you want the origin of the textbox to be. That’s very nice. Image 1 shows an example of text with top left origin. It seems there is already some top padding above the text.

Unfortunately there is no option to add extra padding to the other sides so the text is right to the left border of the textbox. To correct this you have to add some parallel construction lines and move the text a bit to the right. Now the text has nice padding. See image 2.

It would be nice to have some padding options when adding/editing text, like in web-design: https://www.w3schools.com/css/css_padding.asp

 1718 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low File > SVG Export: selected entities exported in select ...Closed
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See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5429

1719QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery LowUndo on converted drawing leads to wrong label position...Assigned
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Drawing converted from inch to mm - undo leads to wrong dim label position. I can fix that with “Reset Label position” but it would be nice if QCAD could to that in first place.

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


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

 1759 QCAD (main)SuggestionVery Low Modify // .... selection of entities on locked layer al ...Closed
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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

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

 1762 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Modify // .... selection of entities on locked layer al ...Closed
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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)

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.

 1767 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Dimension Leader Closed
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On print mode, the arrow not appear in the dimension

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