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 581 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Unit sizes in 'metric' templates misleading - showing a ...Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7 -64

In the metric templates the unit size shown in the preview is showing as ‘Inch’ instead of millimeter. probably just a ‘typo’ mistake here as in reality when you open up a ‘metric’ template they are indeed measuring in millimeters!

 619 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Status bar - X,Y etc. input fields  Closed
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Task Description

It could be very useful to have in the status bar area - input fields for typing in X and Y position, Distance and Angle etc...

For example these could be used instead of entering absolute/relative coordinates in the command line.

1.Draw line.
2.Start point - enter in X Field.
3.Next point - enter in Y Field.

This method could also be used for specifying positions when placing other entities.

For me I tend to use a combination of the command line/GUI for most work but I think for those who do not wish to use the command line this could be useful.

 629 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Viewports - not retaining positions? Closed
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Task Description

in Win 7-64

Hi Andrew
when I set up my default choice of viewports - say ‘Two vertical’, they do not retain either the initial starting position or indeed the position I leave them in when I reopen a drawing. On opening a new/previous drawing - always one of the viewports is at ‘almost’ full extents!
I then have to manually re-position my viewports to suit.

Is this normal behavior happening here?
It would be good if a drawing opened with persistent viewport positions held, possibly this option could be added to the ‘Layout’ Viewports dialog window?

*Out of interest, when you introduce an isometric grid in the future - will it be possible to set up a ‘Three:Right’ layout view for example and have all three viewports showing different planes - Top, Front and South East?

Thanks

Clive

 630 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Select entities by type Closed
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Task Description

please see:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=1177

from LeoP

” What would be really useful is a method to select entities by type, rather than by location or layer.

It could have a user interface like the snap command with buttons for the entity type to select, or like the line command with a drop-down box.

This would enable one to quickly select e.g. all texts in a drawing for subsequent attribute modification. Now one has to select each text individually if the texts are scattered over the drawing and layers...”

 636 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow 64 bit compilation Closed
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Task Description

Hi,

I’m using QCAD2 quite a while now and after moving from FreeBSD-i386 to FreeBSD-amd64 there are some libraries missing in the 32 bit version (libXi and some more).

I’d strongly suggest making a 64 bit compilation of the pro version. The community edition does compile and run on FBSD-amd64 very well.

Maybe ths would better be posted to the suggestion list of the upcoming version 3 ...

Thanks for attention!
see topic:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=3&p=6558#p6558

 646 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Is a Debian Installation possible? Closed
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Task Description

Post from topic:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&p=6613#p6613

Re: QCAD 3 Final
by ralvejd » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:43 pm

Yes nice news
I’m waiting for a Debian installation

 649 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow To add an Array option. Closed
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Task Description

To re-introduce an ‘Array’ option with Number of columns/rows and Column/row spacing.

This option could be added to the Modify tool set so - could be used with all entities, not only blocks!

Wieder einzuführen Ein ‘Array’ Option mit Anzahl der Spalten / Zeilen und Spalten / Zeilen Abstand.

Diese Option könnte der Modify Tool so eingestellt, hinzugefügt werden - konnte mit allen Stellen, nicht nur Blöcke verwendet werden!

*Please see topic:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=11&p=6627&sid=1600f95e02d3121574a4d60ce019e16a#p6627

 655 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow  Changing Minimal grid spacing option (px) - proves no ...Closed
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Task Description

Changing the Minimal grid spacing (px) proves non effective, in that - it does not reduce the number of steps to to reach target view!

Tested and agreed on Win 7 -64

See Topics:

http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&p=6691#p6691

and related - http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&p=6694#p6694

 660 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Active Tool - 'tool bar' doesn `t stay redocked  Closed
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Task Description

The Active Tool tool bar doesn`t stay re-docked in QCAD 3 Final.
Please see topic:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=2108

 683 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Convert Spline to Polyline tool Closed
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Task Description

To have a tool that could convert splines to polylines would be useful, particularly for laser cutting work where a nice steady flow is needed, otherwise you can get an erratic ‘jumpy’ movement when cutting..
Maybe a ‘two’ step procedure;
1.First convert to arc/line segments.
2. Then if needed convert to a continuous polyline.

 697 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Option to configure the min/max number of segments in a ...Closed
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Task Description

Option to add a setting to configure the number (min/max) of segments for splines.

See topic:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&p=7007#p7007

 709 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Move/copy MV - GUI -button (on docked tool bar) not wor ...Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7 - 64
To reproduce:
1.Select entity.
2.Using a ‘docked’ Modify tool bar, click on the Move/Copy button.
3.Unable to move cross hairs to snap properly to a reference point.

* No problems with this from either - the Menu > Modify > Move/Copy or the Main CAD tools > Modification tools or from using keycode MV!
Only from a ‘docked’ modify tool bar.

 710 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow snapshot 3.0.3 - input fields showing ' Expression is e ...Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7 -64
snapshot 3.0.3 - tool input fields showing ' Expression is empty ' , even after inputting values.

 712 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow 3.0.3 - difficult to distinguish between Break out and  ...Closed
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Task Description

Its slightly difficult to distinguish between the Break out and Auto-trim buttons in 3.0.3 (snapshot) release, even with large buttons!

Maybe a different color - (Green for example?)for the horizontal line between the red dots in the new Auto-trim button.

 718 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow 3.0.5 -snap / info feedback problems Closed
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Task Description

In 3.0.5 using windows 7-64 and windows vista.
After selecting to use any drafting tool - either arc, circle or ellipse, polyline etc. there are problems with defining the second snap point onwards whether using auto snap or any of the snap tools,the info feedback i.e. End or Middle etc... is flickering or none at all.

Test:
1.Center, Point.
2.Define center.
3.Hard to define point, flickering occurs on graphics feedback for label.

I`m guessing this is another Graphic display problem here.

 723 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Hatch "Solid Fill" no saved. Closed
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Task Description

In the attached drawing (top figure) I created an hatch “Solid Fill”. I have saved, reopen and the “Solid Fill” is not present!

No problem (bottom figure) with other types of hatch.

It’s possible to have a workaround? Is urgent for terminate work.

Thank You.

 726 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Unable to save the windows layout. Closed
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Task Description

I decided to go from version 3.0 RC2 to version 3.0 Final.

I opened the program and I tried to customize the layout of the various toolbars and panels “Layer”, “Blocks”, etc..

On the next reboot all settings are lost and QCAD presents itself as image attached.

How can I fix?

 762 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Add option to place text to follow along a given curve, ...Closed
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2 Task Description

Add option to place text to follow along a given curve,arc etc...

See related topic:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2330

 768 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Polyline > Delete segments between two nodes not workin ...Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7 - 64
3.0.8
Polyline > Delete segments between two nodes not working.

 785 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Hatch at scale 1/10 not completed on 500 mm x 500 mm s ...Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7-64
3.0.8

I’ve not been able to hatch a simple Brick pattern at a scale of 1/10 on anything larger that 500 mm x 500 mm.

*Scale of 1:1 works fine
*Scale of 1/10 works fine on Squares 400 mm x 400 mm or less!

To reproduce:
1. Draw square of 500 x 500 mm.
2. Select and execute Hatch command using Brick pattern (but I suspect the result will be the same with any pattern).
3. Result in selection states a Hatch but no hatch is present!

Please see attached image:

 795 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Render circular arcs precisely - tool query Closed
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Task Description

Although in my re-testing of this tool with 3.0.8 everything seemed fine I have since noticed that it only seems to work for line-weights of 0.5 mm and larger!
using a line weight of 0.00 produces the original non precise result.

Is this expected behaviour or is something still not quite right for this?

see topic:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&p=7684&sid=6121271d19c37dd6454644eacb4d33c4#p7684

 806 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File - Print , not working Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7-64

Selecting print from Main menu > File > Print - not working.

Print function only working from selecting the Print icon button from within the Print preview stage!

 807 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Option to add a folders in the layer list Closed
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Task Description

It would be useful to have an option to be able to add new folders in the layer list, to group certain layers together in a folder when needed, this would reduce the layer list length and make it easier to navigate to certain layers (would be useful for me anyway!).

This feature might also be useful for the block list too!

 808 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Strange 'jumpy' behavior when closing drawing windows. Closed
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Task Description

Test case:

In Windows, set up say 2 or 3 new blank drawings.Then close them down one by one and notice the behavior when closing these drawing windows down!

 810 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Polyline - Simplify, icon missing Closed
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Task Description

windows 7-64
3.1 beta

Polyline - Simplify option, the icon is missing.

The tool still functions as expected.

 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

 820 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow 3.1 beta - No reference manual found Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7-64

3.1 beta - No reference manual found.

 830 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow multiple menu entries Closed
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Task Description

win 7-64, QCAD 3.1
Multiple menu entries ?
see related topic:http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&p=8031#p8031

 837 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow error when checking for updates in 3.1.2 Closed
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Task Description

error when checking for updates in 3.1.2

 854 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Main menu > Help > About dialog only opens once ! Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7-64
3.1.5

The ‘About’ dialog via the Help menu only opens once - QCAD restart needed to open again!

 856 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Option to create a polyline from 'selected' entities on ...Closed
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Task Description

It would be useful to have an additional option in the polyline tool set to be able to create a polyline from selected entities only, without the need first for preparatory drafting measures.
Basic example attached.
You see here I want to create a polyline from only the selected lines, thus leaving the rest as separate line segments.

 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!

 874 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Spelling error in 3.2 for 3 Tangents (CT3) Closed
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Task Description

In the feedback info for 3 Tangents (CT3) there is a spelling error!

‘tree’ instead of Three is used.

 878 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Paste - Flip problem  Closed
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Task Description

Please see related topic:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&p=8292#p8292

 880 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow New Ellipse tools Closed
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Task Description

It would be good to have additional ellipse tools that could produce an ellipse:
Tangential to four given sides (closed like a Quadrilateral) or sperate sides and to 4 given coordinate points.
see snapshot for the idea.

 881 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Line orthogonal to line and tangential to arc, circle o ...Closed
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2 Task Description

It would be useful to have an additional line tool that could be drawn tangent to an existing circle and perpendicular to a line.
see screenshot for the idea:

 882 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Repeat last tool button Closed
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Task Description

A ‘Repeat last tool’ button would be useful.
When one has fully cancelled all operations, sometimes it would be convenient to have the option to have a repeat of the last tool again...I’m thinking that a simple button could do this a bit like the reset/idle button.

 884 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Tool for copying/pasting selected entities along a path Closed
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Task Description

Not sure how complicated this one might be to develop/implement ?

But a tool for copying/pasting entities along a given path would be great. In the attached snapshot you can see what I am trying to acheive - to copy/paste the brick along a wall contour. A dedicated tool for doing something like this would be great...sure I can do it with the tools provided in QCAD already but it sure would make life so much easier if there was a tool specific for this kind of thing.
I am actually working on some ‘real’work projects with these requirements and it does take a bit of time to get correct!

Or maybe an additional Points tool option to plant points along a curve would be good!

 896 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Lineweight problem Closed
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Task Description

Linux Mint - 64

I need to laser cut some dashed circles and in order to do this I need to change the lineweight to 0.00mm (this is the lineweight I use for all laser cutting), however when I do this the result I get is not acceptable.

Using a lineweight of 0.05 is fine but our laser cutters will only read a lineweight of 0.00mm.Normally I would use a linetype of continuous and would be no problem, but for this particular job I need to use the smallest Dash option here!
For now I can get around this problem but it would be good to be able to choose this lineweight and linetype choice at some stage.

 899 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow (De-)Select Polygon - No Mode buttons/Icons showing Closed
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Task Description

Linux Mint -64

(De-)Select Polygon - No Mode buttons/Icons showing

 934 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Command line not staying active Closed
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Task Description

When opening or closing QCAD the command line isn’t staying active.

 935 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Isometric projection: crash when projecting complex tex ...Closed
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Task Description

Projecting text into an isometric plane crashes QCAD - unless the text is first exploded, which is not always an acceptable appearance.

 949 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow 3.3.4 didn't promote available upgrade to 3.4  Closed
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Task Description

Yes, I had the ‘look for upgrades selected’ and ticked in the dialog. I only acknowledged the available update through the forum announcement made!

 968 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Option to divide by half numbers etc.. Closed
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Task Description

Would it be possible to change the Divide tool, so that one can divide by e.g. 4.5 or 7.75 etc...? Instead of just whole numbers, like it is at present.

 974 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Trim not working for Chamfer/Bevel or Round tools Closed
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Task Description

Trim not working for Chamfer/Bevel or Round tools in 3.4.3.

With Trim checked nothing happens.

 984 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow No reference Manual in 3.4.4 Closed
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Task Description

No reference Manual in 3.4.4

 988 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Hatching in ISO projection gives unwanted result Closed
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Task Description

Not sure whether this has been reported yet.
I get an unexpected result when creating a solid fill hatch in an isometric projection, all entities are polylines.

 1015 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow To add Point Style options Closed
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2 Task Description

I use points in my drawing s often for referencing and construction purposes, I would like to request that in the application settings some options could be added for point styles.
For example:
Style - cross with circle or other styles useful for temporary construction referencing.
The option to set the size either relative to the screen or indeed in absolute units.

 1031 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Remember last layer active, when restating existing dra ...Closed
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3 Task Description

An option to remember the last active layer in an exisisting drawing when reopening.

Please see topic:

http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&p=9687&sid=7204a32dd33d5aa65ad5f979915cb7b2#p9687

 1035 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Isometric Projection (Cylindrical) - draws to wrong lay ...Closed
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Task Description

When using the ‘Cylindrical’ isometric tool, the projection does not draw to pre-selected layer in the layer list. This is only achieved when changing the layer in the property editor first. Have not tested this with other projection tools.

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