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783QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowSave as .dgn option missing in 3.0.8?Assigned
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Not really a bug I suppose but the save as.dgn file format is missing in snapshot 3.0.8 release.

Will this be available again soon?

787QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowHatch generator - plug in tool?Assigned
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Would it be possible to make a Plug in tool for a Hatch generator, so custom made hatches can be saved as .pat files?

I have a lot of up and coming future projects that I would like to make my own ‘custom’ hatches for.

792QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowNew 'Match' properties toolAssigned
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To add a new ‘Match’ properties tool.

For example, I have a large drawing with lots and lots of entities on various layers and I want to select some entities (say 500 or more) which are all on different layers and change all these selected entities to match the properties of one other particular entity - but, but I want the ‘Matched’ entities to remain on their own layers.

OK, of course I can use the property editor for this and this is fine in most instances but I would first need to determine the the layer data for the properties of the entity I would like to match to (Color, Line weight and Line type) in the first place and then I need to remember these attributes in order to change things in the property editor in order to change all of my selection to match!

As I say mostly the above procedure would be fine to use but for convenience it would be great to have a new tool to do all this for me and cut out a few steps in the process.

A new ‘Match’ properties tool procedure could be something like this:

1. Select Match properties tool.

2. Select all entities to be matched.

3. Select entity to match to.

4. Tick or leave un-ticked - move to same layer.

5. Complete process.

* Actually, while writing this I`ve just thought of another useful addition which could be added to the Info tool set, ‘Entity’ properties info!
Example - click on Info > Entity Properties and click on the entity in question and then the properties are displayed without going to the layer data for this!
Just an idea ;)

794QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowApplying Solid grid lines - not workingAssigned
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Task Description

Windows
3.0.8
Application preferences > Graphics View > Appearance - Solid grid lines doesn’t change anything?

821QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowUnderline text optionAssigned
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Feature request - to have an option to underline text.

859QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowPersistent selection button added to tool set.Assigned
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It would be useful to have a persistent selection button added to the ‘selection’ tool set.

This would allow the user to set persistent selection as and when needed for the current drawing one is working on, rather than going the long route through the ‘Application’ preferences dialog.

868QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOption to save to dwt - drawing template.Assigned
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Task Description

An option to save to dwt (drawing template) would be so very useful.
Please see related topic:

http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&p=8237#p8237

879QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowAutosave function not working if file is opened directl...Assigned
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If a file is opened by clicking on it in an open ZIP archive, autosave will not work.

Linux Mint -64

Autosave function not working, error warning given instead!

883QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowInformation tool for finding the centroid of an irregul...Assigned
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It would be extreamly useful to have an additional info tool to be able to find the centre of gravity (centroid) for an irregualr polygon.
For info please see:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centroid

Actually a tool whicn gives an option for finding the centre and centroid of polygons would be good.

964QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowNew tool request - 'Break Out Arc' from CircleAssigned
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It would be useful to be able to pick a Start and End point of an Arc within a Circle to then break this out. So in principle another break out tool.

Please see topic:http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&p=8826#p8826

992QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowselections to stay selected when projecting to an isome...Assigned
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My request is that all selected entities stay selected after isometric projection, this would be useful for example if you need to modify the projection further after placing!
Maybe an extra button could be added in the ISO options?

1034QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowSupplementary note added to Application preferences dia...Assigned
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I think it would be useful to add a note to the Application preferences dialog window, to explain to the user the difference between ‘Application and Drawing’ preferences and how it effects drawings in QCAD.

Please see topic for more details and feedback:

http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=2831&p=9724#p9724

1036QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowLayer list - drop down menu optionAssigned
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Task Description

In the same way as the Pen tool has a drop down menu, would it be possible to have an option to configure the layer list in the same way. I am trying to create a bit more drawing space and it would be good if I could dock the layer list in the top of my window and only take up a single row space!

1130QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOffset Polyline from both sides at onceAssigned
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It would be great to have a tick box to be able to offset a polyline from both sides/edges at once.

Maybe a similar feature could be added to the line -parallel tools?

1152QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd preference for snap label and snap cursor shape / c...Assigned
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Would it be possible to have options for:

1.Enable or disable Snap label with text.

2.To have a ‘Snap Marker’ with style and colour choice instead of snap label.

* It would be good for users to have the choice.


1155QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd preference for solid line crosshairsAssigned
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Would it be possible to have the choice of either dashed or solid lines for the large cross hairs?

1156QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd preference to force toolbars to be floatingAssigned
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Would it be possible to have the choice to dock or not dock toolbars - in other words keep them floating, an additional option in the tool settings could be added?

1172QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowPrint Preview - Add 'Place Paper Option' toolAssigned
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Often in print preview I need to move the paper around and position it with the ‘Move Paper Position’ tool, which is useful, but what would be an additional extra useful option would be a ‘Place Paper Here’ tool.

Then I could simply use this tool first and then use the ‘Move Paper Position’ tool afterwards to fine tune things!

If you look at the attached image you will see that in this students file they have got their drawing spread out all over the place:(

1363QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowNew Tool - make lines horizontal or verticalAssigned
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New Tool Request:

To have a tool to make any given line which is ‘not’ orthogonal already into an orthogonal line.

For example if I had a line at 30 degrees by using the tool I could change the line to be either horizontal or vertical.

1371QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowMatrix - Modify, missing Flip Horizonatal and Vertical ...Assigned
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Matrix - Modify, add Flip Horizonatal and Vertical tools

1503QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDetect duplicates within a given selection -new tool re...Assigned
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It would be so useful to have an option to be able to detect duplicates within a given selection.

1505QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowNew feature - use info tools with scaleAssigned
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When using the info tools, like the point to point measure it would be useful to be able to select a scale as well.

For example, when I scale a drawing say to 1:20, when working on the scaled drawing I can measure accurately with the measure tool in 1:20 also, without having to keep refering to the 1:1 drawing.

Regards

Clive

1632QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOption to add bespoke dimension precision + tolerance s...Assigned
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Task Description

Hi Andrew,

1. I cannot find a way of selecting individual dimensions and changing the precision lets say from 0.00 to 0.000 for these particular dimensions only without affecting all the rest of the dimensions in the drawing - could an option be added for doing this in the property editor or not?

2. Would it be possible to add an option in the drawing preferences so that automatically a symbol is added at the correct placement fo all dimensions, in this case a tolerance plus/minus symbol?

Many thanks

Clive

1647QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd point / dot option for leaders Assigned
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Hi Andrew,

Hopefully you might be able to squeeze this one around your busy schedule.

Would it be possible to add in the property editor an option to change a dimension arrow to a point / filled dot and maybe also a tick?

I see you are working on some viewport stuff, I am very much looking forward to testing some of this out ;).

Many thanks

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.

1651QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowChange thickness of arch tick for dimensioningAssigned
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Task Description

An option in the drawing preferences to change the line thicknesses for arch ticks would be a huge plus, at the moment I am having to insert ‘arch tick’ blocks for this.

1697QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDimensioning - add option for horizontal text alignmentAssigned
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Dimensioning - add option for horizontal text alignment.

Basically an option in drawing preferences to align text horizontally instead of vertically.

1698QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDimensioning - add option to split dimensionsAssigned
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Dimensioning - add option to split dimensions.

To have an option to split the extension lines if they run over other entities.

1699QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDimensioning - add option to insert text in the middle ...Assigned
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Dimensioning - add option to insert text in the middle of dimension.

To have an option to have text aligned in the middle of the dimension line, rather than above it.

 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

 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!

 359 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Bigger lineweights Closed
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Task Description

Currently lineweights seem to be available up to 2.11mm,how about extending the range for some bigger lineweights!

Regards

Clive

 406 QCAD (main)Bug ReportHigh QCAD Version 3 RC2 .exe does`nt run  Closed
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Task Description

Hi Andrew

I uninstalled QCAD 3 RC1 first then installed V3-RC2 seems to install ok but when I run qcad.exe it complains everytime that qcad.exe has stopped working!

Running on Windows 7 - 64bit

Regards

Clive

 416 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Line weights and types are unclear in property editor i ...Closed
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Task Description

In V3RC3 (on Windows 7 -64)

In property editor lineweights and line types choices are unclear, e.g 0.00mm is reading as ... (3 dots only)

Also the lineweights are reading as m not mm!

Line types are very unclear too!

Regards

Clive

 451 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow No Help function at all now Closed
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Task Description

Nothing happens at all when clicking on Help!

Used to open before with limited info but now nothing.

3 RC3 - Win 7 -64

 457 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Print page set up! Closed
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Task Description

Windows 7 - 64

Via - edit>drawing preferences or Application preferences>print page set up, it seems to make no difference setting the page orientation to either “Portrait” or “landscape” because when you go to print preview the set up you previously set doesn`t overide and set the orientation “set buttons” in print preview, so you have to manually set the orientation for the page you want to print from here (in print preview) regardless of the previously “preferenced” set up.

regards

Clive

 471 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Feature request -to make the Library browser "dockable" ...Closed
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Task Description

It would be very useful to be able to “dock” the library browser in the main QCAD window.

 518 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Unable to use Library browser properly in RC4 Closed
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Task Description

Hi Andrew

In Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 everything so far is working ok in QCAD apart from the Library browser!

1.In Win 7-64 I can run the browser and make a new folder, but when I try to set the permissions/open the folder - browser crashes.

2.In ubuntu 11.10 I first uninstalled RC2 then installed RC4. QCAD program runs ok but this time when I try to open up the browser (not a new folder)I get an error message stating that I do not have permissions to open the first file (vehicle -I think!)in RC2? If I select OK in the warning window the warning just keeps on repeating the same message for the next and subsequent files until I quit it.

 522 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow  View > toolbars is only accessible by right clicking. Closed
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Task Description

Andrew

In Windows 7-64, the view > toolbar options are only available by ‘right clicking’ in the main menu somewhere. They are not included in the view ‘drop down’ menu!

 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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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

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