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IDCategoryTask TypeSeverity  descSummaryStatusProgress
 1802 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Startpoint indication disapears for some entities while ...Closed
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Task Description

Having a multi selection and at least one ‘older’ arc the startpoint indication in red of some entities might disappear.

Entities that suffer from this are:
Other arcs
Polyline
Splines

Only the ‘oldest’ arc in selection will have a startpoit indication.
Multi selection of ‘newer’ entities from the list above will not if an ‘older’ arc is part of the selection.
Deselecting de ‘older’ arcs will reveal the startpoints up to the ‘oldest’ arc.

In the file provided entities where drew in order from left to right.
Select all and start deseleting arcs from the left.

The behaviour is affected by changing the draw order property and a save/close/open.
In the second file the rightmost arc was set to draw order 7, the same as the 4th was.
After save/close/open it is renumbered to 8 and the behaviour is different as in the firts file.

Regards

1801QCAD (main)Performance IssueLowlow perfomance in paper space and viewportsAssigned
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Task Description

Improving the performance of the exceptional use of the processors when switching from the model to the paper space (testing with the attached file) the functionalities of the commands for the viewports are too low in the paper space.

 1800 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow circle/arc intersection bug with line Closed
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Task Description

There is a case that qcad do not detect intersection between a circle/arc and a line. Attached is an example.

 1797 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Keyboard shortcuts not saved between sessions Closed
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Task Description

In 3.21.1, and 3.21.2 a change to a shortcut looses all previous shortcut changes.
This does not become apparent in the current session; a modified shortcut works fine together with all the previous modifications, until you close QCAD.
But-
When you re-open QCAD, the only customised shortcut available is the last one that was changed, every other customised keyboard shortcut has gone back to default.

Windows 10 64 , Gigabyte laptop i7 processor

 1796 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Open Recent: crash when file is in Google Drive  ...Closed
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Task Description

When a file is opened from “File→Open Recent” on QCad Pro it gives a 100% repeatable crash if the file is on a folder synchronized with Google Drive. If the file is opened using “File→Open” instead it works as expected. See attached crash-log.

OSX specific. Does not happen on Linux with synchronized Google Drive folder

System: OSX 10.13.6

QCad version:

Version: 3.21.2.0 (3.21.2)
Build Date: Jul 9 2018
Revision: f9cea14
Qt Version: 5.10.0
Architecture: x86_64
Compiler: Clang 8.0.0

 1794 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Detect Duplicates / Options / Refresh Icon missing Closed
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Task Description

Please see also http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=5745

 1793 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Ruler functionality is compromised by Auto Grid setting Closed
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1 Task Description

Regarding to an observation by the forum member Horst1803
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=92&t=5725

The ruler functionality is compromised by Graphics View / Grid settings.
To show the full Ruler functionality “Automatic scale grid” has to be activated. I think that is not intended behavior.

Case: Appearance / Show rulers = activated

Application Preferences / Graphics View / Grid

on - Automatically scale grid
on - Automatically scale meta grid
off - Solid grid lines
= Rulers visible
= Graduation visible
= Labels visible

off - Automatically scale grid
on - Automatically scale meta grid
off - Solid grid lines
= Rulers visible
= Graduation invisible
= Labels invisible

 1792 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension > Angular: transformations broken Closed
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2 Task Description

(I originally described the problem in the forum: https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=5721 )
(The problem was also reproduced by user “Husky” so it not installation specific.)

I have a model where one of the details is as shown in attachment 1

However, when I create a viewport and display the part in the the layout the angular measurement is another. See attachment 2.

In the model it should be noted that the part displayed is a detail copied with a different scale as to Zoom in on a detail in order to put dimensions on it. It was created by copying a part of the model and pasting it back in the model but with 3x zoom.

I have also included the full .dxf file in the hope that it helps you both reproduce and fix this issue

Note: The same problem seems to also produce “ghostlines” in other viewports in the layout which is not present in the model. Removing the angular measurement also removed the ghostline. You can observe the issue by looking at layout2 and you can see a line (dimension layer) going from top right corner of the viewport towards the lower left. This line is not present in the model and appears to be some strange extension to the angular dimension the detail that is just to the top right in the model.

System:
Macbook Pro 15”, OS X 10.13.6

(Can also be reproduced in Linux version)

QCad version:

Version: 3.21.2.0 (3.21.2)
Build Date: Jul 9 2018
Revision: f9cea14
Qt Version: 5.10.0
Architecture: x86_64
Compiler: Clang 8.0.0

 1791 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Paste: relative zero point not set Closed
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Task Description

If I insert a content from the Clipboard to the drawing a new Relative Zero Point isn’t created.
I’m not able to use e.g. a restriction regarding to the last inserted content. QCAD will use the last Relative Zero Point in the drawing even if I already inserted a content.

Screenshot:
Clipboard content = circle

1. First insert

Restriction horizontal

2. Second insert

 1790 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Info fuction returns right dimensions but drawing dimen ...Closed
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Task Description

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1789QCAD (main)SuggestionLowApplication Preferences / General / Performance :0Assigned
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1 Task Description

Hi Andrew,

we know that you need to have always software performance in your mind to decide which features / tools can / should be implemented and on which way.

I really appreciate your effort to find the best middle way between software features and performance but I think also it’s a tough call to appraise worldwide the overall customer equipment to make the software workable to the best for everybody. That isn’t possible without compromise.

Maybe it would make sense to think about a new dialog in the “Application Preferences” to let the user decide what kind of feature are absolutely needed regarding to his/her work-task / equipment. I don’t mean that you need to cover every single thing but the main “performance jeopardy’s” should be covered with an on/off switch.

Yes I know - that isn’t done in 5 minutes but I think that can make your life easier in the long run and will cover even more customer.

Just my two cents. ;)

 1787 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow View > Property Editor: Layer combo box not sorted Closed
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Task Description

Layer combo box in the property editor is not sorted.

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=89&t=5714

 1786 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Select Block References: not using active block ...Closed
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Task Description

... can’t find Block References if the Block which contains the Block References (Attributes) isn’t selected prior with the mouse.

The Selection Filter will find the Block References regardless which block is chosen in the Block List.

 1785 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Template / Viewport scale issue Closed
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Task Description

Given: Template with prepared Paper Space Frame/Titleblock scale = 1:1.
Drawing 1:1
First Viewport / scale 1:1 / inserted in Paper Space = everything fine,
Second Viewport / scale 0.02 will scale the Paper respective to the new Viewport scale but the Frame/Titleblock isn’t scaled.

 1784 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow View > Property Editor: Block attribute labels with int ...Closed
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Task Description

Bei der Eingabe von Blockattributen im Eigenschaften Editor werden die deutschen Sonderzeichen nicht richtig wiedergegeben.

When entering block attributes in the Properties Editor, the German special characters are not displayed correctly.

 1783 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow RArc::splitAt(): fails in some cases Closed
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Task Description

RArc::splitAt() works wrong in some cases.
To reproduce execute this script:

            var arc = new RArc(new RVector(0, 0), 100, Math.PI*2, Math.PI/2, true);
            var points = [];
            points.push(arc.getPointAtPercent(1/3));
            var arcs = arc.splitAt(points);
            if (arcs.length == 2) {
                qDebug("OK, arcs count:", arcs.length);
            } else {
                qDebug("FAILED, arcs count:", arcs.length);
            }

            arc.mirror(new RLine(0, 0, 0, 100));

            points = [];
            points.push(arc.getPointAtPercent(1/3));
            arcs = arc.splitAt(points);
            if (arcs.length == 2) {
                qDebug("OK, arcs count:", arcs.length);
            } else {
                qDebug("FAILED, arcs count:", arcs.length);
            }

The first case split in two arcs, but the second splits in one arc only.

I think the reason is the code in RArc::splitAt():

        ...
        if (RMath::getAngleDifference180(a1, a2))*radius()<0.001) {
            continue;
        }
        ...

The RMath::getAngleDifference180() return angle between -pi and pi so absolute value should be used.

 1782 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Successive middle mouse button zoom in/out: delay betwe ...Closed
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Task Description

I very much like the new middle mouse button zoom in/out and congratulate Andrew for implementing it so quickly but there’s an annoying delay that is necessary between successive zoom in/out actions. This is easily understood by comparing it to zooming in/out with the +/- keys. With the keyboard you can repeat zooms as quickly as the keyboard repeat rate allows; with the middle mouse button quick zooms are not possible.

 1780 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow QCad quits when you double-click a text Closed
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Task Description

QCad quits when you double-click a text; What’s wrong, QCad or file?

 1779 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Layer list, block list, etc: add support for internatio ...Closed
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Task Description

The attached screenshot will make clear what the problem is:
“échelle” should be between “cotes” and “platines”, not at the bottom. “e” and “é” must be considered the same letter when ordering alphabetically.

 1776 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Application Preferences: Tool Settings: cannot c ...Closed
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Task Description

Multikey shortcuts are broken in Qt.
QCAD needs its own implementation of shortcut handling which also affects shortcut configuration.

 1775 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Viewports: images sometimes not clipped at viewport edg ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=89&t=5657

1772QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowGo back on right-click on shaded Tool buttonAssigned
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Task Description

Right-click on the tools on the left-hand side of the screen brings you back in the hierarchy.

However, that does not work if you right-click while hovering above a button that that is shaded (inactive).

 1770 WebsiteBug ReportLow qcad.org shop language Closed
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Task Description

FR - Ok,
DE - Ok,

EN - not OK. Main text is in english, menu is in german.

 1769 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow QCAD Help link to "FAQ's (Online) is broken Closed
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Task Description

QCAD 3.20.1.3 help link to “FAQ‘s (Online)” is broken and leads to a 404 page.
(Menu → Help → FAQ‘s (Online))

 1768 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Polyline > Create From Segments: segments delete ...Closed
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1 Task Description

‘Create From Segments’ ‘OG’ includes and admits selection of segments on locked layers.

A)
-When selecting a segment on a not locked layer it can include segments on locked layers that connect to the string. (Assumed wrong)
-A copy of the segments on the locked layer(s) are included in the polyline. (Assumed wrong)
These segments are not removed from the locked layer(s) because of their locked nature. (Intended behaviour)
eg. ‘OG’ & selecting the arc at point A in the example file. The arc is on a not locked layer.

B)
-When selecting a segment on a locked layer it will fully remove segments that connect to the string on not locked layers. (Assumed very wrong)
-Connecting segments on the locked layer(s) will not be converted to a polyline because of their locked nature. (Intended behaviour)
eg. ‘OG’ & selecting the line at point B in the example file. The cyan lines are on a locked Layer.

Both A & B can be undone.

The example is a part of the ‘Skewing project’.

Regards
CVH

 1766 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Application Preferences: Tool Settings: cannot a ...Closed
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Task Description

I wanted to add a couple of toolbars to the Tool matrix via the Tool Settings application preferences but all options are greyed out (see attached screenshot). I tried with a new config file and the result is the same. Is this the expected behaviour?

 1764 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Zoom in with middle click Closed
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1 Task Description

I would suggest adding a feature Inkscape has, which is that a single middle click zooms in. This is not at the detriment of panning, since the mouse/pen (I use a Wacom tablet) doesn’t move. Right now middle click doesn’t do anything so I don’t think it should be a problem.

Another awesome and related Inkscape zooming feature is that Shift+middle click shifts to window zooming. But with the added bonus that you don’t lose the tool you’re in. Try it out on Inkscape if I’m not clear!

Cheers,
JFL

 1763 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Simple Modify Move function Closed
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Task Description

Moving things require an extra click on ‘Delete original’ and a click on ‘OK’

A simple Modify Move functionality will reduce mouseclicks for moving by 2 for every move that is made.

Regards

 1761 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Info Polyline area does not find polylines (II) Closed
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Task Description

Selecting Info // Polyline area
And hovering over a drawing with all kinds of entities.
Does not find any polyline on the drawing hovering over them.
Nor clicking on them.

Not a locked layer issue.
All are visible.

 1757 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Modify > Auto Trim: on polyline, followed by undo yield ...Closed
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Task Description

Breaking up self-intersecting Polys at segments crossing
can’t be done for the second segment.

Divide:
A new node is inserted and made start and end node.
For the second segment no division occurs or can be made.
Expected is that the segment the nearest to the selecting point is addressed.
Eg. the trim command.

Breakout gap:
- 1 Part fully trimmend of
- Can be undone

Auto trim:
(hint: do file-save first to revert)
- 1 Part fully trimmend of
- Undo will wipe the complete poly

In the file example 1.

Work-arround:
- Divide
- Insert node on the second segment not at the crossing
- Divide at that node
- Move new nodes to crossing

QCAD 3.20.1 Win7 32bit
Kind Regards

 1756 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Polyline area wrong if polyline contains arc segments Closed
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Task Description

The area of polylines with arcs can be incorrect.
With only line segments it is correct as far as I can check.
See <Poly-line Area.dxf> ; <Poly-arc Area.dxf>

It does not depend on the quadrant their in nor with what point the start point is.
It is related with the oriëntation.
Flipping or mirroring horizontally induce the error.

Modifications like flip, move & copy may induce another error that locks the oriëntation.
It is noticed that the oriëntation property in the editor does not change anymore when reversing.
Although locked the value of the area property switches between good and wrong.

The master poly in question is a part of an arc and a part of an ellipse exploded 1024/full.
These where recombined to one poly with ‘Create from selection’ and are closed.
Closed as per the last vertex does not point to the start point, logically closed I presume.
The purpose is to sum the error surface for the skewing math.
For now I will use my common sence to distinguish what value is the correct one.
Reversing while found faulty is the solution.

Version: 3.20.1.0 (3.20.1)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Apr 13 2018
Revision: dd51609
Qt Version: 5.5.1
Architecture: i386
Compiler: MSVC++ 10.0 (2010)
Win7 32bit

Regards

1755QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowSelecting standard rotation angles by mouse click for M...Assigned
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1 Task Description

This would be nice.
It will save a lot mouse - keypad changes for me.

1754QCAD (main)SuggestionLowWhen Selecting multiple blocks that contain the same at...Assigned
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Task Description

When selecting multiple blocks that contain the same attribute names, attribute properties appear with the values of the last selected block instead of “various”. I do not know if this is a “bug” or developer option, but “various” would be better in my opinion.

 1753 TranslationBug ReportLow View > Property Editor: entity types in property editor ...Closed
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Task Description

Translations in scripts/ts are not loaded (affects splash screen, property editor, default action, various standard messages, some context menus)

 1752 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Not selecting text with sub/superscript Closed
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Task Description

Found a strange behaviour with formatted text.

File attached.
‘Draw’-selecting only the yellow text with a little space arround it
- L>R or R>L ⇒ Yellow text not selected.

‘Draw’-selecting only the yellow text with a little space from R>L but crossing the text half way
- Yellow text Selected ⇒ Expected behaviour.

‘Draw’-selecting just including the mentioned little circles.
- Orange L>R or R>L ⇒ Normal texts selected ⇒ Expected behaviour
- Green L>R Yellow not R>L Yellow selected ⇒ Expected behaviour
- Magenta L>R or R>L ⇒ Yellow text not selected ??
- Red L>R or R>L ⇒ Yellow text not selected ??

Version: 3.20.1.0 (3.20.1)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Apr 13 2018
Revision: dd51609
Qt Version: 5.5.1
Architecture: i386
Compiler: MSVC++ 10.0 (2010)
Windows 7 32-bit

Kind Regards

1749QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAdd support for non-uniform block scalingAssigned
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1 Task Description

Same txt as on the forum.
had a copy because i had to log in 3 times to remark my own post.

Blocks are no solution either.

see pdf
[attachment=0]Block test_1.pdf[/attachment]

Antartica is put in a block as segments.
Added a rounded corner as segments and as poly.
scaled X x0.5 Y x1 origin the center of the magenta circl.

The scaled version is all over the place.
Set them to color red, no use they stay black.

The reference of the block is 2000mm to the left because I tried it out far right of my design.
The cyan circle is about 400mm in diameter.

dxf part included
[attachment=1]Block test.dxf[/attachment]

Version: 3.20.1.0 (3.20.1)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Apr 13 2018
Revision: dd51609
Qt Version: 5.5.1
Architecture: i386
Compiler: MSVC++ 10.0 (2010)

CVH

 1748 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow error when editing block with attributes Closed
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Task Description

when editing a block and deleting one of the preferred attributes you need to restart the qcad so that the excluded attribute disappears from aba properties when the block is selected;even after synchronizing block attributes

 1746 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Bitmap Export: File base name cut off in file sa ...Closed
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Task Description

A file with name of 1234.56.78.0001.00 Something blah blah.dxf will not export to bitmap correctly. The save dialog will suggest filename of 1234.56.78.0001.jpg instead, truncating everything after last dot.

This bug existed in older versions too because of incorrect handling of file names. As a result, at some point File.getSaveFileName incorrectly truncates the extension (which is empty at the time) and replaces it with jpg. Appending a null extension fixes this, though obviously it’s not a correct fix.

Here is a temporary workaround in File.js:

File.getInitialSaveAsPath = function(filePath, extension) {
    var ret = "";

    var fi;

    if (isNull(filePath) || filePath.length === 0) {
        var mdiChild = EAction.getMdiChild();
        var fn;
        if (!isNull(mdiChild)) {
            fn = stripDirtyFlag(EAction.getMdiChild().windowTitle)
        }
        else {
            fn = "File";
        }

        fi = new QFileInfo(QDir.homePath());
        ret = fi.absoluteFilePath() + QDir.separator + fn + "." + extension + ".nothing"; // Workaround here
    } else {
        fi = new QFileInfo(filePath);
        ret = fi.path() + QDir.separator + fi.completeBaseName() + "." + extension + ".nothing"; // Workaround here
    }
    return ret;
};

 1745 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Bitmap Export: thick lines exported thin Closed
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Task Description

When exporting a drawing under latest version of QCAD, for whatever reason QCAD ignores all line thicknesses and there is no option to fix it. The error is in BitmapExportWorker.js (line 134). It should read:

view.setHairlineMinimumMode(false);

(currently, it uses “true” instead)

 1744 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow QCAD crashes when opening .dgn files Closed
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Task Description

Have tried several samples from the web and the result is the same.

Here is the event log entry:
Faulting application name: qcad.exe, version: 3.20.0.0, time stamp: 0x5ad07892
Faulting module name: MSVCR120.dll, version: 12.0.21005.1, time stamp: 0x524f83ff
Exception code: 0xc0000409
Fault offset: 0x000000000006dd27
Faulting process id: 0x34d0
Faulting application start time: 0x01d3dbdf73dc50d2
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\QCAD\qcad.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\QCAD\MSVCR120.dll
Report Id: 0644b1d2-d503-4525-ab02-fc36f87288a0
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

 1742 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print: printed point size depends on zoom level Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=5548

 1741 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Property Editor: titles of block attributes with _ cut  ...Closed
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Task Description

- Create block
- Add attribute with tag “MY_ATTR” - Create block reference

- Select block reference
- Block attribute of block reference shown as “ATTR”

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=89&t=5544

1740QCAD (main)SuggestionLowMake unprintable layers also hidden in print previewAssigned
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Task Description

Make unprintable layers also hidden in print preview

 1739 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit Library File doesn't work Closed
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Task Description

The Edit Library File option in the drop-down menu when you right-click a library item does not work

 1738 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print / PDF Export: shortcut broken in print pre ...Closed
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Task Description

Load drawing
Switch to print preview
Ctrl-P / XD have no effect

 1734 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Text: Color changes for CAD font texts ignored Closed
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Task Description

Create text using “standard” font with color change (e.g. one letter in the middle red).

 1732 dxflibBug ReportLow Saving dimension with custom text position Closed
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Task Description

Custom text position must be written as type flag (code 70, flag 128) as well as in style overrides as codes

1070
279
1070
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1731QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOption to place text to other sideAssigned
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Hi Andrew,

It would be good to have an option to be able to place the text to the left or right,maybe just a simple check box? please see attached screenshot to explain. In this instance (and I have to do this a lot ;)) I had to explode the dimension entity and rearrange the text manually :(

Many thanks

C;live

 1730 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Point display in a layout / print preview not correct Closed
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Task Description

Hi Andrew,

When placing a point in a layout it gives an incorrcet display, for example if I place a cross point style I get a rather strange shape in return!

Many thanks

Clive

 1729 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Wrong sizes for dimensions in blocks viewed through vie ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=5507

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