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 1694 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Viewport entities - Context menu: does not work Closed
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Task Description

QCad 3.19.2 Pro 64 bit. Windows 10, Linux Mint

All functions in context menu does not work with “Viewport entities” (Delete, Cut, Copy,etc).
But all same functions also work with keyboard shortcuts, from command line and buttons from toolbar.

 1693 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow Formatted text is not correctly displayed Closed
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Texts justified and/or formatted in dxf or dwg files generated by Autocad not presented correctly when the file is opened by QCad, follow file for verification.

 1690 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Issue with Layers Closed
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Task Description

QCad 3.19.2 Professional, 64bit, Liux Mint

Case:
1. We have drawing with hierarchical layers.
2. When try for example to lock all layers from “Layer List Widget” by clicking to “Toggle lock” at Parent Layer. Then locked are all layers in this group. Same is with “Toggle snappable”, “Toggle plottable”, “Toggle frozen”. All works as expected. But “Toggle visibility” works only on this one parent layer.

 1689 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Issue with Block Attributes Closed
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Task Description

QCad 3.19.2 Professional, 64bit, Liux Mint

Case:
1. Create some block with attributes.
2. Insert this bock into “Model Space” or “Paper Space”.
3. Edit this block. Rename some Attribute names (tag, prompt).
4. And when in “Model Space” or “Paper Space” Synchronize Attributes, we have in properties old and new attributes.

 1688 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Scaling (SZ) selection by Mouse only proportional possi ...Closed
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Task Description

Tested with checked / unchecked button for proportional scaling - but it doesn’t matter.

 1687 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Invalid entry not caught in Scaling task Closed
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Task Description

QCAD hangs up in Scaling task when invalid value given: example .0.50
Inadvertently entering two decimal points hangs it up.

 1686 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print: Line scale in Viewport wrong if Model_Spa ...Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Line / Lineweight 2mm
Model_Space Print Preview off / previously used scale was 1:1
Viewport 1:10
Paper_Space Print Preview scale 1:1
I’ll use the Paper_Space for a print:
Works as expected. A 2 mm Line will be printed in 2 mm

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Line / Lineweight 2mm
Model_Space Print Preview off / previously used scale was 1:10 (closed Preview will keep it in memory),
Viewport 1:10
Paper_Space Print Preview scale 1:1
I’ll use the Paper_Space for a print:
Works not as expected! The Model_Space Print scale is used for scaling the 2 mm Line in the Paper_Space/Viewport. The Line will be printed with a 20 mm wideness.

 1685 QCAD/CAMBug ReportLow LinuxCNC no longer works under CAM Legacy Export  Closed
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Task Description

On any version newer than 3.18.0 the LinuxCNC options under “Configuration” drop-down no longer work under CAM→CAM Legacy Export. As you can see in the attached screen shot, the menu line which would normally contain LinuxCNC is blank. Also, when LinuxCNC (Inch) and LinuxCNC (Millimeter) are selected, none of the Global or per-Layer options are available, it just says “No Global Options” and “No Layer Options” as you can also see in the screen shot. I think this is because both of these are derivatives of the main LinuxCNC configuration which is not working.

I have confirmed this problem with fresh installs (using the installer) on both Windows 10 and Debian testing

 1684 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Always Check for updates Closed
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Task Description

“check for updates” works at boot even though unchecked in application preferences.

 1683 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Print Page Borders option does not switch to lay-out Closed
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Task Description

The Print Page Borders option does not switch to lay-out blocks

 1682 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Text: line spacing factor < 0.25 or > 4.0 causes ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=5267

 1680 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Alignment of text in attribute definition changes durin ...Closed
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Task Description

When defining block attributes, the default text alignment is center.

I changed this to align left and copied an attribute (ctrl + C) and then pasted (ctrl + V) fourteen times.

As I opened each one up with the editor to change the tag information, I noticed that every copied/pasted attribute definition had changed to align right.

I purposely set the first one back to align left and copy/pasted it a few times. Each paste had the attribute text set to align right again.

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 [64-bit]
QCAD Pro: 3.19.1.0 [64-bit]

 1679 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Print Preview scale format metric/imperial selection bo ...Closed
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Task Description

Not sure: Bug or feature request. However - it’s right now confusing :-)

It would be nice if the scale format list would respond to the “Measurement System (for line types and hatch patterns)” setting.

If my setting is Metric:

1:1

1:2

1:5 etc etc

If my settings is imperial:

1”=1”

1”=2”

1”=4” etc etc

 1677 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension: Scale option grayed out in model space Closed
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Task Description

... impossible to chose a scale in the DIM option bar.

 1675 dwg2pdfBug ReportLow draw order incorrect using dwg2pdf to convert DXF to PD ...Closed
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Task Description

explicit drawing order of objects (such as sending hatch to back and bringing text to front) not respected when export to pdf used, the order of overlapping objects seems to use the order in which they were added to the drawing

this causes problems if we try to export a dxf to pdf and the hatching was drawn after some of the text

observed in Mac OSX El Capitan and Linux

 1672 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension tool displays wrong meassurement Closed
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Task Description

Case:
Settings are:
General: Drawing Unit
Drawing Unit: Foot
Paper Unit: Inch
Measurement System: Imperial

Dimension Settings: Architectural

Issue:

I draw a horizontal line 12 units (foot) long,
Use then the Horizontal DIM tool and it will display a measurement of 1’ = false,

I draw a horizontal line of 2 units (foot)long,
Use then the Horizontal DIM tool and it will display a measurement of 2” = false,

I assume the input for the line length is handled from the DIM tool as inch and not as feet.

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

Case

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

 1670 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Layout Blocks are not using print settings from Applica ...Closed
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Task Description

My settings below Application Preferences:
Dimension Settings
Drawing Unit: Inch
Paper Unit: Inch
Measurement System: Imperial

Printing - Page
Page Orientation: Landscape
Paper size: ANSI A (Letter)
Paper width: 8.5” Paper height: 11”

Printing Colors
Color Mode: Black / white

Blank QCAD template used as the start drawing.

Issue in Layout Block

Printing Color Black/White changed to “Full Color Mode”,
Default setting to use ANSI A will change to ISO A4 in mm regardless that the Paper Unit is inch and size ANSI A.
Unit is unstable when you change the format a few times. It will switch between mm and inch what can lead to a 8.5 mm x 11 mm Paper size (then called customized!) or 210” x 297” ANSI A4,

Paper orientation preset to Landscape is then Portrait in Layout Block

 1669 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Application Preferences > Defaults for New Drawi ...Closed
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Task Description

Blank QCAD template used as the start drawing.

Application Preferences / Dimension Settings

Text hight doesn’t accept anymore input 3.5/25.4 and it will change that in a new drawing to “0” instead to show 0.137795

If I remember correctly: Marked for “Keep proportions” = unchecked in new drawing is desired behavior, correct?

 1668 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Text color of command line unreadable with KDE's Breeze ...Closed
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Task Description

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.

 1667 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Problem with changing Paper Size in Drawing Preferences Closed
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Task Description

V3.19: In Drawing Preferences-Printing I cannot seem to get paper size change to remain. I change from A4 to A3, but this has no effect, seems stuck on A4.

I can change it in Application Preferences, but obviously this does not have an effect once I have started a new drawing.

 1665 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Edit > Drawing / Application Preferences > Point Displa ...Closed
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Task Description

Button for point display mode 99 broken.

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

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

 1662 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow Select > Select Contour: slow for complex drawings Closed
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Task Description

Hi!

when working with files containing many not connected elements (non-poly-line elements) a double click can cause a coffee-break easily. The search for connected entities easily takes over 5 minutes on an up to date machine (i7@3.4GHz) with files that are pretty standard in size (2 or 3 MB file size ascii dxf). Adding an interruption-method would be suitable (for example by pressing escape).

attached a file with a polyline of 13000 entities and a second file with just everything duplicated. When exploding the polyline and double clicking an element it takes quite a while until all elements are selected. (this is not an extreme example, I had sometimes 10 minutes of waiting with slightly bigger files, accidently double clicking something).

also an improved algorithm for the search would help to speed up the selection. (e.g. divide the area in smaller parts, do the search there, or an option to search only in the visible view port of the document)

Martin


 1661 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Viewport rotation issue Closed
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Task Description

Case:

1. Launch Add Viewport, adjust setting for scale and rotation, determine Viewport - QCAD will switch to a Layout Block
= scale and rotation works as expected.

2. Launch Add Viewport, determine Viewport - QCAD will switch to a Layout Block,

change scale setting = works as expected on view and frame,

change rotation = works on view BUT NOT ON VIEWPORT FRAME.

 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.

 1658 QCAD (main)Bug ReportHigh Crash when switching to layout block (32bit Linux, Qt4) Closed
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Task Description

Affects 32bit Linux when compiled against Qt4 (legacy platform release).

 1657 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Edit > Drawing Preferences > Printing > Page: no effect ...Closed
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Task Description

Printer settings cannot be changed for model space.

 1656 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension size scale wrong in viewports Closed
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Task Description

Dimensions in viewports do not reflect the configured Edit > Application Preferences > Dimension > Dimension Settings > Size scale factor if value != 1.

 1655 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > Print Preview: cannot adjust page preferences fo ...Closed
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Task Description

Open Drawing
Switch to model space
File > Print Preview
Edit > Drawing Preferences > Printing > Page: change paper size, scale, etc.
Preferences cannot be applied to model space

 1654 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Edit > Convert Drawing Unit: convert viewports Closed
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Task Description

Converting the Drawing unit (CU) in Model Space will ruin all preexisting Viewport arrangements in your Layout Block. You have to rebuilt them from stretch or undo the unit conversion.

 1653 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension font configuration only loaded if drawing con ...Closed
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Task Description

This bugs me since a long time but I wasn’t able to reproduce it ..... till now!

My Dim Label font for new drawings (Application Preferences) is set to “Helvetica-Bold” Basically it was working just fine for new drawings but from time to time, after saving and reopen my drawing, the font was lost and replaced by “Standard”. No idea why!

Today I was playing with the new QCAD Feature “Default Template” and learned that I loose all the time my preselected font. QCAD ignores that my Template “Drawing Preferences” and also the “Application Preferences” are set to “Helvetica-Bold”. It will be replaced by “Standard”. Annoying! :-(

Ok, question was why it doesn’t happened with all drawings, all the time?
After many tests ....
The “old” blank Template opens with the correct font setting. If I use a Dim in the drawing and save it everything works as expected.
If I save the drawing without a Dim in it then the preselected Font will be replaced by “Standard”. It happens also if I delete all Dims in a so far proper working drawing - save and reopen it leads to the same issue. The Font will be replaced by “Standard”.

The new feature “your own Default Template” will not work regarding the Dim Label font in any cases - the template itself needs at least one Dim in the drawing to keep the desired Font.

 1652 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Insert file as block: block attributes not on correct b ...Closed
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Task Description

- Insert a block with block attribute definitions from a file (drag and drop or part library) into a new drawing into a layout block or another block that is not the model space block.
- Attributes that are created for the attribute definitions end up in model space instead of the correct block.

 1650 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Option to remember / configure specific folder to save  ...Closed
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Task Description

Option to remember / configure specific folder to save to when creating a library block.

Currently every time I want to create a library item I have to navigate to where I want to save the block - unless this is a bug and not working properly? I set the library path and re-started QCAD, but it doesn’t seem to work for me now!

 1648 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Uniform Layer listing in dropdown as in Layer List Widg ...Closed
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1 Task Description

The order layers are listed in dropdown boxes is different as how there are presented in the Layer List Widget.
Uniformity can shorten lookup time drastically with a large number of layers / sublayers.

 1646 QCAD/CAMBug ReportMedium 3.18 has a HATCH issue Closed
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Task Description

If you pres the “hatch icon” then the word “hatch” appears in the command window, but. . . nothing happens.

But if you type “hatch” followed by “enter” then finally the Hatch Window pops up.

 1644 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Crash on hide all layers button / mixed layers of diffe ...Closed
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2 Task Description

Hi!

it occorred to me now several times, that I have been working on 2 or more files simultaneously when suddenly on some operations layers from one file showed up in the other file. nothing was pasted when it happened just many files open, or few files with many layers in them. (about 100 layers, but sometimes also only 10 layers)
Today I disabled a single layer in one dxf (A) which caused all layers of the other dxf (B) to show up in the layer list (and the layers that should show up were all gone).

I knew this already from 2 more occurances and tried the best to undo all my changes in (A) before “emergency saving” (A). I closed one of the two dxf files (A), leaving one open (B). Everthing seemed pretty normal again. Then pressing the “hide all layers” button just crashed qcad without any message. That crash on “hide all layers” happened twice today). I can’t reproduce the crash right now, but will add details here when I find something. As far as I remember the bug occured already in qcad 3.17, but I’m now on 3.18.1

thanks :)
Martin

 1643 ECMAScriptFeature RequestLow Modify > Explode: make drawing order predictable Closed
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Task Description

Usecase:
Multiple entities ( for example polylines ) get exploded...

BUG:
the exploded lines have all the same drawing ids the old entities had, a consequence of this is that when one explodes and then exports to dxf file the line order get’s scrambled wildly
the exported order is “random”!

SUGGESTED FIX:
sort the selected entities by their id first then
after copying attributes ⇒ also set the order of the elements to the default order !
( see fix in sourcecode attached )

 1642 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Selection Filter / Line / Continuous Closed
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Task Description

The Selection Filter doesn’t works proper with a Line / Continuous combination. Example drawing has Linetype by Layer and not by Layer

Filter
Entity type: Line
Property: Linetype
Comparison: = (is)
Value: Continuous

... doesn’t finds what I have ask for.
Husky-2017.10.05-04.png

Filter
Entity type: Line
Property: Linetype
Comparison: ≠ (is not)
Value: Continuous

... finds more than that what I have ask for.
Husky-2017.10.05-03

 1641 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow HATCH COMMAND Closed
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Task Description

Hatch is not working !

 1640 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Modify > Offset: Tolerance issue when clipping offset c ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=5089

 1639 QCAD Community EditionBug ReportLow Layer > Hide all Layers: cannot turn individual layer b ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=5092

 1638 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow SansNS.cxf coding mismatch Closed
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Task Description

Some 50 glyphs in SansNS.cxf start with [#.... instead of [....
These glyphs are replaced by a ? when used.
Merely removing the # fixes this.
Corrected file included.

 1637 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Buttons Layer List Widget acting on other open file  Closed
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1 Task Description

With multiple files open 4 of the 5 buttons of the Layer List Widget are acting on an other file that is open instead of acting on the file in focus.
in this condition only Add Layer YA acts on the file in focus.

Not easy to reproduce.
Encountered it more frequent
after copy with ref and pasting.
with more then 2 files open.
with similar drawing file names.
Did reproduce after several hopping between files.
Usually acts on the first open file but this can be different as in the example.

workarround none; save all; close all; close Qcad; reopen and redo.

 1636 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Options toolbar: wrong icon size Closed
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Task Description

I have an UI icon size inconsistency : Please see the attached image
I set my Edit > Application preferences > Toolbars > Icon Size to 16 px

 1635 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Print current view / Portrait Closed
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Task Description

Hi,

if I use the “Print current view” tool for a Landscape format - everything works just nicely!
If I use it for a Portrait print - the scale is way of.

For this example I used a rectangle as reference. The details what I’m looking for are captured with same sized red rectangles. The Paper orientation was changed before I used the Print command. To have the maximum view I select the rectangle and used “Zoom to selection” - then Print to current view.

Portrait, scale way of:
Husky-2017.09.25-03.png

Portrait, manual adjusted - it should look close to this one:
Husky-2017.09.25-04.png

I attache for testing the dxf too.

 1634 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow View > Screen-based Linetypes: arc rendering quality Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5086

 1633 ThemesBug ReportLow Scrollbar in dark theme Closed
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Task Description

The scrollbar in the dark theme remains visible when there are many levels. For example, it blocks some operations such as unlocking or blocking individual levels after you have blocked all levels.

 1631 dxflibBug ReportLow dxflib: wrong definition of DL_POLYLINE3D flag Closed
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Task Description

DL_POLYLINE3D should be 0×8.

 1630 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow File > SVG Export: polylines with arc segments with lar ...Closed
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Task Description

Polylines with arc segments with large radii are not exported correctly due to imprecise QPainterPath::addArc.

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