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IDCategoryTask TypeSeveritySummaryStatusProgress
 1011 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Y,R Works only some of the time! Closed
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On a 2011 MacBook Air, the Y,R key combination for deleting layers barely works. It does in fact delete a layer occasionally, and oddly it appears to go in spurts. But it does not consistently work which significantly reduces its usefulness.

While on the matter, the reason to use YR is mostly because there is no bulk way to select a bunch of layers and delete them! This is a real pain if needing to separate layers apart (becomes some CAM programs will only accept one layer per file. We need a way to select a bunch of layers, and just delete the whole lot at one time.

1009QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowLayer Order is Alphabetical vs the Order Defined Origin...Assigned
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Task Description

It would appear that when QCAD imports a DXF, it reorders the layers into alphabetical order (at least when importing R2011). I have not tested this extensively but on other programs, the order is different from alphabetical. Ideally the operator should be given a choice to order the layers as exported (assuming the DXF format remembers that) or alphabetical. This is because a drawing may have a certain stack up of layers (like a printed circuit board) and then alphabetic ordering is not useful nor desired.

 1007 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Making zoom in / out direction configurable Closed
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Maybe I missed it, but there does not appear to be a Preference selection for changing the zoom direction. The default is opposite the way it is on other programs and I would like to change it to be consistent between all my programs. My other programs provide this ability so I suppose I could change all of them, but that appears Orwellian on QCADs part.

 1006 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Making zoom in / out speed configurable Closed
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Although this report is specific to Magic Mouse on OS-X Mountain Lion, since mice are a fairly common commodity across all platforms, I suspect this may be a more common issue across multiple platforms. The issue is that with my Magic Mouse, when I zoom into or out of the drawing by dragging my finger forward or backward on the mouse (equivalent of rolling the scroll wheel of a mechanical mouse), the zoom keeps zooming (in either direction) LONG after I have stopped moving my finger! Now, I do have my scroll speed set high because I have a large monitor and like to get around on it fast. But QCAD is the only application that does this exaggerated scrolling, so there must be some missing conversion or time constant issue going on here. I could change the speed of my mouse and that would likely fix it: in QCAD. But then all my other apps would be too slow with the mouse. Maybe there needs to be a custom setting in the Preferences that allows to user to set the mouse speed for just inside QCAD. But I suspect its more just a mouse speed parameter conversion error.

1005QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowMaking use of mouse buttons configurableAssigned
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Task Description

According to the help, one requires a middle mouse to pan. Since few standard mice have middle buttons, this is a poor choice for this all important function. The default should be the right mouse button when ever the mouse is placed in an open area with nothing else to select. That way right click can still be used to invoke a pop down menu when ever the mouse is placed over an object that might have a need for pop down menu options. Additionally, the Pan mouse key should be alterable and selectable from a Preferences option, since if one does have a three button mouse, we should not prevent a user from employing this hardware if they have it. The same might be said for all mouse buttons to allow the user to configure the mouse operation to that which is most comfortable and efficient for their tasks.

 1004 DocumentationBug ReportLow QCAD e-book not searchable in Preview, Acrobat Closed
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Task Description

I just downloaded QCAD and bought the doc that goes with it. Lo and behold, I find that I cannot search the doc in Preview (Acrorbat Reader too!)! So I paid extra for doc that might be argued should come with a product (although its hard to complain about the price) and then I cannot even search it electronically? There is just everything wrong with that in the year 2014! Please fix as it is extremely inefficient and time consuming to not have electronic search capability.

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