I need to produce closed polylines that are encoded/recognizable as a closed thing by POLYLINE or LWPOLYLINE elements in the DXF file.
I have tried (and found frustrating) QCad Demo 188.8.131.52. There is a "Close" Button when drawing Lines, but the whole thing comes as a bunch of single LINE elements in DXF.
Pictor wrote:Also, I'd like to modify "closed" polylines from some given DXF file into really closed polylines (in the above sense), optimally without redrawing them.
Pictor wrote:Not that crucial, but still quite a nuisance: It seems layers can get messed up: I modify one polyline point, and suddenly the thing is on a different layer (the one that by chance was highlighted in the layer box).
--> Is that a bug or a feature?
andrew wrote:Please use the polyline tools to either create polylines from scratch or convert line segments into polylines. If you use the "Close" button while drawing a polyline with the polyline tool, the polyline will be saved as closed in the DXF file.
Pictor wrote:But what I still couldn't find is a conversion/close/re-open tool for existing polylines.
Yeah. The DXF stuff gets translated into a Tk Canvas graphics, which does the filling iff the polyline is closed. No need for these triangle fillings with DXF SOLID elements, and more performant e.g. when zooming.andrew wrote:Apparently in your special case it seems to matter.
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