Snap perpendicular?

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rbloth
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Snap perpendicular?

Postby rbloth » Thu Aug 20, 2009 3:44 am

How do you do it? Does that function exist or is there a way to accomplish it using the existing snap options?

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Postby ggsalas » Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:55 pm

Press "eh" (to horizontal) or "ev" (to vertical).

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Postby rbloth » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:20 pm

"eh" and "ev" only enable horizontal and vertical orthogonal modes (respectively). They do not let the user "snap perpendicular" (as implemented in other CAD packages such as AutoCAD).

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Postby andrew » Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:43 pm

QCAD 3 Beta 2 (2nd half of September 2011) will have a perpendicular snap tool.

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Postby rbloth » Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:45 pm

Thanks for the update. I have been looking forward to the release of QCAD 3 for a while. Snap Perpendicular was something I used often in other CAD programs and missed it in QCAD 2 (although I found less convenient ways to accomplish the same thing in QCAD 2).


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