When working on a drawing that has become dense, the auto snap tool is causing me some problems. I am a recent porter from AutoCAD Lt.
On other cad packages that QCad has replaced, I could tell snap to be specific: "Intersection" "geometry", "grid", etc. This then aided dense drawings and saved me the step of overzooming to get the thing right. And then the slected zoom mode stayed selected until I turned it back to auto, or selected another mode. This isn;t happening in QCad, so I suspect I'm going about it the wrong way.
In QCad, I have the following anomalies that aren't documented in the manual:
a) How to turn off "auto" and specifiy a specific snap mode that remains in effect until I specify otherwise....
Here's what happens:
I select a specific snap mode I want, then click the line tool, the snap mode I've selected gets deselected and the auto snap mode comes back on with the issues as explained above. I do not get the specific snap mode I want.
If I select the linetool, click it's starting point, then turn on the specific snap mode I want, the line dissappears and never gets drawn at all.
If I select the line tool, then select the snap mode, again the line tool dissappears and no drawing tool is selected with the mouse.
I am using QCad 3 Pro (just bought it a couple of days ago, and I do like the general MO of this product). I draw electrical circuits for construction ( and have for 30+ years) and QCAd is perfect for this purpose.
Google, User guide, forum search have turned up nothing (unless I'm searching for the wrong terms).... Can someone please enlighten me? I sure would appreciate it!
Sincerely and Respectfully,
Last edited by dcbdbis
on Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:21 pm, edited 3 times in total.