QCAD Bugtracker

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Feature Request
  • Category QCAD (main)
  • Assigned To
  • Operating System All
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version 3 Beta
  • Due in Version Post 3.0
  • Due Date Undecided
  • Votes 1
  • Private
Attached to Project: QCAD Bugtracker
Opened by Andrew - 17.09.2011
Last edited by Andrew - 17.06.2014

FS#265 - Block Attributes


  • Ask user to enter block attribute values when inserting block
  • If attribute definition changes (tag changes), update attributes accordingly (note that other CAD systems don’t do this)
  • Support for multiline attributes
  • Control order of attributes (as shown to user in property editor, when inserting blocks)


  • Defining new block attribute definitions (constructing block attribute definition entities)
  • Editing block attribute definitions (property editor)
  • Synchronize attributes based on attribute definitions (position, angle, size, ...)
  • Loading block attribute definitions from DXF / DWG
  • Saving block attribute definitions to DXF / DWG
  • Loading block attributes from DXF / DWG
  • Saving block attributes to DXF / DWG

Related commands: DDATTE, ATTEDIT, ATTDEF

Closed by  Andrew
17.06.2014 18:20
Reason for closing:  Implemented
kurt commented on 23.09.2013 19:44

As part of the attributes feature is it possible to have multiline attributes (\n)? Or is this a limitation of the dxf/dwg file tags?

Andrew commented on 23.09.2013 19:55

Multiline attributes are supported in DXF/DWG 2008 and later, so it would be possible to add that feature, yes.


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