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 110 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block list: blocks disappear when showing hatch dialog Closed
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Task Description

Block list: blocks disappear when showing hatch dialog

 939 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow block hierarchy Closed
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Task Description

The block hierarchy is lost after saving. Only one item appears in the block after reload, and it is doubled outside, too.

attached file:

Tried to put the four patches and the bar in a “Pzeile” block, this works, but after save and open, only the bar is in the block and is doubled to layer “0”.

The attached file is the destroyed version with removed doublette.

 1528 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block attributes: relationship with block reference los ...Closed
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Task Description

The blocks that are included in drawings by version 3.16.4 do not obey the rule “select attributes along with block references” while in version 3.15.5 in the same drawings and for the same blocks the rule is obeyed.
Note: Blocks already included in the previous version will enforce this rule in the new version.

 1525 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block attributes: escaped unicode sequences in files no ...Closed
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1 Task Description

The characters in Portuguese such as “ç é â ... etc ...” are replaced by codes starting with version 3.16.x
Files created with versions of QCAD 3.15.x whose characters were correct in the Properties List when opened by QCAD 3.15.x appear in this strange way when opened in versions 3.16.x.
However, in the screen and in the extraction of the list of attributes the characters are correct.
Apparently the error only occurs in texts on the Block Properties List and Attributes.
However, you can use correctly the characters in a file created from version 3.16.x

Exemplo: “dormitory’ in portuguese is “dormitório” it’s appear like “DORMIT\U+00d3RIO” when file is opened on QCAD 3.16.x

 1514 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block attributes: association with block reference lost ...Closed
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Task Description

Create block reference with attribute
Copy block reference and attribute
Paste

The copied attribute is now associated with the first block reference instead of the second.

 265 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Block Attributes Closed
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1 Task Description

TODO:

  • 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)

DONE:

  • 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

 86 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Block arrays Closed
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Task Description

Support arrays of block inserts.

 1786 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Select Block References: not using active block ...Closed
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Task Description

... can’t find Block References if the Block which contains the Block References (Attributes) isn’t selected prior with the mouse.

The Selection Filter will find the Block References regardless which block is chosen in the Block List.

 1210 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert: too many rows previewed Closed
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Task Description

Preview always shows maximum number of previewable rows instead of configured number of rows.

 1392 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert Block: keep proportions Closed
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Task Description

1. Select block to place into drawing
2. Change x-scale to 1/3, observe grayed out y-scale shows (.333)
3. Click chain to unlink x & y scales
4. Change y-scale to 1/2
5. Click chain again to relink x & y scales and y-scale box grays out but 1/2 remains
6. Block is placed using x = 1/3 and y = 1/2 even though the chain shows x & y linked and 1/2 grayed out

See:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=4048

 1277 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert Block: block Attributes invisible by def ...Closed
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Task Description

I defined new attributes in a 3.11.0 drawing. I can’t get it working.
I loaded an old drawing, knowing that there are working attribute in - there are not anymore working in 3.11.0

Synchronize Attributes doesn’t helps to solve the problem.

Old drawing attached ...

 1664 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Insert Block: attribute color not synced with a ...Closed
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Task Description

1. Create new block
2. Edit block
3. Block > Attributes > Define Block Attribute
4. Use property editor to change color of this attribute definition to fixed color
5. Insert block into model space
6. Color of attribute is “By Layer” instead of fixed color

 1436 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Create Library Item: item does not have same un ...Closed
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Task Description

Library items created from existing drawings should have the same unit as the drawing. Currently, the unit of newly created library items is ‘None’.

 1984 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow Block > Create Block from Selection: Slow for large num ...Closed
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Task Description

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=6672

 1831 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Copy Block: attributes of block references are  ...Closed
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1 Task Description

1) Open the attached dxf file
2) Right click on “vne_vent_odvod_ec_3f” block in Block list and select Copy block
3) Choose name
4) Insert reference of this Copy block to the modelspace
5) Save the file
6) Close and reopen the file

RESULT: Attributes of block references included in the original block are missing in the copied block.
Immediately after insertion of the copied block I can see in the property editor, that block reference attributes are not “conected” to the block reference, but they are still visible. They disappear when the file is reopen.

Alternative way I use to copy this kind of blocks without error: Open block I want to copy, Select all entities, reference copy of them, paste to modelspace, select them in modelspace and choose create block.

 1548 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Attributes > Synchronize Attributes: exception Closed
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1 Task Description

Block attributes are not properly synchronized on QCad 3.16.5 after editing the block in the drawing, in Linux Mint 18.1 and in Windows 10; On Windows as less frequency, the error is intermittent, on Linux is constant. Attach the dxf to test.

 1566 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Attributes > Synchronize Attributes: deleted bl ...Closed
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1 Task Description

Deleted (undone) block attributes are stored to DXF/DWG.

 1737 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Block > Attributes > Define Block Attribute: broken Closed
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Task Description

Broken due to UI file resource not being found.

 1671 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block > Add Layout Block: fails if layout with same nam ...Closed
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Task Description

Case

delete a Layout Block in Block List - name e.g. ANSI A P,
create a new Layout Block - try to use the deleted name (ANSI A P) again and it will be declined because the “Layout already exists.

 891 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Block - Create Library item: unit / reference point pos ...Closed
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Task Description

Created library item does not have the same unit as source drawing.
Zero point is not at chosen reference point.

Vers. 3.2.1, Drawing Unit “inch”!

... it takes the absolute 0 point as reference.

Millimeter works fine!!!

Rest of the units .... I don’t know ;-)

 571 TestsTaskLow Blake Closed
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Task Description

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 580 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Black color reverted to white color on each close Closed
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Task Description

Hello,

When I started Q3, I selected a White background in the initial dialog window. I opened a copy of a good Q2 file and saw that ALL entities with Q2 Black/White color where forced to be White. Andrew explains this as a mean to avoid unreadable items against the background colors. Remember I selected White as background ? I guess Black/White entities could be better kept as Black ?

Following Andrew’s advice, in Application Preferences =⇒ Graphics View, I unchecked the Auto correct black and white colors check box. The background settings is white. OK.

I went through a process of changing the White color for several layers to Black. I also had to change the color codes for the hatch areas. For instance, the hatch area layer “055_F_Murs” has “14-76-255 / 255-197-179” values in Q2. Why these values are auto corrected to “30-128-255 / 255-191-127” ?

After these changes, I saved the file, closed Q3 and opened the file again.

Catastrophique ! All “Black/White” layers were back to Black and the hatch colors were back to the “auto corrected” values.

Changing the background color to black then white seemed to solve the problem : the layers kept the Black color. Actually it was just an illusion.

Yesterday too much confident, I spent the whole day, modifying layers to Black, adding new layers also Black or custom color, checking the line weight (replacing the “default” (?) value of 0.25 mm with my preferred default value of 0,00 mm, I’ve posted on the forum about this) and so on. I saved the file, closed it.
To-day, nearly all layers have lost their colors :
- Black ones are again White,
- custom color are “auto corrected” as above for “055_F_Murs”,
- only the standard non Black/White colors are preserved, like Blue, Magenta etc.

At this point, I can’t continue using QCAD 3 with enough reliability as my color settings are always lost. This is why I qualify this bug as CRITICAL.
I don’t want to use a Black background or a Light Blue one. Why do you think all old “green on black VDU” were replaced with “black/color on white” displays, to begin by Apple ?

NB I already reported this but can’t find it in the list (maybe because I forgot to enter a summary ? No warning, happily I had a copy with Notepad), sorry for the duplicate.

1080QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBitmap export: calculate size based on bounding box inc...Assigned
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I have created a drawing, where the CENTERS of the most outer lines have a distance of 3.06mm in both X and Y.
The line weight of these outer lines is 0.6mm, so the whole image is 3.06mm + 2* 0.6mm/2 = 3.12mm wide and long (center to center plus half of the line weight on every side).
Additionally in the export there is a frame around the image, making it 3.12 + 2*frame.
The export function however calculates 3.06mm when setting the resolution to 1000Pix/cm, so it does not include the line weights and the outer frame.

 340 QCAD (main)Bug ReportMedium Bitmap export shows selected entities Closed
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Task Description
  • Selected entities are exported in the way as they are shown on screen.
  • Same applies for highlighted entities.
  • See attachment.
 459 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Bitmap Export is Cropping a few pixels too many from bo ...Closed
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Task Description

When exporting bitmap images the crop is just a bit too tight, and is resulting in lost parts of the drawing. In QCAD2 there was a very small padding of pixels around the exported object that prevented that problem.

1169QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBitmap clippingAssigned
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Task Description

Clipping bitmaps to only show a part of the image.

See:
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=3263

 359 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Bigger lineweights Closed
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Task Description

Currently lineweights seem to be available up to 2.11mm,how about extending the range for some bigger lineweights!

Regards

Clive

 686 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Bibliothekbrowser zeigt keinen Inhalt Closed
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Task Description

Ich verwende QCAD normalerweise unter Windows 7 als Benutzer ohne Privilegien. In diesem Modus zeigt der Bibliothekbrowser keinen Inhalt. Der Pfad zur Bibliothek ist in den Applikationseinstellungen korrekt eingerichtet. Wenn ich auf “Aktualisieren” klicke, läuft der Vorgang ab, aber danach ist immer noch kein Inhalt im Browser sichtbar. Starte ich QCAD als Administrator, habe ich keinerlei Probleme mit dem Bibliothekbrowser. Ich vermute, dass bei der Installation von QCAD die Privilegien nicht richtig gesetzt wurden. Eine Neuinstallation hat allerdings keine Abhilfe geschaffen.

 642 DocumentationBug ReportLow Better explanaton for Layer '0' Closed
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Task Description

Layer ‘0’ has some special function. E.g. it can not be deleted, it will contain the data of undeleted layers.

I recommend adding some explanations: Explain the function of Layer ‘0’ as third paragraph in chapter 12 of the manual. Further it should be recommended to never use this layer for drawing.

By the way: I consider this to be better than no layer undelete. BUT: is there really not way for a true layer undelete...

 1058 TranslationBug ReportLow Benutzerreferenz, anstatt skaliert wurde rotiert verwen ...Closed
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Task Description

In der Benutzerreferenz für Skalieren wurde irrtümlich das Wort “rotiert” anstatt “skaliert” verwendet

588QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBemaßung Prefix Dropdown mit eigenen Vorgaben erweitern...Assigned
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Task Description

Es wäre Arbeitserleichternd wenn ich bei den Optionen für Bemaßungen (Prefix/Postfix) eigene Präferenzen speichern könnte so das diese in allen Zeichnungen von mir verfügbar wären.
Zudem wäre es wünschenswert dieses nicht nur bei den Prefix sondern auch bei den Postfix Angaben nutzen zu können was dann alle(?) Manipulationen erschlagen würde.

Siehe auch:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1966

 2007 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow bbox.bat cannot write log file Closed
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Task Description

The out redirection file is not located in temp dir but in the batch files location. Due to missing file permissions in “C:\Programs\...” the file cannot be created.

This is a fixed an therefore working version of bbox.bat:

@echo off
qcad.exe -no-gui -allow-multiple-instances -autostart scripts\Pro\Tools\BoundingBox\BoundingBox.js %0 %* 1>%temp%\bbox.log 2>&1

type %temp%\bbox.log
del %temp%\bbox.log
 1220 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Batch print multiple jobs. Closed
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Task Description

It would be great to be able select a print style (Page size, printer), and apply it to a batch of .dxf files to do a batch print of a multi-drawing job with separate files. I used this feature a ton in ACAD in my previous job.

 1497 QCAD (main)Performance IssueLow Autosnap: hangs with very complex splines Closed
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Task Description

Splines with hundreds of control points or fit points can cause hangs when using auto snap near them.

 257 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow autosnap to reference point Closed
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1 Task Description

Autosnap does not recognize the center of a circle as a reference point.

JJ

 424 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Autosave: Change default directory for Windows systems Closed
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Task Description

Temporary directory is cleared out when booting Windows.

 742 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Autosave weird behavior ... Closed
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Task Description

QCAD 3.0.5

Case:
Start QCAD → Went to the Menu → File → Open recent → choose a Drawing out of the List → click to open this existing drawing.
Message windows appears: QCAD found an Autosave drawing .... will you open it? I choose NO!!!
I go back to the Menu → File → Open recent → will choose the same Drawing .... but it is not anymore listed!!!
Ok - I’m not lazy ...
... back to the Menu → File → Open → find the original file on my Hard drive → click to open it and get the Warning Message:
“Can not open the File ...... Please check your access rights bla bla bla....”

Question: In this case I’m only able to open the bak file and “Save as” under the old name to get my starting situation back ...?
Just because I said “NO” to load the Backup File in first place ... ? :-(

 552 QCAD (main)Feature RequestMedium autosave removing last auto saved file Closed
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Task Description

I would like to see an autosave-option which allows to autosave, but which keeps only the latest autosave file (instead of all). So there would be autosave (if something crashes) but the hard disk is not filled up too fast.

879QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowAutosave function not working if file is opened directl...Assigned
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If a file is opened by clicking on it in an open ZIP archive, autosave will not work.

Linux Mint -64

Autosave function not working, error warning given instead!

 1889 DocumentationBug ReportLow Autosave fails for QCAD original cxf font location Closed
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Task Description

Now I try the third time to post this .... :-( .... deleted by “wrong token”???????
However ...

Regarding to the online tutorial:

quote:
Opening a CXF Font for Editing

To load an existing CXF font file in QCAD to view and edit its glyphs, simply use the menu File > Open and choose the format filter “CXF Font Files (*.cxf)”. Then choose the font file you want to open. The fonts that come with QCAD are stored in directory “fonts” of your QCAD installation.

quote end

Editing the cxf font in the original QCAD font folder will lead to a error message triggered by the Autosave function:

File access error: “C:/Program Files/qcad-3.22.1-pro-win64/fonts\~~Husky_test_font.dxf”. Access is denied.
[15:34:58] Autosave failed: C:\Program Files\qcad-3.22.1-pro-win64\fonts\~Husky_test_font.dxf

Note: Windows will not save anything in a system folder and the process is terminated by windows.

Solution: Move the cxf font for editing from the QCAD folder to a unprotected folder like Documents/drawings.
After editing is done move it back to the QCAD font folder.

 417 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Autosave Dateinamen Nummer ersetzten mit Datum. Closed
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Task Description

Wenn ich das Autosave System richtig verstanden habe funktioniert es so:

Nach Ablauf der eingestellten Zeit wird eine Datei mit Nummer im angegebenen Zielordner abgelegt.
Diese Nummer ist weder fortlaufend noch sicher auf- oder absteigend - also keinerlei Hinweis im Dateinamen für den Anwender welches nun die letzte Sicherung ist.
Ziel scheint zu sein das man eine Sicherung pro Tag hat, richtig?

Allerdings ist die Anzahl der Sicherungen pro Tag abhängig von der Anzahl der neu gestarteten QCAD Sitzungen. Starte ich das Programm einmal für den ganzen Tag habe ich eine einzige Sicherung von jeder bearbeiteten Zeichnung. Sicherungen haben dann die selbe Nummer und werden deshalb jeweils überschrieben.

Starte ich das Programm 10 mal pro Tag habe ich 10 Sicherungen (vorausgesetzt ich bearbeite die selbe Zeichnung in jeder Sitzung) mit unterschiedlichen und nicht in Reihe laufenden Nummern. Sicherungen können somit nicht überschrieben werden und am ende des Tages könnten leicht zig wenn nicht hunderte Sicherungen gespeichert sein.

Würde nun diese Nummer im Dateinamen ersetzt mit dem aktuellen Datum habe ich eine Sicherung pro Tag unabhängig wie oft ich QCAD an diesem Tag gestartet habe. Zudem kann der Anwender gleich den Sicherungstag im Dateinamen erkennen und muss sich nicht durch die “geändert am” Info sekundengenau kämpfen.

Macht das Sinn?

 241 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Autosave 10min saves every 1min Closed
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Task Description

Autosave 10min saves every 1min

See:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=1604

 1727 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Autosave - Error feedback - DXF staed but should be DWG Closed
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Task Description

Hi Andrew,

Just a little thing I noticed recently.

My default is set to save as DWG and indeed it does, however the auto-save feedback tells me that the file is saved to DXF, although it actually does save to DWG - no big deal but is this correct feedback?

Many thanks

Clive

 25 QCAD (main)Feature RequestMedium Autosave Closed
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Task Description

Autosave

Make interval configurable
Enable / disable
Path (?)

 3 BookFeature RequestLow Automatically generate images for "CAD Introduction" Closed
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Task Description

QCAD introduction Book

  • automatically generate screen shots of book in desired language
  • don’t use absolute paths in URLs
  • SVN:set up a new version for QCAD3
    1. start dialog → PNG
    2. set PNG resolution
    3. set PNG non-alpha-channel format
  • languages en/de/es/fr
  • script: $ generate_book_images.sh [en|de|es|fr]
  • Try to switch on / off antialiasing to render text / circles (whichever prints better):
 

User Reference Manual

done

  • paste/doc/description.html:
<p>
			The paste command inserts
			the entities previously copied to the
			clipboard. Paste is
...
  • ReferenceManual.js:
    • insert description HTML file under section “description”
    • save HTML files in right folder → paste/doc/Paste_de.xhtml
    • merge all HTML files to a reference manual
      • /home/martin/workspace/rsframework/support/doc/manual/qcad_user_manual.qhp
  • Iterate through all actions:
var actions = RGuiAction.getActions()
  • generate high-res PNG for every SVG tool icon:
BiLibrary.createAndSaveButton(iconSvgFile, pngFile);
  • generate some basic HTML for every tool:
<h2>[Title]</h2>
<b>Toolbar:</b>
[icon]
<b>Menu:</b> [Top menu] - [Menu entry]
<b>Hotkey:</b> [two letter code or hotkey]
1425QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAutomatically create hatch entities behind border entit...Assigned
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Automatically set the draw order one lower than the lowest draw order of a border entity when creating a hatch. This should be a user preference, since not everyone might want that behavior.

 940 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Automatically change fonts in a drawing Closed
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1 Task Description

Apply a font name replacement table to a drawing. E.g. change font ‘romanc’ to ‘Arial’, etc.

1917QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAutomatic labels with static information of the drawingAssigned
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I would like static information of the drawing (like scale, creation-date, modified-date, revision etc) to be available as automatic labels to be placed in the drawing (with selectable style, font etc)

This would greatly simplify the creatin of title sections in the drawing and making sure it is consistent with the actual drawing and not requiring manual “synchronization”.

500QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAutohide Side PanelAssigned
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it would be ideal to be able to have the option to autohide the side panel to increase the visible drawing space when working on a small screen.

 1227 QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low AutoCAD skin Closed
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Task Description

QCAD has a lot of features and buttons, probably more that the autocad I’ve been using. Therefore the learning curve is too slow. It would be a great boost for the program to have the possibility of having an Autocad skin, and it will attract many new users.

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