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 1768 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Polyline > Create From Segments: segments delete ...Closed
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‘Create From Segments’ ‘OG’ includes and admits selection of segments on locked layers.

A)
-When selecting a segment on a not locked layer it can include segments on locked layers that connect to the string. (Assumed wrong)
-A copy of the segments on the locked layer(s) are included in the polyline. (Assumed wrong)
These segments are not removed from the locked layer(s) because of their locked nature. (Intended behaviour)
eg. ‘OG’ & selecting the arc at point A in the example file. The arc is on a not locked layer.

B)
-When selecting a segment on a locked layer it will fully remove segments that connect to the string on not locked layers. (Assumed very wrong)
-Connecting segments on the locked layer(s) will not be converted to a polyline because of their locked nature. (Intended behaviour)
eg. ‘OG’ & selecting the line at point B in the example file. The cyan lines are on a locked Layer.

Both A & B can be undone.

The example is a part of the ‘Skewing project’.

Regards
CVH

1789QCAD (main)SuggestionLowApplication Preferences / General / Performance :0Assigned
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Hi Andrew,

we know that you need to have always software performance in your mind to decide which features / tools can / should be implemented and on which way.

I really appreciate your effort to find the best middle way between software features and performance but I think also it’s a tough call to appraise worldwide the overall customer equipment to make the software workable to the best for everybody. That isn’t possible without compromise.

Maybe it would make sense to think about a new dialog in the “Application Preferences” to let the user decide what kind of feature are absolutely needed regarding to his/her work-task / equipment. I don’t mean that you need to cover every single thing but the main “performance jeopardy’s” should be covered with an on/off switch.

Yes I know - that isn’t done in 5 minutes but I think that can make your life easier in the long run and will cover even more customer.

Just my two cents. ;)

 1793 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Ruler functionality is compromised by Auto Grid setting Closed
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Regarding to an observation by the forum member Horst1803
http://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=92&t=5725

The ruler functionality is compromised by Graphics View / Grid settings.
To show the full Ruler functionality “Automatic scale grid” has to be activated. I think that is not intended behavior.

Case: Appearance / Show rulers = activated

Application Preferences / Graphics View / Grid

on - Automatically scale grid
on - Automatically scale meta grid
off - Solid grid lines
= Rulers visible
= Graduation visible
= Labels visible

off - Automatically scale grid
on - Automatically scale meta grid
off - Solid grid lines
= Rulers visible
= Graduation invisible
= Labels invisible

 1803 QCAD/CAMBug ReportLow CAM configuration output unit fixed in inch instead of  ...Closed
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Ij window CAM Configuration output unit appears as inch instead of mm. All parameters are in option
when create a nc file,units are in inches not in mm. unsuable and not possible to change

1810QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowChange icons from black on white to white on black depe...Assigned
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Automatic change of icons in the Library Browser from black on white to white on black or vice versa depending on the background (white or black; light or dark) in QCAD main window.
See also https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=31&p=21970#p21970

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

 1832 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Modify > Explode: attributes of block references are or ...Closed
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1 Task Description

In a the modelspace I have a block reference of a block(parent), which includes block references (with attributes) of another blocks(child). Than I select this parent block reference and choose Explode. The result is, that the child block references have visible attributes, but they are not connected to the block reference anymore (I can not see them in property editor when the child block is selected). Than when I choose synchronize attributes, new attributes with default values will appear.
I am not sure it his is a bug or expected behavior of the Explode feature.

If it is not a bug, I would like to have new Extract feature, which would copy the content of the selected block reference and immediately insert it exactly to the same place (attributes would be still connected to child references) Extracted block reference would be than removed. Optionally, it could delete the block definition if it is not used anymore in the drawing (but there is already Block Purge feature which will do this).

1833QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDeep synchronize attributes featureAssigned
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There is the Synchronize attributes feature which works well. But It affects only block references in the active layout(modelspace, block layout). If I want to synchronize attributes of block references in in another blocks, i have to manually go through all blocks and run synchronize attributes feature. That is the reason I would like to modify Synchronize attributes feature to affect all block references in a drawing, or add new Deep synchronize attributes feature.

1888dwg2bmpFeature RequestLowAdd support to disable hatch rendering on "dwg2bmp"Assigned
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Hi!

A friendly request to add an option to disable hatch rendering on “dwg2bmp” conversions.

Depending on the nature of the conversion and the density of the hatch, this may render unintelligible images (see attachments). The option could look like “-t, -nohatch” to indicate hatches should be hidden before rendering. This could potentially become an option too for “dwg2svg” or “dwg2pdf.”

Amazing product, thank you so much!

1926QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowNo negative coordinate values ? (DO command)Assigned
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Just starting with QCAD, for some hours now - really excellent user interface (compared to other low budget CADs, like DCAD, or BeckerCAD...) !

Surprisingly, point coordinates - entered via the command line, and shown with correct positions on the drawing- are not displayed correctly with the ‘dimordinate’ (DO) command.
There are no negative values, even when the center point (0;0) is right in the middle of the drawing, so points left and below should have !

GW.G

 1927 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Drawing and printing inconsistent, with wrong/missing e ...Closed
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Drawing and PrintPreview are consistent, but printout differs : rectangle missing (bottom right), line missing (bottom green line) - see att. Error can be reproduced, after saves and restores.
A VERY elementary WYSIWIG-problem....

1928QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowOptionnally 'Auto clean up' after generation of NaN / N...Assigned
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Some functions / methods can generate some sort off entity or part with NaN / Null / Null-lenght ... props.
Some explicitly don’t and test their actions with isNull().

As these serve a purpose in some processes, trails of them can be part of the results.
For some users Null / Null-lenght are meaningfull, for other users these produce errors down the line.
In a few cases its a desirable feature eg. controlpoint spline.
(Allthough there are no Null props involved with equal successively controlpoints)

Many problem post on the forum are related to Null - Zero and so on.

In some cases it can’t be undone by re-editing the drawing.
https://qcad.org/bugtracker/index.php?do=details&task_id=1925

If it can’t be undone by Undo/Redo it is a bug.
https://qcad.org/bugtracker/index.php?do=details&task_id=1757

In some cases there is a difference noticed after file save-close-open.

1940QCAD/CAMFeature RequestLowCAM > CAM Configuration: Add program descriptionAssigned
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Add a program description to the CAM configuration dialog and export to postprocessors as variable.

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/posting.php?mode=quote&f=32&p=24649

 1975 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow RPolyline::getOrientation: Wrong orientation for polyli ...Closed
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1 Task Description

Wrong orientation is returned for polylines with large arcs (>180d).

Replaces  FS#1967 .

1976QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowEnvelope at offset to a poly toolAssigned
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1 Task Description

See:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=6650

1983QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowTrim All or Bulk Break outAssigned
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This is a trim method I am missing in Qcad.

20 years ago it existed in CadKey.
You had a bunch of lines or segments.
You defined a (new) line or segment as cutter.
‘Trim All’.
You pointed at the side of the cutter entity to trim all intersecting at that side.

Pritty the same as in this topic:
https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=5221

Only in rare cases I can use Husky’s workaround as pro.
It all depends on what else is in the clipping rectangle that is needed to trim all intended.
If of no use all single crossing entities have to be chosen one by one.

Regards,
CVH

 1997 QCAD/CAMBug ReportLow CAM > CAM Export: Fails for new document created Closed
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When I create a simple drawing, I cannot export the gcode until I restart qcad.

general steps to reproduce the issue:
1. open a new drawing
2. Add a letter “D” near the origin in Arial font, about 7mm tall.
3. explode it
4. save the drawing
5. Fill in in the “cam configuration” 6. Select the drawing and generate the tool paths.
7. Hit the “export button” or the menu item.
8. Observe that you see the “camexport” command appears in the command section, but there is no file generated for the gcode.

If you restart qcad, then the gcode will export as expected. Also, it appears to work for more complicated drawings. I had the same issue, when I tried to generate the same thing, but using the string “November 2019” at 5mm height. I am using up to date MX Linux with kernel version 4.19.0. I also observed this behavior under Windows 10 professional.

1999QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowViewport: Add additional properties for controlling dim...Assigned
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When working with multiple Viewports with different scale it could be very useful to have extra properties controlling how dimensions are rendered in the viewport:

1)
E.g an extra “Dimension Scale” under “Scale” in the Viewport selection’s ‘Specific Properties’ section, could allow having the same size when printed.
This Dimension Scale would be multiplied on top of the Scale value, but only for Dimensions rendering.

2)
Toggle button for hiding any dimensions in the Viewport. Maybe this should be controlled by being able to specify a Layer that should be hidden in this Viewport only, then I could select my Dimensions layer here.

The Viewport properties:
https://i.imgur.com/s07JtaB.png

 2006 dwg2pdfFeature RequestLow dwg2pdf: Auto detect page orientation Closed
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1 Task Description

Auto detect page orientation based on width / height of document.

See also:
https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=6774

 2008 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow windows: cannot call scripts\Pro\Tools\BoundingBox\Boun ...Closed
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Calling bbox tool via batch file works:

C:\Program Files\QCAD>bbox.bat D:\tmp\dwgtester\10.09.03.dwg

Output:

09:42:15: Debug:

You are using a trial version of QCAD Professional.

09:42:15: Debug:    If you would like to use this software productively,
09:42:15: Debug:    please purchase the full version for a small license fee from our
09:42:15: Debug:    Online Shop at:
09:42:15: Debug:    http://www.ribbonsoft.com/shop

09:42:15: Debug:    Thank you for trying this add-on!


09:42:15: Debug:    Your script will start in 15 seconds...
09:42:30: Debug:    calling odInitialize
Min: 2419.9969114297623/-125.36162367587679
Max: 2689.9969114297623/64.63837647546899
Size: 270/190.00000015134577

Calling bbox tool directly doesn’t work:

C:\Program Files\QCAD>qcad.exe -no-gui -allow-multiple-instances -autostart scripts\Pro\Tools\BoundingBox\BoundingBox.js D:\tmp\dwgtester\10.09.03.dwg

Output (empty line):


	
2016QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowOffsetting multi selection of polylines halts prematureAssigned
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See:
https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?&t=6827&p=25992#p25992

Offsetting 32 polys from ellipses fails.
Offsetting 16 polys can be completed with 2 selections for outer and 2 for inner.

For some reason the offset function halts premature.

Regards,
CVH

 2030 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Cannot snap to points of mirrored blocks Closed
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Wenn ich selbst erstellte Blocks Spiegle, funtionieren gewisse Fangpunkte nicht mehr.

In der angehängten Datei, ist der gespiegelte Block und deren inaktive Fangpunkte mit Roten Kreisen markiert.

Ich arbeite mit macOS Catalina 10.15.2

Vielen Dank für das Beheben dieses Bugs, der mich gerade sehr viel Zeit kostet ;-(

 2039 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow splines are not showing when drawn by QCAD Simple API n ...Closed
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Hi guys,

I’m trying to create an spline to a complex library component, but it seems splines are not working properly. I would appreciate some help. These are minimum scripts to demonstrate the problem:

Example 1:

include("scripts/simple.js");

function TesteSpline() {
}

TesteSpline.init = function(formWidget) {
    if (!isNull(formWidget)) {
        TesteSpline.widgets = getWidgets(formWidget);
    }
};

TesteSpline.generate = function(documentInterface, file) {
    return TesteSpline.criarCorpo(documentInterface);
};

TesteSpline.generatePreview = function(documentInterface, iconSize) {
};

TesteSpline.criarCorpo = function(documentInterface) {

    addSpline([[0,0],[20,30],[100,100],[110,120]], false); // it doesn't work :-(
    addLine(0,0, 100,100);  // it works!!!

};

Example 2:

include("scripts/library.js");

function TesteSpline() {
}

TesteSpline.init = function(formWidget) {
    if (!isNull(formWidget)) {
        TesteSpline.widgets = getWidgets(formWidget);
    }
};

TesteSpline.generate = function(documentInterface, file) {
    return TesteSpline.criarCorpo(documentInterface);
};

TesteSpline.generatePreview = function(documentInterface, iconSize) {
};

TesteSpline.criarCorpo = function(documentInterface) {
    var addOperation = new RAddObjectsOperation(false);
    var doc = documentInterface.getDocument()
    // Spline
    var cavaData = new RSplineData();
    cavaData.appendFitPoint(new RVector(0,0));
    cavaData.appendFitPoint(new RVector(10,10));
    cavaData.appendFitPoint(new RVector(30,30));
    cavaData.isClosed = false;
  
    // It doesn't work
    var cava = new RSplineEntity(doc,cavaData);
    addOperation.addObject(cava);

    // it works
    var textData = new RTextData(new RVector(2,10),new RVector(2,10),0.4,0.4,0,0,0,0,1,"Hello","Arial",false,false,0,false);
    addOperation.addObject(new RTextEntity(doc,textData));

    return addOperation;
};



 2046 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Crash when scaling, rotating and mirroring Closed
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Hallo Andrew

Beim Skalieren(SZ), Rotieren(RO), Spiegeln(MI) beendet sich QCAD, wenn gespeichert wird. Änderungen werden nicht gepeichert.

When scaling (SZ), rotating (RO), mirroring (MI), QCAD ends when it is saved. Changes are not saved.

2060QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowDialog box for Layer StatusAssigned
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1 Task Description

So far, layer status has only been implemented very rudimentarily.
I wish something like a dialog box in which you can choose for each layer status, which layers belong to it and which not.

2070QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowcropping imageAssigned
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1 Task Description

It may be useful to insert the “image cropping” function both in top / bottom - right / left mode, and with polyline

2087QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowMore options for "Paste along Entity" [PE]Assigned
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“Paste” has already the options: To current layer, Overwrite layers, Overwrite blocks.

Would be a nice time saver to have the same options for “Paste along Entity” too.

 2100 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Property Editor not showing polyline area Closed
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1 Task Description

Polyline’s areas don’t shows own property in Property Editor

 2103 ECMAScriptBug ReportLow Crash when lengthen() executed twice Closed
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1 Task Description

This code was executed in the Script Shell window. Then the program is failing of and closed.

a = addLine(0,0,100,100);
lengthen(a, true, 50); // success
lengthen(a, true, 50); // FAILED!
 2106 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Version 3.25.0.0 keeps crashing Closed
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1 Task Description

Whilst using qcad professional today, I have lost hours waiting for the to start working, as it keeps crashing with every command/drawing a line/editing a shape.

Hopefully you can look in to this and advice?

 2112 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow wrong objects are selected while selecting region with  ...Closed
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1 Task Description

wrong objects are selected while selecting region with mouse.
Actions:Trying to select small rectangle area using mouse while holding left mouse button. (ScreenShot_1.jpg)
Expected result: only objects inside selection rectangle (text, lines, rectangles) are selected.
Factual result: objects inside selection rectangle are selected as well as other objects which are farther away (marked with purple arrows in ScreenShot_2.jpg)

 2117 Command line toolsBug ReportLow BBOX inconsistent output Closed
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When I run bbox with the attached file I get inconsistent results if I run it 6 or 10 times.

Sometimes the size is 448979.2349223149/310815.2964427199 (it thinks that there is an object at 0,0)
sometimes it is 338.0789223148604/302.31644271989353 (this is what I think is correct)

[email protected]:/opt/qcad-3.25.2-pro-linux-x86_64$ ./bbox test.dwg
QCAD version 3.25.2
Warning: RPropertyTypeId::generateId: property already initialized: 7RObject : “” : “Invisible” 15:59:40: Debug: calling odInitialize
15:59:42: Debug: dropped global XDATA (no res buf): “ViewportCenter” Min: 0/0
Max: 448979.2349223149/310815.2964427199
Size: 448979.2349223149/310815.2964427199

[email protected]:/opt/qcad-3.25.2-pro-linux-x86_64$ ./bbox test.dwg
QCAD version 3.25.2
Warning: RPropertyTypeId::generateId: property already initialized: 7RObject : “” : “Invisible” 15:59:49: Debug: calling odInitialize
15:59:51: Debug: dropped global XDATA (no res buf): “ViewportCenter” Min: 448641.156/310512.98
Max: 448979.2349223149/310815.2964427199
Size: 338.0789223148604/302.31644271989353

 2132 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Dimension > Baseline / Continue: custom text label posi ...Closed
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1 Task Description

To reproduce:

  1. Draw a rectangle.
  2. DH, draw a dimension (the base dimension).
  3. Move that dimension’s text to a new position.
  4. DC, continue that dimension.


The text of the continued dimension will show up on top of that of the base dimension. Expected behaviour would be that it would show up on top of the continued dimension (standard placement).

Please see attached pic.

2140QCAD (main)SuggestionLowChanging navigation mode for mouse wheel doesn't change...Assigned
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Looks like error, but may be that’s feature request.

CAD software uses typical navigation behavior as:
Wheel = Zoom; Ctrl+Wheel = Scroll up/down; Shift+Wheel = Scroll left/right.

Any other software like browsers, office software (openoffice writer, ms excel and so on), 2d paint software like GIMP (Photoshop and so on) uses other behavior:
Wheel = Scroll up/down; Ctrl+Wheel = Zoom; Shift+Wheel = Scroll left/right.

Users, that intensively use CAD and other software simultaneously prefer to make same behavior in their applications switching CAD scroll to plain mouse wheel.

QCAD’s “Application Preferences”: “Graphics View: Navigation”: “Mouse wheel/ two finger swipe”: “Scroll” allow user to assign scroll up/down to wheel mouse instead of Zoom. But there is mistake Ctrl+Wheel didn’t change to Zoom. Ctrl+Wheel continues to scroll up/down, as the wheel.
Wheel = Scroll up/down; Ctrl+Wheel = Scroll up/down; Shift+Wheel = Scroll left/right. No zoom!

Draw manipulation at this mode like a hell: you need to use wheel in conjunction with Ctrl/Shift to point draw in desired position, than move your hand to +(-) for make desired zoom.

2145QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowModify > Trim Both: closed polyline as either entity br...Assigned
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QCAD Professional

Version: 3.25.2.4 (3.25.2.4)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Nov 18 2020
Revision: 40f4475
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Use TM by mistake to trim a line to a closed shape.
Topic: https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=7780
File included in the topic.
Y1 Original
Y2 Faulty use of TM
Y3 After ‘Undo’

Husky only ‘could agree on a not proper working undo
The conditional clause of this sentence is ‘the odd choice’.
Blaming this on incompetence.
Insight is the best way to get better ...
... but the rest is more an odd choice of tools for this kind of task ...

Again, the MISTAKE was by accident, not intended, in a flick of the wrist ...
I didn’t change the trimming method, I simply forgot to ... only once.

The ‘undo’ of my incompetent MISTAKE didn’t returned to how the situation was before I erroneous trimmed with TM.
I was simply undoing my erroneous action.

Documented it in 4 quadrants.
For this, 4 times on purpose, and not as a consistent ‘odd choice’.

Regards,
CVH

 2156 QCAD (main)SuggestionLow Add an option to XP preferences to include circles or n ...Closed
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Andrew,
unrelated to any OS or version.

Circles do explode to polylines with two arc segments.
Discussed earlier and very correct because a full circle bulge would be a mathematical limit situation.

When there is no option to ‘Undo’ anymore or when the file was saved & loaded there is no easy way back.

One of the reasons why I isolate circle entities if I might going to use XP as in the file here:
https://qcad.org/bugtracker/index.php?do=details&task_id=2155
Even knowing it, I still make more mistakes as I would like. ;-)

It would be nice to be able to exclude circle entities from the GUI explosion action XP.
Can be simply implemented in the top of Explode.explodeSelection with an extra preference in AppPrefs, default =true.

On the other hand, the explosions of circles used internally in various methods should remain.

Regards,
CVH

2157QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowControlpoint Spline exploded to polyline may induce NaN...Assigned
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32bit
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Documented in 3.25.2.4, reproducible under 3.25.2.7
In the attached file:
→ Explode the trial cases and locate NaN Widths.
→ These faulty widths are cleared while saving and reverting.
= work around.

Related Post: https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=7902#p30902
Related Topic: https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=7901
Related Commit: https://github.com/qcad/qcad/commit/fcd7929bced7ae328029c1aa2ee2aff2745709c6

Arctic_Eddie reports failing CAM offset at exactly these points !!!
Reported is a faulty arc with radius of over 360,000mm.
- I can not reproduce this under QCAD working further on the Polys with NaNs.
- However the direct offset of such controlpoint Splines is erroneous.
(see file in post 30902)

Arctic_Eddie reports arc radii of over 10,000mm.
- These don’t seem to be faulty.
- I agree that BiArc fitting should be bound to a lower and certainly to an upper limit.
- That should be huge otherwise faint curvature is represented by many
wobbles or too quick by straight lines.
(All this, keeping in mind that QCAD doesn’t return the optimum fitted BiArc, see: https://www.qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=4859)

Regards,
CVH

2159QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowDraw > Polyline > Polyline from Selection: may induce N...Assigned
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Discovered in 3.25.2.4, reproducible under 3.25.2.7

Draw any open or closed chain of line entities.
Select All.
OC to Polyline.
Step through vertices.

No example file provided because these NaN values are not saved to a file.
More pronounced with lines as with arcs.
Less pronounced when recombining after an explosion.
Some methods clear these to value = void.
Some methods clear these to zero (OR).
Can also occur when adding segments to an existing polyline with OC.

Regards,
CVH

2160QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowDraw > Polyline > Relocate Start Point: fails on polyli...Assigned
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32bit
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Origin:
I like to start my CAM paths at low curvature instead starting at high curvature.
Ellipses may explode with the startpoint at the tip. (file Y2)

Documented in 3.25.2.4, reproducible under 3.25.2.7

File included with 4 LayerStates
- Original Ellipses: Y1
- Exploded to polylines (32 segments): Y2
- Direct after XP, OR performs different on the left top one: Y3
- Faulty solutions by OR: Y4 (= saved state)

The results may differ with the saved explosions.

With the file.
Y1
TA
XP
Relocate startpoint with OR to an existing reference (called ‘End’)

Regards,
CVH

2161QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowMake Polyline from Selection (OC) configurable for simp...Assigned
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32bit
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Not related to OS, nor version.

The method Polyline from Segments (OC) can be configured for tolerance and simplification in the Options Toolbar.
The method Polyline from Selection (OG) has no UI or none showing.

OG retrieves a tolerance from QCAD.ini, what is initially not set:

    var tolerance = RSettings.getDoubleValue("PolylineFromSelection/Tolerance", 0.001);

The tolerance will be default = 0.001 similar as the default in AppPrefs.
The tolerance setting is included in QCAD.ini after changing the AppPrefs entry.

OG calls PolylineFromSelection.autoJoinSegments with this tolerance:

    var counter = PolylineFromSelection.autoJoinSegments(di, tolerance, this);

PolylineFromSelection.autoJoinSegments calls PolylineFromSegments.createPolylineShape
with simplification hard coded to true. (last parameter)

    // create polyline from line, arc, spline or open polyline entity:
    var polyline = PolylineFromSegments.createPolylineShape(
                    entity, doc, vTolerance, op, undefined,
                    traversed, callBacks, undefined, true);

I would like to see the simplification optional and default = true.

Regards,
CVH

2162QCAD (main)SuggestionLowUpdate the parameter with simplify of RPolylineData & R...Assigned
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Unrelated to OS, nor version

Reported Jun 23, 2020 in: https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=7372

Status Dec 24, 2020: https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=7372#p30955 Documentation is updated.
The Classes still refer to an ‘angleTolerance’.

Regards,
CVH

 2165 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Rectangle with Size (RS) doesn't remember Fill, RoundCo ...Closed
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32bit
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Topic: https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=7900
Report: https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=7900#p30977

Rectangle with Size (RS) doesn’t update the Fill, RoundCorners & Radius settings shared under the [Shape] header in QCAD ini.

Explained as group synchronization while the Polygon methods have more settings in common, although not shared.

In the summary there are more minor issues listed.
All have a bar in the Options Toolbar that disappears after the first is drawn.

I rather would opt for all individual settings ...
... or all grouped.

Regards,
CVH

2167QCAD/CAMBug ReportLowComma format decimal separator fails ZSafety CAM config...Assigned
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QCAD/CAM
Trial package Win installer 32 bit
Version: 3.25.2.0 (3.25.2)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Sep 4 2020
Revision: 4a61501
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Local decimal separator is ‘,’ (comma)
In CAM configuration .. Z Levels .. Safety level

Using nn,nnn the output is Nxx G0 Znn
Using nn.nnn the output is Nxx G0 Znn.nnn

Drop down boxes are all in dot format.
Didn’t try anything else yet ;-)

Regards,
CVH

 2168 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Explosion of a bulging Polyline with Widths may include ...Closed
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32bit
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

Follow up on: https://www.qcad.org/bugtracker/index.php?do=details&task_id=2023
The zero crossing at 180° turn is fixed.

Found two very minute Line segments where the Width is set zero.
Revision dxf included.

Referring to the grid they are rendered about 0.0002 long.
They are in the order of 5e-15 and less or simply zero long in this case (<1ULP).
Results may vary in length ... and vary after Save/Revert.
Files included: PolyWidthErrLargeArc_v2.csv (a/b)

Not encountered on a Polyline with line segments.

Regards,
CVH

 2170 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draw > Text: Wrong color for formatted text blocks usin ...Closed
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QCAD Professional
Win installer 32bit
Version: 3.25.2.7 (3.25.2.7)
Internet: QCAD.org
Build Date: Dec 16 2020
Revision: e06f230
Qt Version: 5.13.2
Architecture: i386
Compiler: Unknown

File & picture included
Work around: Chop it up or use a TTF font

Regards,
CVH

 1071 QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low (Bitmap) scaling convenience option Closed
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This can be done as is in QCAD today, but a quick convenience UI bit would be much appreciated.

Suppose you are working off a bitmap image (transcribing old scan, or you got your apartment’s floor plan like this, because, uh, what tenant needs DXF). It has dimensions markers and everything, but fat chance it’ll be to actual CAD scale after importing.

So, to bring it to scale, you measure between two tick marks on the scale, compute ratio based on measurement and what’s written on the dimension line, and do a scale operation (you can also have QCAD compute the ratio by using math expression, whatever).

That works fine.

A purely just for convenience function to do that would be much appreciated: pick two points, enter what the actual distance between them is, poof bam, appropriate scaling operation is applied.

As a twist, there could be some other bitmap skewing options, like “the points I’ve selected are on a horizontal/vertical line/at an angle of X degrees, then the bitmap would also be applied this transform.

 1154 QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low Add preference for round reference points Closed
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This one is purely cosmetic, instead of square reference points would it be possible to have the choice of either square or round with size?

 1460 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Two Display Environment --> Problems with Toolboxes and ...Closed
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Hello,

I’m unsing a two display environment and got all Tools and Widgets placed on the second display.
See qcad1.png

There are two problems:

1.) When I open another application on second display, three toolboxes stay on top, the others are behind new application.
See qcad2.png

2.) When I minimize Qcad only the mainwindow will be minimuzed, all the toolboxes and widgets stay on second display also with problem 1.
See qcad3.png

Whould be great, when this issues will be fixed :-)

Thank you very much
Andreas

P.S.: Hope described well, if not, please drop me a reply...

 1607 QCAD (main)SuggestionVery Low Indent 'Spline Segments:' in explode preferences Closed
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 FS#1604  was issued because of non-intuitive hierarchy of the preferences for the Explode function.
The task comment recieved explains the funcionallity in details not found elsewhere.

Indentation of the phrase ‘Spline Segments:’ suggest hierarchy.
Graying out the drop down box for the number of spline segments establish hierarchy.

1626QCAD (main)Feature RequestVery Low'Clip to Circle' toolAssigned
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Hi Andrew,

Would it be possible to have a clip to circle tool also please?

Regards

Clive

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