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by Clive
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: creating a shortcut in Linux Mint for qcad
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: creating a shortcut in Linux Mint for qcad

Right-click the menu button, and choose "Edit Applications". This will open the KDE Menu Editor, where you can add custom entries to the menu. Highlight the category where you want to add a shortcut and click "New Item". Give it the name you want, the on the next screen you will ...
by Clive
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: QCAD 'Script Add-On & Plug-in challenge' - Work in Progress
Topic: Landscape Design Library
Replies: 3
Views: 9514

Re: Landscape Design Library

Try these:

Trees & Plants.zip
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by Clive
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: User Template Border HOwTo
Replies: 23
Views: 1112

Re: User Template Border HOwTo

If your 1:1 drawings are not so big in real life then of course you could fit them into a bespoke size border as you say, but imagine you are drawing an Areoplane, then in this case it wouldn't work so scaling down and fitting into a common size border would be the way to go. If you are the only one...
by Clive
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Hatching
Replies: 3
Views: 706

Re: Hatching

Essentially you would use this tool to select entities to form a boundary to hatch within, the boundary needs to be closed without any gaps at all.
by Clive
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: User Template Border HOwTo
Replies: 23
Views: 1112

Re: User Template Border HOwTo

Well done for working things out. What you actually did was entirely correct, in that, you always draft up in real 1:1 scale, then scale the drawings appropriately to the border size you need to work with. Commonly scales would be 1:1, 1:2, 1:5, 1:10, 1:20, 1:50, 1:100 and so on- of course you could...
by Clive
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: QCAD Troubleshooting and Problems
Topic: Draw order problem with blocks/library/hatches
Replies: 15
Views: 941

Re: Draw order problem with blocks/library/hatches

Sugar?

Sorry, couldn't resist :wink:
by Clive
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Hatching
Replies: 3
Views: 706

Re: Hatching

Hi Louise,

Nice drafting work.

Try the 'Hatch from segments' tool instead!

Regards

Clive
by Clive
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: QCAD Suggestions and Feedback
Topic: Added layer options - thankyou
Replies: 0
Views: 1413

Added layer options - thankyou

Thankyou very much for the additionally added layer options:

Snappable and Plottable, very useful indeed :wink:
by Clive
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 698

Merry Christmas 2017

To all QCAD forum members and visitors,

May you all have a very happy festive time for 2017 and a fantastic and rewarding new year ahead for 2018.

Best regards

Clive
by Clive
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: [solved] Correct way to make this Arc
Replies: 3
Views: 493

Re: [solved] Correct way to make this Arc

Thanks Slyde.

Try these when you have time.

EXERCISE 1.jpg
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by Clive
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: [solved] Correct way to make this Arc
Replies: 3
Views: 493

Re: Correct way to make this Arc

2 Tangents and Radius

Always look and work with all the geometry information given, in this case circles.

Run the tool and choose the correct circle you need, then break out/trim to suit.

2 Tangents and Radius.jpg
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by Clive
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Hi Andrew,

Thanks very much, very swift I must say - no flies on you today :wink:

Many thanks

Clive
by Clive
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Hi Slyde,

No that feature is not available in QCAD yet, maybe add a feature request!

Alongside QCAD I use another program and with that,nudging blocks and dimensions is extremely useful I agree.
by Clive
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: QCAD Suggestions and Feedback
Topic: Paper_Space and Viewports
Replies: 9
Views: 591

Re: Paper_Space and Viewports

Hello Slyde,

May I ask please what industry, field of work are you using QCAD for please?

Many thanks

Clive
by Clive
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: QCAD Voting Corner
Topic: Option to set Default Template
Replies: 3
Views: 8991

Re: Option to set Default Template

Good news, latest release,version 3.19.0.

This has now been implemented by the Andrew.

See change log:

http://www.qcad.org/en/changelog

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