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by Lorenzo
Sun Jul 31, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: QCAD --> LaTeX
Replies: 2
Views: 12738

Re: QCAD --> LaTeX

Hello everyone, I recently discovered QCAD as an alternative to xfig to make some technical drawings to use in LaTeX. When my drawing is complete, I print it into a postscript (.ps) file which I transform using "ps2eps" on the Linux command line. After that I include the .eps file in my LaTeX docum...
by Lorenzo
Sat May 14, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to repeat a block along lines and arcs?
Replies: 2
Views: 11609

You need to proceed for lines and arcs separately. For lines: use move-copy command. For arcs: you need to know the radius of the arc, then calculate the corresponding angle according to your distance (20 m). Say your radius is 40 m: the corresponding angle is distance/radius = 0.5 rad then use rota...
by Lorenzo
Thu May 12, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: QCAD Professional
Topic: Spazio carta
Replies: 1
Views: 11908

Re: Spazio carta

Ciao a tutti, vorrei acquistare la versione professional ma alla sola condizione che esista lo spazio carta come autocad. Esiste lo spazio carta in QCad? Grazie! pMB Benvenuto! QCad Professional ha l'anteprima di stampa, finestra nella quale è possibile disegnare con il foglio di carta virtualmente...
by Lorenzo
Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How do I install the QCAD Community Edition on Mac OS X?
Replies: 1
Views: 5575

Welcome to this forum. In order to install QCad Community Edition on Mac OS X you have to compile the source code yourself. I am not an expert about Mac OS X, anyway the procedure to compile the source code should be something like: extract the downloaded archive in any folder; from the command line...
by Lorenzo
Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: textsearch
Replies: 4
Views: 4800

Hello!

If you mean 'search any sequence of characters', it is not possible to do with QCad.
by Lorenzo
Mon Aug 30, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How can I scale the dimensions?
Replies: 9
Views: 8707

Re: How can I scale the dimensions?

I am using community version 2.0.5.0 from Debian on a Linux machine. Very often I want to draw a small piece with a scale factor. for instance, a 40 mm object twice as big. then, the problem is that when I put dimensions, it shows 80, which is obviously correct on the drawing, but not in reality. I...
by Lorenzo
Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: line of fixed length between two objects
Replies: 1
Views: 3996

Re: line of fixed length between two objects

Hi, I'm trying to draw a vertical line that connects 2 circles (not tangent). This line must be 12 units long and vertical. Does anybody know how to do this in QCad? Thanks in advance! Merijn Hello, with QCad you can draw horizontal or vertical lines and specify their length. Please read here . Bye...
by Lorenzo
Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: ttf2cxf
Replies: 8
Views: 17615

mondalaci wrote:I've already checked the download link that you offered and the FTP request takes forever and never completes.
That link works for me, so your problem is not the link itself. Maybe something related to your Internet access?
by Lorenzo
Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: ttf2cxf
Replies: 8
Views: 17615

Please have a look here to download the source code and here for the usage.

Bye
by Lorenzo
Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Data export as *.bmp without border
Replies: 1
Views: 3560

Actually I do not obtain any borders at the image when I export a drawing as *.bmp.
May you please be more accurate in explaining what are you trying to do?
Is your chart a plain QCad drawing or are you exporting a drawing containing a raster image?
by Lorenzo
Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:42 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Fonts?
Replies: 4
Views: 6133

Maybe you are using Linux, so one thing you can do is to convert a True Type Font in cxf format using ttf2cxf (please refer to this topic).
by Lorenzo
Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: copy parts of drawing
Replies: 3
Views: 5280

The subject has already been covered on this forum.
Please refer to this topic.
by Lorenzo
Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:20 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Feature request: snap rules/guides
Replies: 2
Views: 3496

Welcome to this forum, Koos.

I can not answer your question, but you can post all your feature requests and suggestions here.
by Lorenzo
Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Hiding parts of a block/overlapping entities
Replies: 2
Views: 4063

You have to explode the block and modify it. You can not put entities on the background to make them overlapping in the way you prefer.
by Lorenzo
Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: QCAD Community 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Hatching of spline shapes element
Replies: 1
Views: 4139

Hello,
you need to explode a spline profile in order to hatch it:
  1. draw the spline;
  2. select the spline and explode it;
  3. select all the lines of the exploded profile;
  4. hatch the element.

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