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Postby » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:32 am

How do I stop the grid changing as I zoom? I set the grid to (say) 0.5 (not Auto). I want the grid to stay at 0.5 no matter how much or how little I zoom. As it is, if I'm putting stuff on a grid and I zoom in to do some detail, I suddenly find that the grid I specified has changed.



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Postby andrew » Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:06 pm

You can switch off grid autoscaling in the application preferences:
"Automatically scale grid".

If you zoom out, the grid spacing is always adjusted. This is because a sub-pixel grid would be quite simply neither visible nor accessible and therefore useless. However, you may want to decrease the minimum grid spacing in pixels in the application preferences (warning: a low minimum pixel grid spacing can make QCAD very slow / unusable).
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Postby » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:25 pm

Ah! That seems to have solved the problem. Thanks :D

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