Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

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Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by slyde » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:01 pm

Hi Forum:

I was wondering if it's possible to nudge (move in tiny increments) an entity, say a Block, using the arrow keys.

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Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by Husky » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:55 am

Not that I know of. And honestly I'm not sure for what that could be useful. Please elaborate a bit more.
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Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by Clive » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:28 am

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.
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Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by slyde » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:06 pm

Hi Husky & Clive:

Thank you both for your information. My thoughts exactly, Clive. Maybe that will be added in a future release.

Have a great day, gentlemen. And thank you both for responding.

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Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by andrew » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:45 pm

Yes, I also miss that sometimes but never got round to implement this.

Anyway, it's now implemented for the next release:
http://www.qcad.org/en/changelog

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Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by Clive » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:16 pm

Hi Andrew,

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

Many thanks

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Re: Nudge an entity using arrow keys?

Post by slyde » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:03 pm

That was quick, Andrew. Thank you.
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