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Postby charlie4 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 4:33 pm

How do I draw a rectangle the is 3.625 inches by 5.0625 inches that
will print full size on A4/letter paper with the dimension lines that show
the length and width in inches?

I am using the Mac os 10.6.1.
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Postby andrew » Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:03 am

Drawing a rectangle:
- Draw - Line - Rectangle

See also QCAD book page 81

Drawing it to a fixed size:
- Position first corner, e.g. with mouse on grid point
- Position second corner using relative coordinate snap or enter relative coordinate in command line: @3.625,5.0625

See also QCAD book page 70

- Dimension - Horizontal / Vertical

See also QCAD book page 173

Printing 1:1:
- File - Print Preview
- Enter scale factor "1" or "1:1" in top toolbar of print preview

See also QCAD book page 217

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