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ID  descCategoryTask TypeSeveritySummaryStatusProgress
 508 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow zoom speed option Closed
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1 Task Description

Add a zoom speed option in preferences

503QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowConvert entities to points with a fixed distanceAssigned
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Task Description

Select lines, arcs, ... and convert them to points along the lines, arcs, ... with a fixed distance.

See also forum at:
http://www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=1834

502QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowPoints on line: enter distance instead of number of poi...Assigned
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1 Task Description

Points on line: enter distance instead of number of points as a variant of the tool or as a new tool.

500QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowAutohide Side PanelAssigned
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1 Task Description

it would be ideal to be able to have the option to autohide the side panel to increase the visible drawing space when working on a small screen.

498QCAD (main)Bug ReportLowissue importing from AutocadAssigned
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Task Description

There is an issue importing from Autocad:
lines and quotes (both arrows and text) appear too much big (see attachment).
I can fix quotes modifying dimensions in “current drawing preferences”, but lines are still too thick.
Autocad’s dxf are opened with right line thickness but wrong quotes.
Furthermore, Autocad opens Qcad’s dxf files showing wrong quotes.

 496 QCAD (main)Bug ReportVery Low Error in Application Preferences -> Default Dimension S ...Closed
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Task Description

In the Application Preferences (but also in the Drawings Preferences) → Dimension → Default Dimension Settings → Label Format → Linear (and Angular) Dimension → Show Trailing Zeros, the example is wrong if the option is checked.

 487 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow QCad 3.0 RC2 on Mac Leopard - status bar font is tiny, ...Closed
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Task Description

QCad 3.0 RC2 on a Mac Leopard 10.5 (MacBook). Everything seems to work OK, but the lower left corner status bar text is in an incredibly tiny font, basically unusable. Same version of QCad on the Bootcamp/XP side of the MacBook is readable.

But I can’t find a preferences setting on either for the font size. On the old version it’s easy to find, but I think it got left out somehow on 3.0.

 477 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow crop objects at page margins Closed
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Task Description

It would be nice if QCad would print only objects inside page margins (i.e. to print a detail of a large drawing with margins). At the moment objects are visible up to page borders, and exporting to PDF with re-printing to a larger page contains even more objects.

 471 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Feature request -to make the Library browser "dockable" ...Closed
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Task Description

It would be very useful to be able to “dock” the library browser in the main QCAD window.

467QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowFeature request for new Arc tool option to add to Arc s...Assigned
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2 Task Description

For and behalf of mandrena

To add another Arc tool option in Arc tools set:

1.Specify Start point for Arc.
2.Specify End point for Arc.
3.Specify “Tangent” direction (without being restricted in input field) so you can visually select a point on your desired Tangent line!

 460 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow doubleclick/select truetype font problems Closed
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Task Description

truetype fonts are more difficult to use than regular fonts. The do not select easily.

 459 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Bitmap Export is Cropping a few pixels too many from bo ...Closed
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Task Description

When exporting bitmap images the crop is just a bit too tight, and is resulting in lost parts of the drawing. In QCAD2 there was a very small padding of pixels around the exported object that prevented that problem.

455QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowlogical operations for polylinesAssigned
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Task Description

A missing feature in my work are logical operations (combine, intersect, ..) for polylines

Example:
Draw some elements, select them, say combine. The result will be the outline of all elements.

 454 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow combined move/rotate/scale with two reference points Closed
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Task Description

It would be extremely helpful, if marked objects could be moved/rotated/scaled in a single step with two reference points as source and two reference poitns as destination. With a tool like this, “should match”-drawings could be merged easily.

 453 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Draft mode: GUI action state not updated when switching ...Closed
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Task Description
  1. create two new drawings
  2. switch to tab 1
  3. enable draft mode
  4. switch to tab 2

⇒ draft mode button / menu still on (should be off)

 448 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Put the asterisk in tab title of modied files in front  ...Closed
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Task Description

Put the asterisk in tab title of modified files in front of the name, so it can be seen, when there are so many tabs, that the names will be truncated.

 441 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Library Browser: DB file does not exist / is not creat ...Closed
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Task Description

I have installed QCAD 3.0 RC2 in Kubuntu 11.10 (same as Ubuntu). I installed using the RC2 .bin file. Application starts and runs as expected except for the Library Browser. If I click on the icon for the Library browser I get the following error message:

Plugin LibraryBrowser: cannot connect to DB.
Driver error: Error opening database
Database error: unable to open database file
Database file: /home/jim/.config/RibbonSoft/library_3_0_0_Beta.db
Library browser will not be available.

The only file in the /home/jim/.config/RibbonSoft/ directory is QCAD.ini. The file library_3_0_0_Beta.db does not exist anywhere under my home directory.

See also:
www.ribbonsoft.com/rsforum/viewtopic.php?p=5338

396QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowBlocks: moving blocks: show bounding boxAssigned
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Task Description

Blocks: moving complex blocks with drag and drop should show bounding box as preview

 335 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Drawing preferences: Change font of dimensions Closed
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7 Task Description

Configure font used for dimensions.

 281 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow dxf import: show paper space by default Closed
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Task Description

dxf import: show paper space by default if whole drawing is constructed on paper space or read ‘current block’ from sxf if available.

 268 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Define grid origin Closed
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Task Description

Define grid origin

 265 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Block Attributes Closed
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1 Task Description

TODO:

  • Ask user to enter block attribute values when inserting block
  • If attribute definition changes (tag changes), update attributes accordingly (note that other CAD systems don’t do this)
  • Support for multiline attributes
  • Control order of attributes (as shown to user in property editor, when inserting blocks)

DONE:

  • Defining new block attribute definitions (constructing block attribute definition entities)
  • Editing block attribute definitions (property editor)
  • Synchronize attributes based on attribute definitions (position, angle, size, ...)
  • Loading block attribute definitions from DXF / DWG
  • Saving block attribute definitions to DXF / DWG
  • Loading block attributes from DXF / DWG
  • Saving block attributes to DXF / DWG

Related commands: DDATTE, ATTEDIT, ATTDEF

173QCAD (main)Feature RequestLowexplode text to lettersAssigned
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Task Description

implement

 154 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Image: move reference points to scale Closed
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Task Description

Image: move reference points to scale

 137 QCAD (main)RefactoringLow SVG Export precision Closed
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Task Description

In files exported with the (even PG) exporter I sometimes see values like these: 334.99999999999994 or 570.0000000000001 and very often 12 digits of precision.

To safe on file size, I suggest, that QCAD rounds values on SVG export to eg. three places. When viewed in an ordinary web browser, that will result in a precision of 1 inch / 96dpi / 1000 = 0.00026mm, not? Ends should still meet.

 117 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow Use APPID when handling extended entity data to prevent ...Closed
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Task Description

Rationale:

Let QCAD handle extended entity data, that is used in the industry to instruct postprocessing applications, e.g. the tooling of a mill or robot.

When I say group code or specs below, I refer to this document http://www.autodesk.com/techpubs/autocad/acad2000/dxf/extended_data_dxf_ab.htm

Current:

In the property editor I can add key value pairs to drawing entities. As in this script:

entity.setProperty(new RPropertyTypeId("MY_KEY"), "MY_VAL");
entity.setProperty(new RPropertyTypeId("MY_REAL"), 123);

In DXF this results in a group code “QCAD” followed by alternating keys and values as strings and typed positions respectively:

[…]
  0
LINE
[…]
1001
QCAD
1000
MY_KEY
1000
MY_VAL
1000
MY_REAL
1040
123.0
[…]

Expected:

From reading the specs, this looks perfectly valid. I’d say though, that QCAD is not right to expect any extended data to follow this pattern. The extended entity data, that I want to recreate eg, looks like this:

[…]
  0
LINE
[…]
1001
MY_DATA
1000
MY_FOO: some text
1000
MY_BAR: 1.250000
[…]

That is: a group code, followed by some string values. Notice that the (limited) typing facilities mentioned in the spec are not used, but the application relies on its own peculiar parsing. The same group code appears in the head of the document as an APPID:

[…]
  0
APPID
  2
MY_DATA
 70
     0
  0
[…]

Proposed:

I suggest, that QCAD uses APPIDs to group extended data. Otherwise data loss may occur. In order to not have to maintain a table of known APPIDs, that tells how to parse their extended data, I further suggest that QCAD not expect extended data to follow a “key value” pattern but an “APPID entries” pattern. Here too data would be lost, if there was an odd number of entries in the extended table and QCAD insisted on its own approach.

Within the specs, deep trees could be constructed with the use of the control string (code 1002, { and }), and the propertyEditor would become a nightmare;) So I propose, that QCAD might parse only extended data with its own APPID in key value pairs, and data with other APPIDs as just an ordered list of entries. (In ECMAscript an array will have to be used, as object properties do not keep sequence.)

 70 QCAD (main)Bug ReportLow 64bit Closed
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Task Description

ECMAScript engine (garbage collector) crashes on Mac OS X and Linux 64bit if QCAD binary is compiled as a 64bit binary.

 21 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow Add line weight scale factor Closed
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Task Description

Required for extreme units such as Nanometers or Kilometers. See also FS#20

 17 ECMAScriptBug ReportLow RLineEntityPointer doesn't work as function argument of ...Closed
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Task Description

Script code (SvgExporter.js):

245 // only export entities on main block "*Model_Space":
246 if (realEntity.getBlockId() == this.doc.getBlockId("*Model_Space")) {
247   RFileExporterAdapter.prototype.exportEntity.call(this, entity, false);
248 }

Script debugger exception:

Uncaught exception at /home/martin/workspace/rsframework/scripts/File/SvgExport/SvgExporter.js:246:
Error: :-1:-1: RExporter: Argument 0 is not of type REntity*.
<native>(RLineEntityPointer(0xb6fb158), false) at -1
<anonymous>(entity = RLineEntityPointer(0xb6fb158), preview = false) at
/home/martin/workspace/rsframework/scripts/File/SvgExport/SvgExporter.js:246
<anonymous>() at /home/martin/workspace/rsframework/scripts/File/SvgExport/SvgExporter.js:211

Workaround: Used exportEntity() with ID as argument instead. However there may be other cases where no alternative method is available.

RFileExporterAdapter.prototype.exportEntity.call(this, realEntity.getId());
 14 QCAD (main)Feature RequestMedium File: Print Preview Closed
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Task Description

Open

  • re-enable auto fit
  • re-enable center

Postponed

  • option to not print empty pages

Done

  • PDF export
  • scale factor
  • position
  • paper size
  • paper orientation
  • toggle portrait / landscape in toolbar
  • choose paper format in toolbar
  • multiple pages with margin and stitch marks
  • zoom to all pages
  • color mode (color, gray scale, black white)
  • scale combo box in drawing preferences empty
 11 QCAD (main)Feature RequestLow File: SVG Export Closed
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Task Description

Open

  • ExporterPG (preserve geometry)
    • Texts are exported as text tags, with ‘similar’ font
  • text
    • other formatting
      • exporter for presentation (based on paths): implemented
      • ExporterPG: TODO

Postponed

  • Global Preferences:
    • Number of generated segments for ellipses [postponed]
      • Problem: exported SVG files can be very large under certain circumstances
  • ExporterPG
    • Export layer information if possible / maybe group by layer [postponed]

Done

  • hatches
    • solid fill
    • pattern
  • text
    • line breaks
      • ExporterPG: Since line spacing is rendered differently in SVG, the used text space might be different, too.
    • position broken for some texts
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