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by vdanny
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Duplicate offset library part
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Duplicate offset library part

makes sense, THX, Dan
by vdanny
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to make a dimension string that is a defined length?
Replies: 4
Views: 1225

Re: How to make a dimension string that is a defined length?

Doesn't seem to work according to you instructions: I select the Horizontal Dimension tool, then coordinates (yet I do not have a tool that look like what you have see my attached screen shots) then I select a point on the drawing. IN any case the line does opposite of the restrain I've selected and...
by vdanny
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Duplicate offset library part
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Duplicate offset library part

OK that worked to move to the right, NOW how to move left, or UP, or Down?
THX
Dan
by vdanny
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Duplicate offset library part
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Duplicate offset library part

Watched the video. Mine doesn't seem to work the same, yet what your typing in is too small to see what you've typed. I did the exact same 1st 3 moves and then I typed in 16" and enter, it doesn't move horizontal or vertical, it seem to move at about 45 Degrees and not the 16" i put in. I tried with...
by vdanny
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Duplicate offset library part
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Duplicate offset library part

When I select the move copy tool from the modify menu, I 1st have to select something, then if I click somewhere on the page, it then allows me to place the item anywhere, yet not constrained or defined. If I double click on the page, then the window with the 3 options, delete original, keep origina...
by vdanny
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Duplicate offset library part
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Duplicate offset library part

the 1st option(want to make copies of the rectangle with a given distance, so that you have multiple, identical rectangles at different locations, on the same line or plane)
THX
Dan
by vdanny
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to make a dimension string that is a defined length?
Replies: 4
Views: 1225

Re: How to make a dimension string that is a defined length?

not working. there is something in these 3 stepes that's not explained fully. 1st I selected the horizontal Dh tool, then I sniped to the first point, then i selected the coordinate sx tool (in you example you do not show what that is), so then the dimension string disappears. In your example the to...
by vdanny
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to make a dimension string that is a defined length?
Replies: 4
Views: 1225

How to make a dimension string that is a defined length?

how to make a dimension string that is a defined length? In the past I've created a line (lets say 5'2") and then snap a dimension to that. Yet, if I want to snap to a corner with the dimension tool(horizontal or vertical for example) and then I want it to be 5'2", how do I do that? THX Danny QCAD P...
by vdanny
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Duplicate offset library part
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Duplicate offset library part

I've made a simple 2x4 stub from the rectangle tool and saved it as a library part so that its not 4 individual lines. I now would like to multiply it in offsets of 16", how do I do that? I can offset multiply the individual line yet not the library part as a whole??? THX Dan Windows 7 QCAD Professi...
by vdanny
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions
Replies: 8
Views: 2254

Re: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions

I still dont understand how to create a viewport within the model space or the paper space at a different scale. the tutorial https://qcad.org/en/tutorial-working-wi ... -viewports, seems to indicate it can be done and has some red arrows and dotted squares outline in the pictures seeming to indicat...
by vdanny
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions
Replies: 8
Views: 2254

Re: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions

I still dont understand how to create a viewport within the model space or the paper space at a different scale. the tutorial https://qcad.org/en/tutorial-working-with-layout-blocks-and-viewports, seems to indicate it can be done and has some red arrows and dotted squares outline in the pictures see...
by vdanny
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions
Replies: 8
Views: 2254

Re: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions

Neither of these tutorials answers my question nor explain how I can take an existing drawing that was model in model space and then scale that drawing to half it size, yet keep its same dimension. AGAIN I am needing to on the same 24 x 36" page have a 1/4"=1' drawing and other drawings at a smaller...
by vdanny
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions
Replies: 8
Views: 2254

How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions

How to Scale Existing Drawing 1/4" to 1/8" Yet retain same dimensions? Current when I use the Modify scale tool it then also changes the dimensions. Additionally on the same model space I have drawings I am leaving at 1/4"=1' yet n the ones I am needing to change I am needing to make them smaller li...
by vdanny
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Printing & PDF lines & Dimension text CANNOT SEE, yet drawing can see
Replies: 1
Views: 946

Printing & PDF lines & Dimension text CANNOT SEE, yet drawing can see

When Printing from PDF, and on the exported PDF, lines & Dimension text is too light (CANNOT SEE), yet in the drawing the same can be seen. How do I fix? Drawing & PDF, and screen shot close up of example can barely see dimension text & lines, (3)files attached, see below. additionally added 2 more ...

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