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by mlwoy
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Moving a line from one layer to another
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Moving a line from one layer to another

Mac IOS 101.1 QCAD 3.21 Many time I get drawing and forget to more to the proper layer, especially when editing a drawing. I have tried to use the "Move" , Cut & Paste feature however I have not been successful in moving a line or a group of lines from one layer to another. What is the technique. Wh...
by mlwoy
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Setting Dimension Formats in MAC Version
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Setting Dimension Formats in MAC Version

Thanks I did not see the scroll bar on the right,
by mlwoy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Setting Dimension Formats in MAC Version
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Setting Dimension Formats in MAC Version

Mac IOS 10.1 QCAD version 3.21 Just loaded QCAD on my new Mac desktop and I am having trouble finding out where to set the Dimensons Format. On page 186 of the manual it says "Label format can define the format an precision of. numerical values" and you can use Aerchetectual or engineering format.Th...
by mlwoy
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Where is the "Option Tool Bar?
Replies: 1
Views: 949

Where is the "Option Tool Bar?

Operating system Windows 7 QCAD version 3.21.2.0 I am attempting to duplicate an object on two different layers. Actually trying to create some hash patterns. Page 207 of the manual says to: Copy the selection to the clipboard using "Copy with reference" Choose the absolute zero (origin) of the draw...
by mlwoy
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to change dimension units
Replies: 1
Views: 2300

How to change dimension units

Qcad version 3.21.2 Operating System Windows 7 Created a drawing and went to dimension it. Dimension settings are as follows: Scale Factor 1 Format: Architectural Precision: 0'-0 1/4" Have a line which shows it's length as 2.5" in the Properties Editor When dimensioned horizontally lists out as 5' 7...
by mlwoy
Wed May 15, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: QCAD Installation and Upgrades
Topic: QCadCam Fails to load
Replies: 1
Views: 2836

QCadCam Fails to load

Am experiencing a problem trying to load Qcadcam in the windows 32 bit version. When I launch it it fails at 69%. A recent posting said to remove the Qcad installation directory, where do I find that. Qcad is also loaded and it works fine, it is only the CAM part that looks like it is failing. Versi...
by mlwoy
Wed May 15, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Setting dimention units
Replies: 0
Views: 2826

Setting dimention units

Windows version 7 QCad version 2.21.2.0 Just posted this topic an hour ago and did some more investigating. Set Drawing Units to Inches Set Dimension settings and got these different results: When set to Fractional I could only get Millimeters Set to Architectural I got feet and inches but no precis...
by mlwoy
Wed May 15, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Setting dimention units
Replies: 1
Views: 693

Setting dimention units

Operating system Windows 7 Qcad version 3.21.2.0 Built a drawing a month ago and have been modifying it for a while. Tonight I tried to dimension the drawing and the units showed up as metric. The units are set on inches however every time i draw a dimension line it shows up in millimeters. The old ...
by mlwoy
Fri May 03, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: When to renew my licence
Replies: 1
Views: 2710

When to renew my licence

I purchased both the Qcad and Qcadcam software in 2018 and for some reason do not have the purchase documents with the date of purchase to know when it is time to renew my licences. Dumb question but if I purchased the QcadCam version does it contain all of the features of the QCad version and just ...
by mlwoy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to define the length of a Polygon side
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Re: How to define the length of a Polygon side

Was not able to find a way to send a picture of the screen with the polygon and the command line. I however did two things. First I drew another polygon on the drawing with the parameters of @.75<0 and produced a polygon with a side measuring 1" not .754. Next I opened a new file and again tried to ...
by mlwoy
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to define the length of a Polygon side
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

How to define the length of a Polygon side

Operating system Windows 7 Qcad Version 3.21.2 I am having a problem setting the dimension of a polygon. First I choose "Shape" from the tool bar Next, Polygon (two points of a side) Next, I choose 6 for the number of sides Next, I click the mouse to position the point of the first side Next I hit t...
by mlwoy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Dimensioning an angle
Replies: 1
Views: 996

Re: Dimensioning an angle

Solution, turns out it was the style of font I had chosen changed it and the "?" went away and the degree symbol appeared.
by mlwoy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Dimensioning an angle
Replies: 1
Views: 996

Dimensioning an angle

Why when I try and dimension an angle does it come up with a "?" mark at the end of the angle degree ?
Windows 7
Version 3.2.1.2
by mlwoy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to draw a line a specific distance along another line.
Replies: 3
Views: 1319

Re: How to draw a line a specific distance along another line.

Thanks for the Snap Distance sequence, that was exactly what I was looking for.
by mlwoy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to draw a line a specific distance along another line.
Replies: 3
Views: 1319

How to draw a line a specific distance along another line.

Want to draw a line that starts at 3" along an existing line. What are the commands to locate the 3" point on the existing line?
Windows 7
Version 3.2.1.2

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