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by elewayne
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Move command
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Move command

So, when I use move, and Ive read the instructions several times, I use the green arrow to select the whole the whole item I wish to move. then it says to select a node to click on. Any node? Some times the whole item moves and sometimes ,only the node moves ,drawing out the lines attached to it. Wh...
by elewayne
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: color lines
Replies: 1
Views: 134

color lines

How do I change the color of lines
by elewayne
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Move and copy
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Move and copy

I figured out how to move something the other day but now the Move command seems to be deactivated. It's gray and doesn't respond to commands. how do I get into it? also How do I switch to copy?
by elewayne
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: The move command
Replies: 6
Views: 830

Re: The move command

Okay, thanks, making progress. I've successfully moved things now. Still trying to find the ortho button so I can move straight across. Also, what is meant by source reference? I draw the window over the entity using left button on mouse, then hold and move the whole group to new location and click ...
by elewayne
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: The move command
Replies: 6
Views: 830

The move command

I looked in the book of course but the only instruction I came across was, move entity . Is that the only description of the move command? Maybe I'm missing something. what are the steps to grab and move a whole drawing. I want to move the side view over further away from my elevation view. I have g...
by elewayne
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Diagonal lines
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Diagonal lines

I'm running windows 10, on a fairly new Dell computer, I don't know which processor. Well within requirements. Qcad professional version, I think I drew a table console and tapered the legs and the taper lines come out with, (in real size), quarter inch lines offsetting the one above or below it,all...
by elewayne
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Diagonal lines
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Diagonal lines

Where is the ortho button located? I don't see one on my screen. Very good to have handy.
by elewayne
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Diagonal lines
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Diagonal lines

Yes, OK Pixelated, sorry. Can you get them to be a solid line? Autocad will. not sure on this program.
by elewayne
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Diagonal lines
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Diagonal lines

When I draw any diagonal line it comes out segmented. Do they always stay that way? Or is there a way to make them come out straight. I assume they print straight.right? (I'm out of ink a the moment)
by elewayne
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: QCAD Troubleshooting and Problems
Topic: Thanks and a couple of questions
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: Thanks and a couple of questions

Well shoot.I followed the steps so well laid out in your tutorial. (thanks for that). got down to #5, the box with the checks. followed your picture. checked Menu, tool bar, tool matrix. left cad tool bar open. It was checked when I got there the first time, I unchecked it. right? Pushed the OK butt...
by elewayne
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: QCAD Troubleshooting and Problems
Topic: Thanks and a couple of questions
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: Thanks and a couple of questions

thanks. I'll try to get the tool bar thing done a little later. so you have no idea why commands are not working smoothly? could it not like my keyboard or mouse? I was trying to move a drawing over on the screen, further away from another part. I selected it with the left mouse button dragging a re...
by elewayne
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Problems offsetting with distance
Replies: 6
Views: 1064

Re: Problems offsetting with distance

Thanks for the reply. when I follow the steps under view. I come to the options button. It is already checked and if I press it all the menus go away and nothing else happens. One other thing. My tool bar does not include the redo and undo buttons with the green arrows. how do I get those on the bar...
by elewayne
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: QCAD Troubleshooting and Problems
Topic: Thanks and a couple of questions
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Thanks and a couple of questions

HI Andrew. thanks for your help getting this program uploaded and getting the book readable. All working good now. I have to ask, if this program has some instability issues, though. And that said, It may be my brain with the problems. I draw furniture and cabinet plans, house remodeling sometimes, ...
by elewayne
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi, I'm wayne Evans
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Hi, I'm wayne Evans

Wayne Evans, furniture maker in Houston Texas. Been using auto cad for years but I'm retired now and cant go the cost of AC any longer. Just got this program, so I'm pretty new. Did a couple simple drawings today, Very slow trying to read the book and draw at the same time. but it seems to be a good...
by elewayne
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Problems offsetting with distance
Replies: 6
Views: 1064

Re: Problems offsetting with distance

I'm having that same problem. It seems to be when I accidentally hit something in the upper left hand corner.
It switches to the poly line mode. what am I hitting and how do I go back? Of how do I get the icon in the example to come up.

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