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by John Hyslop
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: QCAD Tips and Tutorials
Topic: Open Source Nesting
Replies: 27
Views: 29473

Re: Open Source Nesting

Hi Husky I tried Deepnest it's very good..I did download it and it runs offline but it doesn't read in the DXF files or nest? It must rely on a connection to work...unless they've changed the software recently..try it with no internet connection a see.. I get this error :- " could not connect to con...
by John Hyslop
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: multiple log-in requires
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: multiple log-in requires

Hi
That happens when you are typing a longish post and you're logged out because of inactivity.. I've started writing my posts in notepad or word and cutting and pasting when ready to post.. It's very annoying.. because you loose everything you've typed..
Cheers
John
by John Hyslop
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Hatch Patterns
Replies: 55
Views: 6684

Re: Free Hatch Patterns

Hi All Just to be 100% clear on what you need to do if the hatch pattern you are using scatters because you are hatching say 100,000 x 100,000 from drawing datum.... the information I gave in previous posts to reset the X and Y origin back to X0 Y0 was wrong, I should of said set Hatch origin to obj...
by John Hyslop
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Inside Hatches, more than meets the eye
Replies: 32
Views: 4911

Re: Inside Hatches, more than meets the eye

Hi CVH I've given users the wrong information... I said to set the origin to X0Y0 on objects far from drawing datum I should of said set Hatch origin to object datum.... see screenshot example of GRAVEL Hatch Pattern.. also included is dxf file in mm's..the 2 objects were drawn 1st then the hatch pa...
by John Hyslop
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*

V2.1
BRICK-02 & GRILLE-02 Now Have
Option to Change Gap in Y
by John Hyslop
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*

Hi All
Just Tested in MINT LINUX using WINE to run, runs fast and stable, so no need for Linux Version
by John Hyslop
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *DEMO*

You're not limited to bricks, you can use the Brick-01 Tool to make Roof Tiles too..
Screenshot of 3 variants using "BHT-DEMO-V1.02" :D
Brick-02 Tool 3 variants using "BHT-DEMO-V1.04" :D
Full Version Uploaded now....Last Post
by John Hyslop
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Free Stand Alone Basic Hatch Pattern Tool *Full Version*

Hi All This is a full version "not crippled in any way" at the moment It has 5 patterns in it, my intention is to have a few tabs with basic instructions and easy to understand input with a diagram you can relate too.. Try and keep your patterns within 1inch x 1inch for imperial and 25mm x 25mm for ...
by John Hyslop
Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: QCAD Tips and Tutorials
Topic: Hatch Patterns For Beginners
Replies: 5
Views: 2600

Re: Hatch Patterns For Beginners

Hi All
Here is my Fifth tutorial on making basic hatch patterns, please read the very 1st post for important information regarding hatch patterns..

PDF of screenshot attached ;-) You can also download this pattern from here https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php? ... =45#p26581
by John Hyslop
Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Hatch Patterns
Replies: 55
Views: 6684

Re: Free Hatch Patterns

Hi All Here's my WEATHERBOARD Hatch Pattern. Files are attached in Metric & Imperial .. Manually Entered QCAD3 pattern, you can find a tutorial on how to make this hatch in my "Hatch Patterns for Beginners" Section ;-) https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=6899#p26582 Note Metric File Produ...
by John Hyslop
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Hatch Patterns
Replies: 55
Views: 6684

Re: Free Hatch Patterns

Hi All

CELTIC-03 and CELTIC-04 Hatch Patterns, in Imperial and Metric , Using AutoCAD Lisp Tool..Tested at over 500,000 from datum e_surprised
by John Hyslop
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Inside Hatches, more than meets the eye
Replies: 32
Views: 4911

Re: Inside Hatches, more than meets the eye

Hi CVH

Hatch Pattern drifting and shifting of entities seems to be a very common problem even with AutoCAD too,
they suggest also to reset the origin e_surprised


https://autocadtips1.com/2017/07/24/fix ... h-pattern/

Cheers
John
by John Hyslop
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Hatch Patterns
Replies: 55
Views: 6684

Re: Free Hatch Patterns

Hi All Just to be clear AR-CONC.PAT is not my work, but I've created an almost identical one that will display better at distances,It's completely different but it has the same aspects as original so I'm taking no credits for the design , Optimized using AutoCAD Lisp Tool.. New Pattern name AR-CONC-...
by John Hyslop
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Hatch Patterns
Replies: 55
Views: 6684

Re: Free Hatch Patterns

The previous screenshot was in Imperial... it's even worse in Metric e_surprised
by John Hyslop
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Free Hatch Patterns
Replies: 55
Views: 6684

Re: Free Hatch Patterns

Hi All Just to be clear GRAVEL.PAT is not my work, but I've optimized an almost identical one that will display better at distances, I had to replace a few lines that were at odd angles and basically apart from that it's the same..Optimized using AutoCAD Lisp Tool.. New Pattern name GRAVEL-01.PAT At...

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