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by Andreas_FI
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Some questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: Some questions

Hi! This feature would also help me in my workflow. I was looking for a way to more efficiently toggle visibility of specific layers and quickly switch between layers. My use cases: - quickly toggle visibility of a layer containing a scanned picture of a building floorplan (that was only available o...
by Andreas_FI
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Export custom properties
Replies: 1
Views: 409

Export custom properties

Hi, Is there a simple way to export a list of custom properties to csv or similar? I am not a very experience qcad user and trying to figure out a way to create a list of items (e.g. parts, BoM, bill of material etc.) from the objects/blocks in my canvas. Would need this this for planning and docume...
by Andreas_FI
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Modify simple polyline rectangles
Replies: 9
Views: 3291

Re: Modify simple polyline rectangles

Hi Andreas, I would definitely suggest the QCAD book, it will instill the underlying principles for 2D cad drafting and the correct methods for most likely all of your drafting needs for many years to come. What are you using QCAD for? Many thanks Clive Hi Clive, thanks for your advice. I actually ...
by Andreas_FI
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Modify simple polyline rectangles
Replies: 9
Views: 3291

Re: Modify simple polyline rectangles

If you have a desired target point you could use Stretch too. Or you could simply pick the vertex and place it where you want it and resticted Horz. or Vert. too. Thanks for this tip. Need to study these alternative workflows as well. Currently I am not familiar with these tools and functions. Lear...
by Andreas_FI
Mon May 14, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to create text counting up
Replies: 2
Views: 1391

Re: How to create text counting up

Thanks Andrew. That would do the trick. At leasts it is more efficient than my current workflow. Thanks!
by Andreas_FI
Thu May 03, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: How to create text counting up
Replies: 2
Views: 1391

How to create text counting up

Hi, What would be the easiest way to create a list of text, names or labels that is counting up including a prefix or suffix? This is a workflow I use quite often in my work when creating e.g. inputs labels from 1-32 (see example drawing attached). Currently copy the text (in my example 32 times usi...
by Andreas_FI
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: QCAD viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 2375

Re: QCAD viewer

Hi Andreas, Who knows about a viewer app for macOS, Windows and Linux (or even iOS and Android) that could open and view QCAD produced files (.dwg or .dxf)? You want a viewer called 'Teigha' produced by the 'Open Drawing Alliance'. Google 'Teigha Fie Viewer'. The page only mentions DWG and DGN file...
by Andreas_FI
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: QCAD viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 2375

Re: QCAD viewer

Rantanplan7 wrote:Although this is already a couple of weeks old. The free picture viewer irfanview can do this (dwg and dxf files) with the plugin BabaCAD4Image.
Thanks for the hint! I understood that this software only work on Windows.
by Andreas_FI
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Modify simple polyline rectangles
Replies: 9
Views: 3291

Re: Modify simple polyline rectangles

Wow, thanks Husky and Andrew for you comprehensive and valuable comments. This really helps me to understand the concept and differences of QCAD (or CAD) compared to solutions I have used in the past. Thanks for your support and help!

Andreas
by Andreas_FI
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Modify simple polyline rectangles
Replies: 9
Views: 3291

Modify simple polyline rectangles

Hi, I am new to QCAD (and CAD drawing). Trying to figure out the easiest and smartest way to change the size of a simple rectangle polyline. In my previous drawing experience I could modify hight and width of any polyline in the inspector. However in QCAD "Property Editor" changes are not possible. ...
by Andreas_FI
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: QCAD viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 2375

QCAD viewer

Hi, I am quit new QCAD and would like to find a simple, free and easy to use solution to view QCAD files. Who knows about a viewer app for macOS, Windows and Linux (or even iOS and Android) that could open and view QCAD produced files (.dwg or .dxf)? Of course I could use the free versio of QCAD or ...

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