koosjr wrote:1. Memory management could be improved a lot. I now work on projects with very large DXF files and above about 10 MB, QCAD fails to open the files. Sammler files does open, but it takes a lot of time.
koosjr wrote:2. The drawing area can be increased a lot by having the option to use the Layer and Block boxes as drop-down boxes in the top toolbar. This is a must on small screens like laptops - we do use them on site!
koosjr wrote:3. Are there perhaps a 64-bit version in the pipeline?
koosjr wrote:1. The PDF export does not work good when the drawing gets a little big. with drawings smaller than 2 MB I generally don't have problems.
koosjr wrote:1. Is there ANY chance that QCAD can be made to use ACAD DWG formats - 2000, 2004 and 2007 are more than good enough. I am willing to pay 10 times more for QCAD if this can be done! I absolutely HATE ACAD for the pathetically clumsy UI, but unfortunately it is one of the most used programs and a problem that we often have.
koosjr wrote:2. The new packages also use Sheets. Is this difficult to add?
koosjr wrote:3. Support fro true-type fonts? I often get text outputs that are a lot different on QCAD than on other packages. The fonts are often much wider and this is a problem in title blocks.
andrew wrote:Can you please be more specific about this? Is there problem with the generated PDFs of with PDF generation in general?
andrew wrote:QCad 3 will use the OpenDesign libraries to offer improved DXF support and optionally also DWG support.
andrew wrote:I'd have to look into that. Not sure what sheets are.
andrew wrote:Not sure if TTF will make it into QCad 3. TTF support is certainly on the list of future features.
rdohmeier wrote:The way I do the same thing in Qcad is to create separate drawings, with different dimension and text sizes. Then I have to explode the dimensions. I then "Import" each drawing onto one blank drawing with a title block drawn at a scale of 1:1, scaling each block separately so that they are correctly proportioned on the sheet, and print the sheet at 1:1.
It is a bit of a nightmare and hokey and the regeneration time with all of the blocks assembled on one sheet is a problem in Qcad.
rdohmeier wrote:How to insert drawings? There is no menu "import".
The way that I know is: copy and paste or save it in the library of objects and to insert the object.
Yes, I create blocks. Either I create the block and then copy and paste the drawing into the empty block, or I set my library path to the folder with the drawings and add the block that way.
Is there a way to select all the dimensions at the same time?
The only way I know is to have all the dimensions on one layer, and select layer.
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