QCAD Bugtracker

  • Status Closed
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  • Task Type Bug Report
  • Category QCAD (main)
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  • Operating System Ubuntu Linux
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version 3.4.2
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Opened by Stijn Verholen - 17.11.2013
Last edited by Andrew - 03.12.2013

FS#971 - Dimension properties: text position not saved

When reopening a dxf that had the dimension text aligned differently than the default, the text position has the same X position for vertical dimensions and the same Y position for horizontal dimensions as the dimension line. In other words, changes to the text position are not saved or loaded when reopening a file.

For example:
1) Create the drawing and take a dimension measurement
Dimension Line on (X, Y): (110, 1680)
Text Position changed to (X, Y): (100, 1255)

2) Save file, close it and reopen it
Dimension Line on (X, Y): (110, 1680)
Text Position on (X, Y): (110, 1255)

The text height (in drawing preferences) is set to 15 and page printing scale is 1:5 (if it matters).

QCAD Professional on Ubuntu 13.04. See the attached file for the program specs.

Not really a major bug, but quite irritating none the less. :)

Closed by  Andrew
03.12.2013 10:21
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Husky commented on 17.11.2013 19:07


could this be a workaround for you? Yes - it isn't a solution but a workaround .... ;-)


Stijn Verholen commented on 17.11.2013 20:29

Hello Husky,

Well I can certainly live with that workaround :)
Thank you very much.

For the audience: the gist of the workaround is:
1) select all dimensions
2) enter the command: dimregen

Thanks again, Husky !

To the developers: this problem doesn't occur straight away. My dimensions are in a separate layer. Instinctively, I think the problem started after I added another layer after the dimensions layer.
I'll test it out in the next couple of days and report here.


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