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by Clive
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Friday Humour
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Friday Humour

Goodness me, the last Friday humour joke I posted was on April 25th 2014, almost 4 years ago, how time really does fly past!

Anyways here's the joke.

'If a cowboy rides into town on Friday and three days later leaves on Friday, how does he do it?


Answer - The horse's name is Friday! :wink:
by Clive
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Tracing vintage model glider plans - curved elements
Replies: 3
Views: 54

Re: Tracing vintage model glider plans - curved elements

Robert,
Changing the line thickness will definitely help, after a while I became quite proficient with tracing to point where I could produce drafting for production output.
by Clive
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Tracing vintage model glider plans - curved elements
Replies: 3
Views: 54

Re: Tracing vintage model glider plans - curved elements

Hello Robert, For me what I do is set up a new dedicated layer called 'Trace' with a colour of Red and an appropriate line weight, then I use all the drawing tools available to trace over. In particular for curved drafting I use the spline tool with the various snap options and also with a free snap...
by Clive
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: QCAD Suggestions and Feedback
Topic: Insert table tool for QCAD
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Insert table tool for QCAD

I have added a feature request for a dedicated table tool for QCAD, a tool to insert tables for cutting lists or bill of materials and so on. Do others think this is a good idea? You can find the feature request here: http://www.qcad.org/bugtracker/index.php?do=details&task_id=1721 Many thanks C...
by Clive
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: creating a shortcut in Linux Mint for qcad
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: creating a shortcut in Linux Mint for qcad

Right-click the menu button, and choose "Edit Applications". This will open the KDE Menu Editor, where you can add custom entries to the menu. Highlight the category where you want to add a shortcut and click "New Item". Give it the name you want, the on the next screen you will ...
by Clive
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: QCAD 'Script Add-On & Plug-in challenge' - Work in Progress
Topic: Landscape Design Library
Replies: 3
Views: 9525

Re: Landscape Design Library

Try these:

Trees & Plants.zip
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by Clive
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: User Template Border HOwTo
Replies: 23
Views: 1124

Re: User Template Border HOwTo

If your 1:1 drawings are not so big in real life then of course you could fit them into a bespoke size border as you say, but imagine you are drawing an Areoplane, then in this case it wouldn't work so scaling down and fitting into a common size border would be the way to go. If you are the only one...
by Clive
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Hatching
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Re: Hatching

Essentially you would use this tool to select entities to form a boundary to hatch within, the boundary needs to be closed without any gaps at all.
by Clive
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: User Template Border HOwTo
Replies: 23
Views: 1124

Re: User Template Border HOwTo

Well done for working things out. What you actually did was entirely correct, in that, you always draft up in real 1:1 scale, then scale the drawings appropriately to the border size you need to work with. Commonly scales would be 1:1, 1:2, 1:5, 1:10, 1:20, 1:50, 1:100 and so on- of course you could...
by Clive
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: QCAD Troubleshooting and Problems
Topic: Draw order problem with blocks/library/hatches
Replies: 15
Views: 946

Re: Draw order problem with blocks/library/hatches

Sugar?

Sorry, couldn't resist :wink:
by Clive
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Hatching
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Re: Hatching

Hi Louise,

Nice drafting work.

Try the 'Hatch from segments' tool instead!

Regards

Clive
by Clive
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: QCAD Suggestions and Feedback
Topic: Added layer options - thankyou
Replies: 0
Views: 1426

Added layer options - thankyou

Thankyou very much for the additionally added layer options:

Snappable and Plottable, very useful indeed :wink:
by Clive
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 704

Merry Christmas 2017

To all QCAD forum members and visitors,

May you all have a very happy festive time for 2017 and a fantastic and rewarding new year ahead for 2018.

Best regards

Clive
by Clive
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: [solved] Correct way to make this Arc
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: [solved] Correct way to make this Arc

Thanks Slyde.

Try these when you have time.

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by Clive
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: QCAD 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: [solved] Correct way to make this Arc
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: Correct way to make this Arc

2 Tangents and Radius

Always look and work with all the geometry information given, in this case circles.

Run the tool and choose the correct circle you need, then break out/trim to suit.

2 Tangents and Radius.jpg
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