Custom properties persistence

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narotu
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Custom properties persistence

Post by narotu » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:04 pm

Hi,

Please I have a question, are custom properties persistent ?
Through the post : https://qcad.org/rsforum/viewtopic.php?t=2544, it wroted : "XData support is experimental and therefore disabled by default. Custom properties that are attached to an entity are persistent (that means they are saved and can be read from DXF / DWG files).
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But I use qcad 3.19 and after saving and reopening the document I don't find my custom properties attached to my entity, even with direct search in dxf file I don't find my custom properties.
(I work with enabling xdata, and I tried with qcad free and qcad pro).
Thanks in advance for your explanation.

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narotu

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andrew
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Re: Custom properties persistence

Post by andrew » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:13 am

Custom properties are only supported in QCAD Professional. And only when saving through one of the Teigha based DXF/DWG formats (default).

You can test this using the property editor. Simply select an entity and add custom properties in the property editor:
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