## Entering of relativ coordinates

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Harry
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### Entering of relativ coordinates

Hey there,

At first, sorry for my bad english, but i'm a german guy.

I'm new here and i'm just megrateing after 10 years from Turbo CAD to QCAD.

I'm thinking that it's was a good choice to megrate!

But one thing disturbs me.
For entering coordinates in Turbo CAD, i've only to klick in the field vor the X-Coordinate, entering a decimal value, pusch the <Tab> key, entering the next decimal value for the Y-Cordinate and push the <Enter> Key.

There was no reason to enter a prefix like @ or # ,for declaring the coordinates as relativ because it was possible to choice the use of relativ coordinates general.

I tink that it's will be verry fine, if you can add the support for generaly us of relativ coordinates like in Turbo CAD, or, alternativ the fallowing solution...
if you could b add # and < for choice as relative indicator for kertesisch AND polar system, AND for choice as separator for both systems!

So it's will be possible to enter simply:
<100,5<45,0
<100.5<45.0
#100,5#45,0
#100.5#45.0

So it'possible that one finger of the left hand still stays over the '<' or '#' key, and th right hand is entering the coordinate with the num block.

This will be much more ergonomical then the actuel solution.

if this where possible, i would be choice <100,5<45,0 because the left hand stays at the left side of the keyboard, the right hand at the right side and the collon is at the num block allways too.

Harry
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Joined: Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:44 am

### Re: Entering of relativ coordinates

I have found an acceptable workaround for me.

I just have changed the entry

[Input]
DecimalPoint=","
CartesianCoordinateSeparator=";"
PolarCoordinateSeparator=<
RelativeCoordinatePrefix=#