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David Des
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view 2 drawings side by side

Post by David Des » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:46 pm

I am wondering if it is possible to view 2 different drawings at the same time. I cannot find a setting to make a drawing not full size in the qcad window.

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Re: view 2 drawings side by side

Post by Husky » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:21 pm

David Des wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:46 pm
I am wondering if it is possible to view 2 different drawings at the same time.
No - that isn't possible. You can load multiple drawings and switch within the tab register from one drawing to another but there are not visible at the same time.

But you can use "Viewports" to split a drawing into multiple windows but that is only for one drawing ...

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Re: view 2 drawings side by side

Post by David Des » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:47 am

I knew about viewport info but wanting to look at different drawings. Thanks anyway.

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Re: view 2 drawings side by side

Post by nicod » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:36 am

I would also love to have a way to view a second file, preferably in another window so I can view it on another monitor. I know I can open a second QCAD instance, but that messes up the 'recent documents' (and in at least one occasion my settings)

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Re: view 2 drawings side by side

Post by Camzl1 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:48 am

Just open the drawing you want and then use the Import feature to open the second drawing on the same screen. But what it sounds like you want is the ability to place the already opened tabbed drawings on different monitors by designation.
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Re: view 2 drawings side by side

Post by CVH » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:34 am

David,
did you mean something as Arrange all, Tiled, Horz., Vert., Cascade in MS office style?
As Husky stated that isn't possible.
A multi display setup is another ballgame.

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