Setting Offset Distance - How?

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Setting Offset Distance - How?

Post by HappyShat » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:49 pm

I can't find the options toolbar to set the offset distance.

Trying to follow instructions on page 109 of QCAD Book - they show how to create a polyline offset.

Draw --> Polyline --> Offset

Although I can create a polyline offset I'm stuck with whatever the default distance there is - I do not see any place to enter an offset value. According to the instructions on page 110 - I need to locate this options toolbar - but I just don't see it or don't know where it is.

Any help appreciated.

macOS High Sierra (Ver. 10.13.6)
QCAD Professional Ver. (3.22.1)

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Re: Setting Offset Distance - How?

Post by Husky » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:15 pm


the option bar should be visible AFTER a tool is launched with option capability. The bar pops up above the drawing area like ...

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If you can't see the option bar at all please make first sure the option bar is activated below ...

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