Auto-orientation

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louis
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Auto-orientation

Post by louis » Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:43 pm

Hello,
I would like to know if we can make an auto-orientation from a dwg file to pdf file.
With command line, I used --auto-orientation, but the orientation was the same. The drawing is inclined and I would like it to be straight.

If anyone has the answer I would be thankful

Debian 10
QCAD version 3.22.1

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andrew
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Re: Auto-orientation

Post by andrew » Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:53 pm

"Auto orientation" refers to the paper orientation (landscape for drawings that are wider than tall, portrait otherwise). The drawing is not rotated or changed in any way by this option.

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Re: Auto-orientation

Post by louis » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:06 am

Ok thanks for your answer, so there is no option to do this ?

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Re: Auto-orientation

Post by andrew » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:27 am

No, there's no option to rotate or otherwise change the drawing in dwg2pdf.

If it's an option to do it manually, you could create a layout block with a viewport that displays the rotated drawing (angle 119.534361, scale 0.005):
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This way you don't have to change the drawing and you can still display / print / export it straight.

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Re: Auto-orientation

Post by louis » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:33 am

OK thanks !

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