QCad 3.1 on Intel Mac OS X

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Still using QCad to view and edit Autocad DXF files. Finally upgraded from the Qt3 version, QCad 2, to the 2012 QCad 3.1 beta which makes use of Qt4.

For an overview of all new features, see the QCad blog. New functionality I am happy with, though I do miss the old plain icons, in order of importance:

  • SVG export and import;
  • reverse line direction;
  • isometric projection.

Compilation

Building QCad from the Github source is straightforward:

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QCad 2.0.5 on Intel Mac OS X

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Looking for a program to view and edit .dxf files on the Mac I stumbled upon QCad from Ribbonsoft. This allows you to view and edit Autocad DXF files.

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