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by Matt_A
Tue Aug 02, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: WildTools Pallet hiccup
Replies: 18
Views: 4579

Re: WildTools Pallet hiccup

Thank you Alfred, glad to see Bozo is back in time-out now that there's a new updater available.
by Matt_A
Mon Aug 01, 2022 4:50 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: WildTools Pallet hiccup
Replies: 18
Views: 4579

Re: WildTools Pallet hiccup

the tool when Bozo is activated, places the exact object you want, then it places a wiggly enhanced bozo version right on top of it. If you're pressed for time, sometimes the easiest thing to do is simply delete the bozo object. This type of programming is called Bozo No No, I believe.
by Matt_A
Fri May 20, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: I wish O wish PowerCadd would....
Replies: 11
Views: 3051

Re: I wish O wish PowerCadd would....

...autosave in the background...
by Matt_A
Tue May 10, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Well Duh moments
Replies: 15
Views: 5194

Re: Well Duh moments

Counterpoint: Doing as-built surveys for building construction, it's my practice to disregard any dimensional information smaller than one full inch. I do enjoy the input luxuries that PowerCADD affords us, just as you do, Greg, it is a tremendous tool. When I got my first laser distance measurer I ...
by Matt_A
Wed May 04, 2022 2:21 pm
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Well Duh moments
Replies: 15
Views: 5194

Re: Well Duh moments

As a general rule, for some reason it seems people draw using the measurement system that was used to manufacture the components being depicted.

We all agree that some manufacturers use sensible units, others use an arbitrary and irrational system.
by Matt_A
Mon May 02, 2022 5:53 am
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Well Duh moments
Replies: 15
Views: 5194

Re: Well Duh moments

my question is which is funnier, decimal inches or decimal feet? Is a decimal yard three times as funny as a decimal foot?: What about decimal miles?:

seriously: decimal Acres? a tenth of an acre is 4356 square feet;. how many square meters is that? or furlongs.
by Matt_A
Sun May 01, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Well Duh moments
Replies: 15
Views: 5194

Re: Well Duh moments

to assess your suggestion I changed my display to X.XXXXXXXXXXXX units (12 places) I placed a rectangle 653" wide and then used the edit field to divide by 2.54 The rectangle became 257.086614173228" wide. Then I place a rectangle and in the edit field I entered 653cm. Then I checked the width of th...
by Matt_A
Fri Apr 29, 2022 11:54 pm
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Well Duh moments
Replies: 15
Views: 5194

Re: Well Duh moments

exactly. that's what I'm doing.

at some point the nudge window lost the ability to do math inside itself, sadly.
by Matt_A
Fri Apr 29, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Well Duh moments
Replies: 15
Views: 5194

Well Duh moments

now and then I run into a client who provides me with dimensional information using metric units. My habit has been to use the convert function in the desktop calculator and then draw in PowerCADD using imperial units. So last night I had one of those well duhhhh moments. Say the guy has a table tha...
by Matt_A
Sat Mar 26, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Select Special—all
Replies: 2
Views: 2202

Re: Select Special—all

Have you tried instead using the Selection Filter? If you enlarge the windoid via the handle at the lower right you will discover "All" and "None" buttons that toggle the selection criteria list.