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by WCraig
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: [Solved] DXF import -- thick lines
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Re: [Solved] DXF import -- thick lines

Thank you very much. It appears this is related to an Imperial v. metric assumption, no? The scaling factor of (3/0.12) is 25 which is suspiciously close to the number of millimetres in an inch (25.4). Could it be possible to have a setting for importing DXF files that controls the default scale and...
by WCraig
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: [Solved] DXF import -- thick lines
Replies: 4
Views: 719

[Solved] DXF import -- thick lines

Hi: I get this when I import a DXF: CADintosh screen grab 2019Oct18.jpg It should look like: Holescreek Logan Lathe Ball Turner Full 040206 resized.jpg The source DXF is at: http://www.lepton.com/metal/ball_turner.html Is the source DXF deficient or is there something to tweak in CADintosh to get a ...
by WCraig
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: [Solved] Hatching or other fills
Replies: 1
Views: 578

[Solved] Hatching or other fills

Hi: I can't seem to figure out how to control hatching or other fills properly. Say I'm drawing a simple rod that is threaded on either end and has an unthreaded section in the middle. I drew the outline of the threaded rod with a polyline and then added lines to delineate the threaded and unthreade...
by WCraig
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: [Solved] Text box -- text size
Replies: 2
Views: 773

[Solved] Text box -- text size

Hi: I don't understand the text box "Size: ___ inch". Through trial and error, I've found I need to set it to a very small value (like 0.004) or the text in the box is so large that it is positioned too far down in the text box to be visible. My unit of measure is decimal inches and the scale is 1:2...
by WCraig
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pre-drawn symbols
Replies: 3
Views: 1598

Pre-drawn symbols

Hi: I'm testing out CADintosh; long time GrapicConverter user! I have become interested in hobby metalworking and have a small metal lathe. I want to be able to draw out parts with dimensions before I start cutting metal. I'm self-taught and have rudimentary experience with CAD. I used to use a prog...