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Re: software to do drawings of houses, gardens, etc.




> > For example, if I want to picture a building
> > that is rectangular (from above) with one side
> > 10m and the other 5m?
> > 
> > I managed to make an approximate rectangle with
> > the "rectangle" tool but how do I bring up
> > properties so that I can assign the
> > exact values?
> > 
> > I made a search on Gmane (news.gmane.org) for
> > "librecad" but apparently no mailing list is
> > registered there. Also, on aioe (nntp.aioe.org)
> > there seems to be no Usenet group dedicated to
> > librecad. Now this speaks volumes.
> > Aren't people using it?
> > 
> 
> This was one of the reasons I decided to change to QCAD. If even choose
> to pay
> the € 33 for the Pro version. It works like a charm, has good
> documentation (I
> can recommend the official e-book that can be bought separately), and in
> many
> subtle ways is more user-friendly. My experience with their customer
> support and
> the forum is very good as well. (No I don't have shares, I am just a
> happy
> customer. ;-) )
> 
> If you think this type of software is what you need, then I would try out
> QCAD
> instead of LibreCAD. I've been subscribed to their mailing list for
> almost a
> year now and I don't think I've seen more than 3 messages on it. I might
> be
> missing things, but I am inclined to think that LibreCAD is "dead".
> 
> Grx HdV
> 


Yes. QCad will provide more forthcoming help. 
Keep in mind the command line is your friend when modifying existing
objects.