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Downloads:

15,432

Downloads of v 3.25.0:

172

Last Update:

30 Aug 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • RibbonSoft
  • GmbH

Tags:

qcad cad 2d drawing drafting trial-ware

QCAD Professional (Trial)

This is not the latest version of QCAD Professional (Trial) available.

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3.25.0 | Updated: 30 Aug 2020

Downloads:

15,432

Downloads of v 3.25.0:

172

Software Author(s):

  • RibbonSoft
  • GmbH

QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.25.0

This is not the latest version of QCAD Professional (Trial) available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install QCAD Professional (Trial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade QCAD Professional (Trial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall QCAD Professional (Trial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade qcad -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.25.0'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade qcad -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.25.0'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install qcad
  win_chocolatey:
    name: qcad
    version: '3.25.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'qcad' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.25.0'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller qcad
{
    Name     = "qcad"
    Version  = "3.25.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'qcad':
  ensure   => '3.25.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 30 Aug 2020.

Description

QCAD is a free, open source application for computer aided drafting (CAD) in two dimensions (2D). With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams.

QCAD was designed with modularity, extensibility and portability in mind. But what people notice most often about QCAD is its intuitive user interface. QCAD is an easy to use but powerful 2D CAD system for everyone. You don't need any CAD experience to get started with QCAD immediately.

Main Features:

  • Layers
  • Blocks (grouping)
  • 35 CAD fonts included
  • Support for TrueType fonts
  • Various Metrical and Imperial units
  • DXF and DWG input and output
  • Printing to scale
  • Printing on multiple pages
  • Over 40 construction tools
  • Over 20 modification tools
  • Construction and modification of points, lines, arcs, circles, ellipses, splines, polylines, texts, dimensions, hatches, fills, raster images
  • Various powerful entity selection tools
  • Object snaps
  • Measuring tools
  • Part library with over 4800 CAD parts
  • Very complete and extremely powerful ECMAScript scripting interface

A complete list of features is here

Trial-ware

This package is for the open source QCAD, bundled with a free trial of QCAD Professional. The trial runs 15min at a time and can then be restarted. You can order QCAD Professional from the Online Shop. Alternatively, you can choose to remove the trial and use the reduced free QCAD Community Edition instead.

Use the -params switch argument of /CommunityEdition to remove the commercial plugins and leave a fully GPLv3-compliant install.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'qcad'
$url32 = 'https://www.qcad.org/archives/qcad/qcad-3.25.0-trial-win32-installer.msi'
$url64 = 'https://www.qcad.org/archives/qcad/qcad-3.25.0-trial-win64-installer.msi'
$checkSum32 = 'fdb18ff0ad61da15becbc8fdd5d6a16d87ead112fc6c2bd8ca093a434917fba8'
$checkSum64 = '9701ea9a1be14d977ad8704604637ced331866dfd762835266cdb2774734f857'

$InstallArgs = @{
   packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
   installerType = 'msi'
   url = $url32
   url64bit = $url64
   Checksum = $checkSum32
   Checksum64 = $checkSum64
   ChecksumType = 'sha256'
   silentArgs = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($env:ChocolateyPackageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`" ALLUSERS=1"
   validExitCodes = @(0)
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @InstallArgs

$UserArguments = Get-PackageParameters

if ($UserArguments['CommunityEdition']) {
   # QCAD is GPLv3, but the binary download comes burdened with with a couple commercial trial plugins.
   # Removing a few files eliminates the proprietary pieces.
   $TrialFiles = 'qcaddwg.dll','qcadopengl3d','qcadpolygon.dll','qcadproscripts.dll','qcadtriangulation.dll'

   foreach ($file in $TrialFiles) {
      if (test-path (Join-Path $env:ProgramFiles "QCAD\plugins\$file")) {
         Remove-Item (Join-Path $env:ProgramFiles "QCAD\plugins\$file") -Force
      }
   }
}


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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.27.9 218 Saturday, February 18, 2023 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.27.8 596 Saturday, October 15, 2022 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.27.6 457 Saturday, May 28, 2022 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.27.5 135 Saturday, May 14, 2022 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.27.3 151 Monday, May 2, 2022 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.27.1 515 Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.26.4 613 Saturday, June 12, 2021 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.26.3 256 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.26.2 1934 Monday, April 19, 2021 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.26.0 268 Sunday, March 7, 2021 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.25.2 518 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.25.0 172 Sunday, August 30, 2020 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.24.3 950 Saturday, March 21, 2020 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.24.2 278 Saturday, January 18, 2020 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.24.0 234 Saturday, December 28, 2019 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.23.0 1598 Saturday, July 20, 2019 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.22.1 235 Sunday, June 9, 2019 Approved
QCAD Professional (Trial) 3.22.0.20190322 240 Saturday, March 23, 2019 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.22.0 258 Saturday, March 16, 2019 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.21.3 422 Thursday, October 4, 2018 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.21.2 337 Friday, August 3, 2018 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.20.1 429 Friday, April 13, 2018 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.19.2 447 Friday, December 22, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.19.1 425 Friday, December 1, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.18.1 439 Thursday, October 5, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.17.3 414 Saturday, August 12, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.17.1 440 Friday, June 2, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.16.7 401 Friday, March 24, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD - Community Edition 3.16.4 452 Thursday, February 2, 2017 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD 3.15.4 470 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Approved
QCAD - 2D CAD 3.14.3 403 Thursday, May 12, 2016 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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