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The free version for the Mac, which I downloaded today, won't allow me to save my files. It says that it saving is not a feature included in the version and that a license is required!

Incorrect work of Merge function

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If databaseunits of Layouteditor is not equal standard units (nm, um, mm, cm ...) and lengh of figure edge is not a multiple of 2 steps of the grid then Merge function work incorrect. Example before and after the merger of the figures can be seen in the screenshot. In example databaseunits=0.15e-6

Response: The merge result does not depend on the database units value, but on the scale in database units of the merged shapes. The shown effect is a result of intended snapping within the merge function. In the first step of a merge any intersection is calculated. Calculated intersections are joined within a margin of 3 database units. This is required due to possible rounding error during the intersection calculation. So shapes to be merged should have no dimension lower than 3 database units.

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BugReport (last edited 2017-06-16 00:23:03 by 2602:306:3485:f8c0:9d50:b0c3:a6a4:ae2b)