Bug report #16574
DXF export always changes colors to nearest Indexed color
|Affected QGIS version:||2.18.4||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Windows 10||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:||end of life|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||24476|
I'm trying to export to DXF keeping the colors assigned to layer styles.
The problem is the exported DXF uses the nearest AutoCAD indexed color, i.e. a RGB value 200,221,240 gets translated in Color 254, which is RGB 214,214,214.
Looking at the qgsdxfexport.ccp (https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/blob/25ed76b86e290df4330654be77aa3013d065aafd/src/core/dxf/qgsdxfexport.cpp#L450-L477) it seems that there's a way to keep the true color, but writeGroup never reaches that part... or am I looking at the wrong part of code?
#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 2 years ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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