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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004148FreeCADBugpublic2019-09-29 13:34
ReporterTC2019 Assigned To 
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
Product Version0.18 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0004148: Status bar displays mm unit only regardless of user setting in Preferences
DescriptionThe Status bar always displays values in mm even though the Unit in Preferences is set to inches. Having different units makes modeling harder by repeatedly doing unit conversions.

Please note that this issue was posted in the forum at the link below and it was suggested to report it in this tracker:

Steps To ReproduceThis issue is reproducible:

1). Edit --> Preferences --> Units --> User system -->Imperial decimal (in/lb)
2). Go to working space and move cursor over an object, the coordinates are in mm in Status bar instead of inches
Additional InformationOS: Windows 10
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.16117 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-18
Hash: dbb4cc6415bac848a294f03b80f65e888d531742
Python version: 3.6.6
Qt version: 5.6.2
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
Locale: English/Canada (en_CA)
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-09-27 02:28 TC2019 New Issue
2019-09-27 02:28 TC2019 Tag Attached: units
2019-09-29 13:34 openBrain Priority high => low
2019-09-29 13:34 openBrain Severity major => text
2019-09-29 13:34 openBrain Status new => acknowledged