DraftSight 2018 – New Features 3

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 3

For the next few weeks in this blog, we’re going to carry on with introducing the new features in DraftSight Professional 2018. This week, we will talk about the new Quick Input Methods and Curved Text functionality. In previous releases … Continued

DraftSight Professional 2018 and PDF Import

DraftSight Professional 2018 and PDF Import

In a previous blog, I wrote about DraftSight and the PDF Underlay function, what it was and how to use it. This blog continues on from there and talks about the PDF Import Plugin for DraftSight Professional 2018. The PDF Import … Continued

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 2

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 2

In this weeks blog, we’re going to continue on explaining some of the new features in DraftSight Professional 2018. As we all know, in previous versions of DraftSight, if you used the Copy and Paste commands, your entities were pasted … Continued

DraftSight 2018 – New Features

DraftSight 2018 – New Features

I mentioned a range of new features in DraftSight 2018 in last weeks blog.  This week, and for the coming weeks, I’m going to go into a bit of detail on these features and explain how they work. First up … Continued

Pumpkin Project

Pumpkin Project

You might not be aware of it, but Halloween as we know it, started life a long time ago as the old Irish festival of Samhain. So, given the fact that I’m Irish, I thought I’d create a stencil for a … Continued

DraftSight 2018 Launches

DraftSight 2018 Launches

DraftSight 2018 was released this week and is now available for download from DraftSight.com  We’re very excited by the new features in this latest release of DraftSight and we think you will be too! So, just what are these new … Continued

House Project – Part 3

House Project – Part 3

We left our house project last week looking a little bare… So, over the last few days, I’ve created some layers and fine tuned the locations of the windows and doors. Most importantly, I mirrored the base-plan. Why? I hear … Continued

House Project – Part 2

House Project – Part 2

At the end of my last blog, we had left the house project looking like this. Just a lot of lines, looking like a badly laid out grid! Thanks to the power of the Trim and Offset commands and some … Continued

House Project

House Project

I’m getting some work done in my house over the next few months and thought that having a set of layout plans would make life easy.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have a set, but I did have a JPG image that … Continued

Imperial to Decimal

Imperial to Decimal

From time to time, I come across drawings in the Imperial System.  Generally, these are on older projects or projects where I’ve collaborated with overseas design team members.  All my work is done in the Decimal System, so how do … Continued