Solidworks World 2018 – Day 2 Part 2

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 2 Part 2

So, what happened today at SOLIDWORKS World 2018? Well, the General Session we had Boom Supersonic tell us about their plans to produce the world’s first commercially viable supersonic aircraft. They reckon that a flight from London to New York … Continued

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 2 Part 1

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 2 Part 1

It’s Tuesday here at Solidworks World 2018, what have we got lined up for today? Well, at 8:30am to 10:00am, we have the General Session taking place over in South Hall K.  Yesterdays General Session was excellent, so we have … Continued

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 1 Part 2

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 1 Part 2

As always, there are some pretty amazing pieces of tech at Solidworks World. I stopped by the Contour stand and they told me about their RollerMouse.  Now, when I started CAD all those years ago, every mouse had a roller-ball … Continued

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 1

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 1

It’s February, so that can only mean one thing, it’s Solidworks World 2018 time!  Are you attending? If so, drop by the Dassault Systèmes pavilion and say hello to the DraftSight team.  We would love to meet with you. So, what’s … Continued

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 6

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 6

Today, both of the new features we are going to talk about in DraftSight Professional 2018 deal with Dimensions. The first of these new features is Re-position Dimensions. Previously in DraftSight, the user had to select the dimension they wanted … Continued

DraftSight 2018 for $99.00

DraftSight 2018 for $99.00

It’s coming to the end of the year and that means the “DraftSight Professional 2018 for $99.00” is also coming to an end. To be more precise, it finishes on December 31st 2017 so time is running out to avail … Continued

Creating a Snowflake in DraftSight

Creating a Snowflake in DraftSight

Considering the time of year it is, I thought we should have a seasonal blog.  Today we’re going to draw a snowflake in DraftSight. To the experienced CAD user, this will seem a very simple affair, but for users with less … Continued

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 5

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 5

Today’s blog deals with new functionality within the G Code feature in DraftSight Professional 2018. Not all DraftSight users will be aware of what G-Code is. Basically, the DraftSight G-Code Generator lets you convert drawing data to G-code so that … Continued

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 4

DraftSight 2018 – New Features 4

This weeks blog is going to deal with two new Block features.  They are Removing Attributes from a Block and Redefining the Base Point of a Block.  Both features are new to DraftSight Professional 2018 and are easy to use. In … Continued

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