Recording Macros in DraftSight

Recording Macros in DraftSight

There are two pieces of software synonymous with the engineering world.  The first, obviously, is CAD. The second is the spreadsheet.  It doesn’t really matter which spreadsheet you use, most, if not all allow you to use Macros. Most users out … Continued

Drawing Recovery Tool

Drawing Recovery Tool

Have you ever seen this pop up before? Unfortunately I have. It happens, from time to time, that a DWG file you urgently need will not open.  It has become corrupted somehow.  Now, I know you all have backups of … Continued

Simple License Options…

Simple License Options…

Buying a CAD package shouldn’t involve tearing your hair out trying to understand which package you need and what price it is going to cost you this year.  It should be a simple affair, or at least we here at … Continued

Headboard Project Part 1

Headboard Project Part 1

In today’s blog, I’m starting a new project and will use DraftSight to design a piece of furniture.  It’s not what I would normally use DraftSight for, but it’s a very versatile CAD program and will handle with ease all … Continued

Printing to PDF

Printing to PDF

A user posted a query on the blog about getting a third party to print his drawings to scale, even if they are not familiar with DraftSight.  I’m happy to say that the solution to this is quite simple and … Continued

How I Saved €250 Using DraftSight!

How I Saved €250 Using DraftSight!

In previous blogs, I wrote about converting a JPG file I had of my house layout, into a DraftSight file that I could edit.  Over the Christmas and New Year period, that drawing came in very handy as I had … Continued

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 3 Part 1

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 3 Part 1

Well, it’s the last day of SOLIDWORKS World 2018.  But just because it is the last day and we were all out partying last night over at LA Live, that doesn’t mean we are winding down, oh no, no chance … Continued

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