DraftSight – Purchasing Options

DraftSight – Purchasing Options

There are two different versions of DraftSight available to purchase. How do you decide which one is right for your business? Perhaps todays blog will help. DraftSight Professional is available on Annual Subscription for $99.00 / €99.00 a year. For that, … Continued

Printing in DraftSight – Part 3

Printing in DraftSight – Part 3

Printing using Viewports in Sheet Space can be a bit confusing at first. You may be thinking what is a viewport? Can I have multiple viewports in a drawing? How do I set a scale in a viewport? What is … Continued

Printing in DraftSight – Part 2

Printing in DraftSight – Part 2

New users can often find it difficult to print their drawings to scale, so in today’s blog, we are going to cover printing to scale from Model Space in DraftSight. To start with, we have a small sketch of the … Continued

Printing in DraftSight

Printing in DraftSight

Printing a drawing to scale in DraftSight can sometimes confuse new users. So, over the course of the next few blogs, we are going to do our best to simplify the whole process for you. DraftSight has two distinct working … Continued

OnlineMaps for DraftSight Plugin

OnlineMaps for DraftSight Plugin

In last weeks blog, we spoke about the PDF Import plugin for DraftSight Professional.  This week, we are going to talk about another plugin, the OnlineMaps for DraftSight plugin. So, what does OnlineMaps for DraftSight do? Well simply put, it allows you … Continued

DraftSight 2017 SP1 Release

DraftSight 2017 SP1 Release

DraftSight 2017 SP1 is now available for download. This update contains improvements and fixes to some features within DraftSight (listed below), and also incorporates the Critical Hotfix we spoke about last week. Please note, if you have already installed the hotfix for a … Continued

DraftSight Professional 2017 and Centerlines

DraftSight Professional 2017 and Centerlines

If you’ve ever done any P&ID, HVAC or Water Services CAD work, you’ll know the importance of Centerlines. You’ll also know just how annoying they can be to create. It can take an age to correctly position Centerlines and make sure that … Continued

DraftSight Critical Hotfix

DraftSight Critical Hotfix

Due to an Expired Certificate, all supported Windows versions of DraftSight released from 2012 to 2017 SP0 (both 32bit and 64bit) will not launch and/or will stop running as of March 1st, 2017. A list of the affected products is … Continued

DraftSight Professional 2017 and AutoComplete

DraftSight Professional 2017 and AutoComplete

Auto-Complete… How many times have you looked at a drawing and just wished it would finish itself? If you are anything like me, I would imagine it’s countless times! The new AutoComplete function in DraftSight Professional 2017 won’t do your … Continued