Spell Checking in DraftSight 2018

Spell Checking in DraftSight 2018

One of my pet hates when checking drawings is spotting spelling mistakes. If like me, you type at a frantic rate, you probably make quite a few of them! So, what can you do about it?  Well the first option … 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 2

Solidworks World 2018 – Day 3 Part 2

Wow, what a start to the morning. The final General Session of SOLIDWORKS World 2018 was outstanding! We started with Mike Pucket telling us that “In 2017, someone somewhere in the world took a @SOLIDWORKS exam every 3 minutes” That’s a … 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

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