DraftSight – Using Aliases

DraftSight – Using Aliases

In DraftSight, you can enter commands in multiple ways.  You can use the Menu, the Toolbars or straight from the Command Line. Which method you use has a lot to do with when you first started using CAD. My own personal … Continued

DraftSight Profiles

DraftSight Profiles

It’s happened us all at one stage or another, the time arrives when you have to change your laptop or desktop PC. You make a checklist of what needs to go on your new computer: Email – check Office – … Continued

DraftSight Professional – Dimension Palette

DraftSight Professional – Dimension Palette

DraftSight Professional is full of great features that users of the free version don’t get.  One such feature is the Dimension Palette. In this blog, we will talk a little about it, how to enable it and mention a few of its features. So, … Continued

DraftSight Professional – Toolbox

DraftSight Professional – Toolbox

If you have DraftSight Professional or Enterpise, you may have noticed the Toolbox menu and wondered just what it is. Well, the Toolbox is a very powerful set of tools for that helps to simplify the design process by allowing a user … Continued

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 today’s blog will help. DraftSight Professional is available for $99.00 / €99.00 for 12 months. For that, you have access … 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