Every design requires changes as it evolves; the modification commands provide ways to manipulate and create new entities to realize every type of drawing. Mirror Copy Rotate, and move entities Explode blocks Delete Stretch Power trim unwanted entities
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Dimensioning is a vital part of most designs; adding dimensions help realize a clear design description and evident construction interpretation. Apply linear dimensions Adjust drafting styles Create and use bounding boxes Use Smart Dimensions and widgets Use pallets to modify dimensions
DraftSight can generate prints for printers or plotters. A print can scale to accommodate the current paper size or to fit a defined window. Employ configurations to customize print treatment of layers by name or color to meet the most exacting requirements. Generate print previews. Import and apply a print configuration. Create a new print configuration. Carry out a quick print. Manually set up a print. Modify and use a print style
DraftSight design tools and features are employed daily to create and adjust any drawing. Set drafting options Draw lines, circles, rectangles and polygons Copy and pattern entities Fillet and chamfer edges Load line styles Modify entity properties
Groups of entities can act as a single named block object. Blocks are ideal for repeat content, such as standard symbols or common drawing components. DraftSight also allows the use of Dynamic blocks. Define a block from entities Paste copied entities as a block Insert Blocks Edit Components Change block Base Point Define block attributes Create a multiline attribute Edit Attribute Data