DraftSight 8.1.398

A no-cost, easy-to-use 2D CAD product that is available for Windows®, Mac® and Linux®. Users can create, edit and view DWG files with DraftSight. DraftSight Features DraftSight™ was built with CAD users in mind and includes: User Environment & Features

  • Cartesian coordinate system

  • Command line input

  • Traditional toolbars and menus

  • Wheel-mouse pan & zoom

  • Blocks & reference files

  • Layers & layer manager

  • Polygonal ViewPorts

  • ViewPort locking

  • Freeze, lock or turn off layers per ViewPort

  • Background masks for notes

  • Property manager

  • View proxy objects

  • Dynamic pan & zoom

  • Command aliases

  • Menu files

  • CTB and STB print style tables

  • SHX and TTF fonts

  • LineStyle files

  • Hatch pattern files

  • Templates


  • Read and write support for DWG/DXF files*

  • Save DWG/DXF files back to previous versions*

  • Create binary or ASCII DXF files*

  • Attach image files (.bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif, & .tiff)

  • Attach external reference drawings

  • Print to file (.plt, .jpg, .pdf, .png, & .svg)

  • Save as .wmf, .jpeg, .pdf, .png, .sld, .svg, .tif, & .stl file formats

  • Multi-page PDF creation

  • Publish to eDrawings or Drawings Now

  Productivity Enhancers

  • Consolidated options dialog

  • Enhanced, easy to read, command prompts

  • Home palette

  • Smart calculator

  • Quick print

  • Context sensitive help

  Setup and Administration

  • Support for Windows®, Mac & Linux operating systems

  • Multi-language character set support including Unicode fonts

  • Customizable interface: command aliases, double-click actions, menus, right-click menus, shortcut keys, toolbars, etc.

  • Quick and free to download

  • Fast “one-click” installation


  • Arcs, circles, & lines

  • Notes & SimpleNotes

  • Tables

  • Blocks and BlockAttributes

  • Ellipses & elliptical arcs

  • RichLines, PolyLines, 3D PolyLines, & Splines

  • Points & rings

  • Hyperlinks

  • ViewPorts

  • Masks & region

  • ISO, ANSI & Traditional Hatch patterns

  • Solid & gradient Fill

  • Dimensions: Arc length, radius, diameter, baseline, linear, ordinate, etc.

  • Tolerances, Leaders & CenterMarks

  Drafting Tools

  • Snap & Grid

  • Chamfer & Fillet

  • Tracking guides & Polar guides

  • Get area, distance, or coordinates information

  • Double-click editing

  • Undo/Redo

  • EntityGrips, EntitySnaps, Entity

  • InfiniteLines, Rays & Reference Points

  • Select entities using filters, SmartSelect, or by window, crossing window, crossline, polygonal window, etc.

Drawing Setup Tools

  • Customizable coordinate system

  • RichLine styles

  • Layer manager

  • Table styles

  • Points format

  • Text Styles

  • Unit system

  • Multiple layout

  • Dimension styles

  • Named page layouts

  Edit Tools

  • Move, scale & rotate

  • Stretch & change length

  • Mirror, copy, offset and pattern copy

  • Trim & extend

  • Split & weld

  • Edit blocks in-place or isolate for edit

  • Open reference drawings from within the base drawing

  • Clip references and images

  • Modify Hatch and fill pattern, origin, etc

  • Edit note properties: direction, justification, line spacing, text height, TextStyle, etc.

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8.1.398 [06-21-11]

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